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Title: Chapter 13: Configuring Security Settings and Internet Options


1
Chapter 13 Configuring Security Settings and
Internet Options
  • By the Objectives

2
Chapter Overview
  • Configuring Account Policies
  • Configuring User Rights
  • Configuring Security Options
  • Configuring Internet Options

3
Security Settings in the Local Computer Policy
Snap-In
  • When you install the Group Policy snap-in and
    point it at the local computer, it is called the
    Local Computer Policy snap-in.
  • Account Policies is one of the Security Settings
    in the Local Computer Policy snap-in.
  • User Rights Assignments and Security Options are
    both Local Policies and are part of the Security
    Settings in the Local Computer Policy snap-in.

4
Lesson One Objective
  • Configure Account Policies

5
Password Policy
  • Improves security on your computer
  • Controls how passwords are created and managed
  • Specifies the length of time a password can be
    used
  • Specifies the minimum password length
  • Maintains a history of the passwords used

6
Password Policy Settings
7
Configuring Account Lockout Policy
8
Lesson Two Objectives
  • Configure user rights

9
Understanding User Rights
  • Can be assigned to groups or individual user
    accounts
  • Should be assigned only to groups
  • Are cumulative

10
Assigning User Rights
11
Logon Rights
  • Access This Computer From The Network (or Deny)
  • Log On As A Batch Job (or Deny)
  • Log On As A Service (or Deny)
  • Log On Locally (or Deny)
  • Allow Logon Through Terminal Services (or Deny)

12
Lesson Three Objective
  • Configure security options

13
Renaming the Administrator Account
  • You cannot delete the Administrator account.
  • You should rename the built-in Administrator
    account.
  • To rename the built-in Administrator account
  • 1. Right-click Accounts Rename The Administrator
    Account.
  • 2. Click Properties.
  • 3. Type the new name, and then click OK.

14
Configuring Other Settings to Improve Logon
Security
  • Rename the built-in Guest account.
  • Limit the number of times users can log on to a
    Microsoft Windows domain using cached account
    information.
  • Interactive Logon Number Of Previous Logons To
    Cache
  • Prevent the storing of credentials and .NET
    Passports.
  • Network Access Do Not Allow Storage Of
    Credentials Or .NET Passports For Network
    Authentication

15
Shutting Down the Computer Without Logging On
  • By default, Microsoft Windows XP Professional
    does not require a user to be logged on to the
    computer to shut it down.
  • To force users to log on to the computer before
    they can shut it down
  • 1. Right-click Shutdown Allow System To Be Shut
    Down Without Having To Log On.
  • 2. Click Properties.
  • 3. Select Disable to force users to log on before
    they can shut down the computer.
  • To use this setting, the computer must be a
    member of a domain or you must turn off the use
    of the Welcome screen.

16
Clearing the Virtual Memory Pagefile on Shutdown
  • By default, Windows XP Professional does not
    clear the virtual memory pagefile when the system
    is shut down.
  • The data in the pagefile might be accessible to
    users who are not authorized to view that
    information.
  • To have Windows XP Professional clear the
    pagefile on shutdown
  • 1. Right-click Shutdown Clear Virtual Memory
    Pagefile.
  • 2. Click Properties.
  • 3. Select Enabled.

17
Disabling CtrlAltDelete Requirement for Logon
18
Preventing the Display of the Last User Name in
Logon Screen
19
Lesson Four Objective
  • Configure Internet options

20
Using Internet Options
  • Allows you to
  • Configure Microsoft Internet Explorer 6.0
  • Specify the first Web page you see when you start
    Internet Explorer
  • Delete temporary Internet files stored on your
    computer
  • Use Content Advisor to block objectionable
    materials on your computer
  • Set your security level

21
Configuring Internet Options
22
Using the Security Tab
23
Using the Privacy Tab
24
Using the Content Tab
25
Using the Connections Tab
26
Using the Programs Tab
27
Using the Advanced Tab
28
Chapter Summary
  • Local Computer Policy Security Settings
  • Account Policies is one of the Local Computer
    Policy Security Settings.
  • User Rights Assignments and Security Options are
    both Local Policies and are also part of the
    Local Computer Policy Security Settings.

29
Chapter Summary (Cont.)
  • Password Policy controls passwords.
  • How often they must be changed
  • How often they can be reused
  • Their minimum length
  • Their complexity
  • Storing them in reverse encryption
  • Account Lockout Policy controls
  • The lockout duration
  • The number of invalid attempts before an account
    is locked out
  • The amount of time before the lockout counter is
    reset

30
Chapter Summary (Cont.)
  • User rights grant groups the privileges to
    perform a specific task or control the way users
    can log on to a system.
  • Security options control
  • How you enable, disable, or rename the
    Administrator and Guest accounts
  • How you manage interactive logon, network
    clients, network access, and network security
  • Internet Explorer security is configured in
    Internet Options, which is accessed through
    Network And Internet Connections in Control
    Panel.
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