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Microsoft System Center Endpoint Protection Cookbook - Second Edition by Nicolai Henriksen

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The Microsoft Security Center

How does Microsoft Security Center work and what can it give you?

Microsoft Security Center is a Service in your Windows that monitors the security health settings, including firewall, antivirus, antispyware, windows update, User Account Control (UAC) and Internet settings. Basically all the mentioned features are related to the security of the Operating System.

How to do it…

The local service is called Security Center in your Windows, and it's set, by default, to Start Automatically Delayed, meaning it starts a little bit after the Windows has finished starting up. There is about two minutes delay, which is totally fine for several services, and will result in a more rapid Windows startup time and allowing the users ...

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