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In this episode I explore some ways you can turn up the security heat on your Windows workstations by mapping their security to a hardening standard and/or baseline. Specifically, I cover:

I think one path to success is to use the Windows SCT as a way to create a baseline, and then use it – plus some of the other guides and standards – to gradually turn the security screws on the OS. Don’t just import a GPO template and turn on 123,456,789 settings at once. You’ll likely bring the network to its knees!

Got a better/faster/stronger way to accomplish baselining? Let me know!

Written by: Brian Johnson

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