Securing Your Windows Platform
Play Securing Your Windows Platform
This session demonstrates tools that can be used right away to improve the security posture of Windows clients and servers on the Internet, such as: Enhanced Mitigation Experience Toolkit (EMET) – TWC tool for mitigation against malware exploit techniques for applications,AppLocker – Built-in Windows 7 technology to enforce application whitelists and blacklists,Security Compliance Manager (SCM) – applying a security template from Security Compliance Manager (SCM),Attack Surface Analyzer Beta (ASA) – TWC tool to report attack surfaces and provide baseline deltas of a Windows installation. Most of the time is spent on AppLocker and Attack Surface Analyzer. Attendees are encouraged to download the EMET, ASA and SCM tools ahead of time into a Windows 7 VM in Virtual PC to follow along during the session. The session focuses on securing Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2, though techniques and tools are applicable to prior releases.