Microsoft Windows desktop operating systems security management

Email Alerts

Register now to receive SearchEnterpriseDesktop.com-related news, tips and more, delivered to your inbox.
By submitting you agree to receive email from TechTarget and its partners. If you reside outside of the United States, you consent to having your personal data transferred to and processed in the United States. Privacy
  • FIDO (Fast Identity Online)

    FIDO (Fast ID Online) is an open standard for a secure and easy-to-use universal authentication interface created to address the lack of interoperability among strong authentication devices. The FIDO standard supports multifactor authentication and strong features like biometrics.

  • SmartScreen

    SmartScreen is a Microsoft filtering tool designed to detect and block suspicious and malicious sites, applications and files. The program checks the safety of websites and downloads and tracks malware and phishing attempts. Introduced in Windows 7's Internet Explorer 8, SmartScreen uses a whitelist of trusted sites collected from the surfing data of other IE SmartScreen users.

  • Avoid these assumptions about Windows 8.1 security

    As IT shops finally move from Windows XP to Windows 8, they may believe that Windows 8.1 security is automatically better. Know the real risks with both Windows and the enterprise.

  • Save WIM file space with WIMBoot in Windows 8.1 update

    With Windows 8.1 Update 1, it's possible to boot desktops directly from a WIM file. Follow these steps to create WIMBoot images and save disk space.

  • Pros and cons of Windows 7 vs. Windows 8

    In our first video face-off, IT experts discuss the pros and cons of Windows 7 vs. Windows 8, including security, support and other OS considerations.

  • Avoiding pitfalls on the path to endpoint security

    IT security can be overwhelming, but it doesn’t have to be that way. Admins can strengthen desktop and enterprise security by taking a step back to consider the bigger picture.

  • host intrusion prevention systems (HIPS)

    A host intrusion prevention system (HIPS) is a security method that relies on third-party software tools to monitor network traffic and system activities for anomalous code behavior to identify and prevent malicious activities.

  • Uninstall OS before disposing of a Windows machine

    Whether you're disposing of a Windows computer or reimaging it, here's how to uninstall OS traces.

  • For missing GPO settings, check the Winlogon component

    If a Windows system isn't applying certain Group Policy settings, you may need to check Winlogon and common client-side extensions.

  • Using Goverlan RAS to centralize Windows desktop control

    The Goverlan Remote Administration Suite may provide systems management functions for Windows admins for less money than Microsoft System Center.

  • VIEW MORE ON : Endpoint security management tools