Chapter 27

Securing Computers

Lab Exercises

27.01     Configuring Local Policies

27.02     Reviewing Security Events

27.03     Removing Malware from a Computer

27.04     Researching Missing Security Fixes with Belarc Advisor

Lab Analysis Test

Key Term Quiz

Obviously, keeping your computer secure is important. Several chapters have already been devoted to securing your systems and networks. But there are still a few more helpful tools you should know about to keep things running smoothly. Local Security Policy in Windows enables you to set a variety of rules about using the system; Event Viewer shows you information about events you didn’t even know were happening; and Windows Defender is a free tool that enables you to clean your system of, ...

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