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Top Windows security tips for admins

Check out our hottest tech tips on subjects such as networking security, spyware, patch management, enterprise security best practices and more.

Searching for the latest greatest technical tips on securing Windows machines? Look no further than SearchWindowsSecurity.com. We have tips on a wide variety of subjects including networking security, antivirus and antispam software, patch management, blank enterprise security best practices, malware removal and more. We can solve your most challenging questions like, "How can I remove a rootkit?" or, "How can I create stronger passwords?"

Listed below are the hottest tips from SearchWindowsSecurity.com. This week, you can find tips on the using tougher NACs, setting your Windows security assessment expectations, User Account Control in Windows Vista, controlling Windows executables and pop-ups in Internet Explorer. If you need tips that cover different topics, check out our entire Windows security tip library.
This page is updated on a weekly basis.

Internet Explorer 7 and its security issues
By Kevin Beaver and Jonathan Hassell, SearchWindowsSecurity.com contributors
Still relatively young, Internet Explorer 7 is not without its share of problems. Learn how you can prevent Internet Explorer 7 from randomly restricting your favorite Web sites as well as how you can securely operate with older versions of Internet Explorer.

Read this tip, Internet Explorer 7 and its security issues.

Office 2007: A look at its security features
By Brien M. Posey, MCSE
So what has Microsoft done to make sure that malware and other nasty intruders don't mess with your important documents? This tip explains some of the relevant security features in Office 2007.

Read this tip, Office 2007: A look at its security features.

Creating your own Windows digital certificates: The risks and benefits
By Serdar Yegulalp, Contributor
Perhaps you've considered generating your own digital certificates for your Windows system, but you weren't sure how safe that would be. This tip outlines the risks and benefits involved in creating your own certificates.

Read this tip, Creating your own Windows digital certificates: The risks and benefits.

Are tougher NACs needed in your shop?
By Jonathan Hassell, SearchWindowsSecurity.com contributor
Do your NACs give your Windows system enough protection? Find out the reasons why you may need to implement tougher NACs in your environment.

Read this tip, Are tougher NACs needed in your shop?

Setting your Windows security assessment expectations, step by step
By Kevin Beaver, CISSP and SearchWindowsSecurity.com contributor
You don't know everything about every system you need to test for security flaws. Get others engaged in security assessments; they'll be more likely to help you if trouble arises.

Read this tip, Setting your Windows security assessment expectations, step by step.

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This was last published in April 2007

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