Chapter 17

Securing the System

In this chapter, you will learn to:

  • Add Virus and External Intrusion Protection
    • Remove Viruses
    • Detect and Remove Malicious Software
    • Verify System Files
    • Verify Drivers
  • Change the Verifier Settings
  • Configure Local Security Policies
    • Perform an Analysis
    • Configure Security Policies
    • Export Policies
    • Import Policies
    • Validate a Policy File
  • Work with General Applications
    • Use TaskKill and TaskList Filters
    • Terminate Tasks
    • List Applications
    • List Services

Security is an extremely complex topic and this chapter doesn’t seek to tell you everything there is to know about security. However, it does help you understand how to enhance security using command line tools—an often missed opportunity in other books and articles. ...

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