Security

Last Updated on 2 Feb. 2009, Total: 77 Knowledge Base Tips

  1. Configuring Wireless Security Settings via GPO

    Using Group Policy wireless extensions you can more easily manage security and encryption settings for your networks wireless clients... Read More

  2. Creating a password reset disk

    Creating a password reset disk... Read More

  3. Default GPO Permissions

    It is very important to assign appropriate permissions to every GPO you create. Here I list the default permissions given to a new GPO... Read More

  4. Disable Enumeration of SID's

    One way for an attacker to scope out a target system and, particularly, to identify the Administrator account so they can focus their efforts on the account with the most privileges is to list, or enumerate, the SID's (serial identifiers) on a Windows machine... Read More

  5. Disabling Internet Explorer Enhanced Security Configuration

    Windows Server 2003 comes out of the box very hardened in some areas. One of these is through Internet Explorer Enhanced Security Configuration. Here is how to disable it... Read More

  6. Disabling LM Authentication

    Using strong passwords is useless if they are not encrypted properly. That’s why disabling LM authentication is important... Read More

  7. Don't Bother Deleting C$

    Why deleting the C$ share is not a good idea... Read More

  8. Don’t forget to secure your UPS!

    Physical security for your servers may be useless if you don't secure your UPS also... Read More

  9. Eliminating Ping Responses from Secret Servers

    Ever have a server setup that you really don’t want people knowing even exists? Keeping it from returning ping responses is a great way to make it vanish... Read More

  10. Enabling Windows Firewall on domain controllers

    Steps for enabling WF on domain controllers... Read More

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