12. Configuring Local Security Settings

This chapter covers the following subjects:

Configuring Local Security Policy: Local Security Policy presents a subset of Group Policy with settings designed to enhance the security of a local Windows 8.1 computer. This section shows you how to configure policies affecting users logging on to the computer, as well as auditing of actions that users might perform on the computer and several other security-related settings.

Configuring User Account Control: UAC is designed to enable all users, even administrators, to run with a standard access token. When a user requires administrative privileges for a task that can affect system properties, such as installing a program, the user receives a prompt that ...

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