In the previous Security article from GoGrid, we outlined 5 Steps to enhance your security on Microsoft Windows. This article walks you through some of these steps.
Step 1: Patch your system
The following steps apply to Microsoft Windows 2008 OS and Microsoft applications:
- Select the Start button
- Type “windows update” in the search area and press the Enter button.
- You should see the following screen:
- Select the Check for Updates option, which will connect to Microsoft to determine if your system requires security updates.
- Install security updates by pressing the Install updates button.
Note: You may need to reboot your system immediately after you’ve applied the security updates.
Step 2: Rename the administrator account
The following steps apply to Microsoft Windows 2008: (more…) «How To Tighten Up Windows Security»