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RE: XP Hardening May 13 2008 06:01PM
Devin Ganger (DevinG 3sharp com)
I second this, and not just because I worked on pieces of them. They have the most comprehensive explanation of how to use the various security technologies within XP and Server 2003.

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> -----Original Message-----
> From: listbounce (at) securityfocus (dot) com [email concealed]
> [mailto:listbounce (at) securityfocus (dot) com [email concealed]] On Behalf Of Kurt Dillard
> Sent: Tuesday, May 13, 2008 10:05 AM
> To: 'Nuno Treez'; maash.rajani (at) gmail (dot) com [email concealed]
> Cc: focus-ms (at) securityfocus (dot) com [email concealed]
> Subject: RE: XP Hardening
>
> I think Microsoft's guide is pretty good:
> http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=14839. If you are looking
> for
> detailed information on what each setting does you can refer to
> this too:
> Threats and Countermeasures: Security Settings in Windows Server
> 2003 and
> Windows XP: http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=15159
>
> Kurt
> -----Original Message-----
> From: listbounce (at) securityfocus (dot) com [email concealed]
> [mailto:listbounce (at) securityfocus (dot) com [email concealed]] On
> Behalf Of Nuno Treez
> Sent: Tuesday, May 13, 2008 12:31 PM
> To: maash.rajani (at) gmail (dot) com [email concealed]
> Cc: focus-ms (at) securityfocus (dot) com [email concealed]
> Subject: Re: XP Hardening
>
> On Tue, May 13, 2008 at 9:58 AM, <maash.rajani (at) gmail (dot) com [email concealed]> wrote:
>
> > Can anyone direct me to some resources explaining hardening
> procedures for
> windows XP.
> >
>
> A small amount of kindness is greatly felt, it pays to be kind. :P
>
> To play games, office, at home? What's the function of this
> computer?
> Anyway, you can try http://www.cisecurity.org and apply the
> benchmark.
> It's the best way, IMHO.
>
> Cheers.
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> Nuno Treez
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> Being a pain in the Internet's ass since 1996.
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> Praef.)
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