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  • Windows Hardening Expert Advice

    Recently, Windows hardening expert Jonathan Hassell answered a series of questions on topics ranging from Internet Explorer security to Windows Firewall to Group Policy. Read his  Continue Reading

  • Patch Management Toolbox

    Even though Patch Tuesday only comes once a month, keeping up with the latest security fixes is no easy task. A patch is designed to be a quick fix, but implementing and managing these patches can prove to be quite time consuming, if not practically...  Continue Reading

  • Patching Windows servers

    Patch management usually implies managing the updates of numerous client machines, but patching servers can be much more complicated -- even though there are usually fewer to patch. Contributor Serdar Yegulalp suggests some ways to ease the pain of ...  Continue Reading

  • Challenge 9: The Root of the Problem

    Do you suspect your network's security has been compromised? If so, with the right set of tools, you can discover and remedy such a problem in no time. See how other IT professionals went about getting to the root of their particular network ...  Continue Reading

  • Windows security toolbox: Free testing tools

    Choosing the right tool can make or break your Windows vulnerability assessment. With so many Windows testing and hacking tools at your disposal, it can be difficult to figure out which tool best suits your needs. We put together this toolbox to ...  Continue Reading

  • Checklist: Protecting users from themselves

    Users are prone to clicking on things they shouldn't. Eliminate this possibility by deactivating certain unneeded services on Windows XP machines. Contributor Jonathan Hassell provides an extensive list of recommended servcies to deactivate or ...  Continue Reading

  • Top 15 security tools for testing Windows

    Being proactive with security assessments can find unexpected vulnerabilities and ease pressure on patch Tuesday. Contributor and security testing guru Kevin Beaver discusses his 15 favorite security testing tools.  Continue Reading

  • Firefox security

    What if Firefox was as big a target as Internet Explorer? Would it still be the more secure option? Confessed Microsoft enthusiast Brien Posey examines the reality of Firefox's more secure reputation.  Continue Reading

  • Learning Guides from SearchWinIT.com

    Check out our selection of Learning Guides to get extensive information on Active Directory, Group Policy, malware, Windows 2003 migration and more!  Continue Reading

  • Client hardening

    This excerpt from Microsoft Windows Group Policy Guide covers best practices for creating and maintaining a secure environment for desktops and laptops running Windows XP Professional. Hardening clients also involves knowing which ports need ...  Continue Reading

  • The four layers of Internet Explorer security

    Internet Explorer revolutionized the Internet browser in the '90s, but brought myriad security headaches with it into the 21st century. This article by site editor Benjamin Vigil takes a look at why Internet Explorer has become such a problem and ...  Continue Reading

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