Total Workstation Lockdown: Your Action Plan
Total workstation lockdown isn't for every machine in your organization, but some machines require it. It's usually those "public walk up" machines that we need to manage a little bit differently; the machines that are in the cafeterias, the lobby and the library. The more we think about it, these kinds of machines are everywhere in our organization - inviting attack and ruining our day. Who knows what crazy things people are doing ON these machines - visiting strange web sites and installing evil software. The good news is that Microsoft has a slew of solutions to help you with this very specific problem. And it doesn't mean you need to turn the thumbscrews and go from 0 - 100% lockdown either. Microsoft has a variety of technologies you can choose (and mix and match) to make sure your workstations as locked down only as much as they need to be. In this session, Group Policy MVP Jeremy Moskowitz will demonstrate a myriad of ways to make your public desktops more secure. You will also learn about some non-Microsoft tools to help enhance your control of this notoriously difficult situation.
About the speaker
Jeremy Moskowitz a Group Policy MVP and is the Chief Propeller-Head for Moskowitz, inc. and GPanswers.com. He is one of less than a dozen Microsoft MVPs in Group Policy. Since becoming one of the world''s first MCSEs, he has performed Active Directory, and Group Policy planning and implementations for some of the world's largest organizations. His latest book is "Group Policy Fundamentals, Security, and the Managed Desktop" Learn more about the books and Jeremy's Group Policy Master Class training www.GPanswers.com. GPanswers.com was ranked as one of "The 20 most useful Microsoft sites for IT professionals" by ComputerWorld magazine. Jeremy also founded PolicyPak Software (www.PolicyPak.com) which helps administrators lock down applications using Group Policy.
Published Date: May 10, 2011
Presented By: Anthony de Bruyn
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