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From: j2mccluggage at adelphia.net (Jody & Jennifer McCluggage)
Date: Wed, 12 May 2010 06:52:28 -0400

Don't forget to check out resources from the manufacturer itself.  Microsoft
has a free tool called the Microsoft Security Compliance Manager
(http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc677002.aspx).  You can import
baselines for several of its products and OSs, including Windows 7.  The Win
7 baseline includes a "Windows 7 Security Guide Doc" and several different
group policy templates covering different scenarios. This is a great tool
for getting started on building a group policy baseline.  Though not
perfect, to be fair, Microsoft has put a lot of effort the past several
years into better securing their products.  Sometimes I think they do not
get the credit they deserve on that front.

 

Jody

 

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[mailto:pauldotcom-bounces at mail.pauldotcom.com] On Behalf Of Juan Cortes
Sent: Tuesday, May 11, 2010 2:08 PM
To: PaulDotCom Security Weekly Mailing List
Subject: Re: [Pauldotcom] windows7 hardening checklist

 

This awsome i was bout ask the same question. Gotta love the mailing list. 

On May 11, 2010 12:53 PM, "Tidball, Christopher"
<Christopher.Tidball at qwest.com> wrote:

You might want to check out the Center for Internet Security
(http://cisecurity.org/en-us/?). They provide hardening benchmarks for many
OS including Windows 7.

Chris

 

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[mailto:pauldotcom-bounces at pdc-mail.pauldotcom.com] On Behalf Of Andrew
Anderson
Sent: Tuesday, May 11, 2010 11:01 AM
To: PaulDotCom Security Weekly Mailing List
Subject: [Pauldotcom] windows7 hardening checklist

Anyone have suggestions re: checklist, framework, or other gotchas when it
comes to hardening Window...

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