Least privilege security for Windows 7, Vista, and XP : secure desktops for regulatory compliance and business agility /

Least Privilege Security is the practice of assigning users and programs the minimum permissions required to complete a given task. Implementing this principle in different versions of Microsoft Windows requires careful planning and a good understanding of Windows security. While there are benefits...

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Smith, Russell.
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Birmingham, UK : Packt Pub., 2010.
Subjects:
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Table of Contents:
  • An overview of least privilege security in Microsoft Windows
  • Political and cultural challenges for least privilege security
  • Solving least privilege problems with the application compatibility toolkit
  • User account control
  • Tools and techniques for solving least privilege security problems
  • Software distribution using group policy
  • Managing Internet Explorer add-ons
  • Supporting users running with least privilege
  • Deploying software restriction policies and AppLocker
  • Least privilege in Windows XP
  • Preparing Vista and Windows 7 for least privilege security
  • Provisioning applications on secure desktops with remote desktop services
  • Balancing flexibility and security with application virtualization
  • Deploying XP mode VMs with MED-V.