Network Security Tough Love. David Strom Sonicwall Sales Meeting 1/24/08 (new). Security industry trends. Exploits aplenty Vista is no cure-all , quite the contrary NAC going nowhere Managed services bonanza. Exploits aplenty.
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Network Security Tough Love
Sonicwall Sales Meeting
-install latest patches, and enable Windows Update
-disable file and print sharing, disable DCOM
-turn off several Windows services
-use autoruns and msconfig to disable more stuff
-disable extension hiding and file sharing in Explorer
-secure IE, then install and use Firefox & noscript plugin
-install a firewall
-install antivirus, antispyware, and Security Task Manager
-install a new hosts file to block ads and malicious sites
-create and always use an unprivileged account
-if my kids will be using the computer, then use Microsoft's Software Restriction Policies
(from SANS Internet Storm Center diary 10/17/07)
Now, let’s talk the real world and assess and manage our networks
Why isn’t Sonicwall in this mix?