Secure Desktops for regulatory compliance and business agility using the new book from PACKT

July 2010 | Enterprise

Least Privilege Security for Windows 7, Vista and XP is a new book from Packt that is aimed for System Administrators or desktop support staff who want to implement Least Privilege Security on Windows systems. Written by Russell Smith, this book allows administrators to explore the principle of Least Privilege Security and implement it across different versions of Microsoft Windows.

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 This book covers detailed step-by-step instructions for implementing Least Privilege Security on the desktop for different versions of Windows and related management technologies. It will provide administrators with quick solutions for common technical challenges, Microsoft best practice advice, and techniques for managing Least Privilege on the desktop along with details on the impact of Least Privilege Security.

Using this book, administrators will be able to Apply Least Privilege Security to different categories of users and get buy-in from management and identify any potential compatibility problems with Least Privilege Security and software installed on networked PCs using Microsoft's Application Compatibility Toolkit (ACT). It will also help them Configure User Account Control on multiple computers using Group Policy along with deploying applications using Group Policy Software Installation (GPSI) and Windows Installer and create MSI wrappers for legacy setup programs.

This practical handbook covering solutions to the most common technical challenges and Microsoft best practice advice is ideal for System Administrators or desktop support staff. This book is now out and available from Packt . For more information please visit:

 


Least Privilege Security for Windows 7, Vista and XP
  Secure desktops for regulatory compliance and business agility

For more information, please visit: https://www.packtpub.com/least-privilege-security-for-windows-7-vista-and-xp/book

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