A family of graphical operating systems produced by Microsoft. Windows includes both server and destop operating systems. Early versions relied on MS-DOS while current versions have evolved from Windows NT. Please do not use this tag for X, but use [x-windows] instead.
I have Kaspersky Internet Security (KIS) installed on my system. I always keep it disabled, yet using a few practices, I kept my system virus free for years: I disabled autorun using these tricks; I ...
An IT guy said that in his company, the Windows updates (small security updates that are downloaded automatically by the Windows autoupdate) are checked by the auditor. ie: the auditor checks if every ...
What features are important to you in client-side AV and Firewall products? Who benefits from these features? Managment, the end user, helpdesk. Are there features that are being 'sold' by the ...
With regard to managing a Windows network, what security polices and processes do you use? For example Do you require/support Smart Card Authentication? Restrict logins from a particular ...
This question is for IT Pros, and people who manage a company's infrastructure. Developers should see this related answer for tools geared for them. What are your requirements for such a Event Log ...
On a friend's computer is some kind of spam bot installed. It sends messages like Hello: I received my apple iPad 32GB ordered on an online shop (www.elevalley.com ) today. So exciting ...
What does User Account Control on Windows offer in terms of security? It's just an extra click to potentially run a virus.
I have a Windows Server that I login to from my home. I only use the pre-installed Remote Desktop. Is this a secure way to remote login or should I improve it in some way? If I should improve it, ...