Assignment- DEVELOP HARDENING CHECKLIST FOR WINDOWS 10

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WEEK ASSIGNMENT- DEVELOP HARDENING CHECKLIST FOR WINDOWS 10

One of the most useful tools you will use in your role as an Information Security professional is a hardening checklist. Essentially, it is a document that serves as a guide to configuring a desktop / system security. Please develop this guide for a windows 10 desktop environment.

The hardening checklist will take the form of a table or chart that lists how the Windows 10 desktop should be hardened. This will be culmination of everything you have learned, in terms of Operating Systems, Security Controls, and various strategies that can be employed. Essentially this documents will summarize everything you know about securing a system in an easy to follow checklist. You should try to provide a short and quick one sentence description on each setting or task that you are recommending in the checklist.

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NicholasI
School: Cornell University

Hi, kindly find attached

Running Head: HARDENING WINDOWS 10

Hardening Windows 10
Student’s Name
Institution
Date

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HARDENING WINDOWS 10

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Hardening Windows 10
Computer systems are susceptible to attacks from with and without the organization.
Hardening in computing is securing the computer system by reducing the number of vulnerable
areas in the system (Hicks, 2016). Reducing the vulnerable regions means that the functions done
by the system need to decrease because the more the tasks, the more vulnerable the system is. This
paper will focus on hardening windows 10. Below is a checklist of what to consider during the
hardening process.
Item

Feature

Breakdown

Action

Settings

Update and Security

Windows update

Choose ‘off’

Windows Defender

Switch on

General

Set everything to ‘off’

Location

...

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