Chapter 4

Locking down and optimizing the windows client


Here, we focus on locking down the Windows client. Focusing on client side advanced configuration to appropriately limit how software and patches may be installed, gains better level of consistency and security for the entire network. Next, we harden key applications like the Web browser and mail.


hardening windows client
hardening web browser
hardening mail client
The client computer can be a significant point of attack in the network and thus must be completely optimized for both security and performance. The client computer will most probably be, but not limited to, Windows. Chances are a majority of your clients are using Microsoft Windows, with some additional operating ...

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