How to use the Windows 10 Security baseline

Jonathan LefebvreWINDOWS 109 Comments

Microsoft has been releasing Security baseline since the Windows XP days. Windows 10 is no exception to this, except now there’s a new release of security baseline following each major build of Windows 10. The concept of the Security Baseline is to provide Microsoft guidance for IT administrators on how to secure the operating system, by using GPOs, in the following areas : Computer security User security Internet Explorer BitLocker Credential Guard Windows Defender Antivirus Domain Security Implementing the security baseline in GPOs is not a complex or long task. The challenge that the security baseline provide is that it … Read More

Windows 10 | Point and Print printer installation prompt UAC

Jonathan LefebvreWINDOWS 1012 Comments

We came across a strange issue today on Windows 10 devices that we haven’t seen since the Windows Vista days. Users has started to get prompts for User Account Control(UAC) when connecting to some printers. The Point and Print feature is responible for this as it easily allow standard users to install printer drivers from trusted print server. The problem appeared right after applying last July monthly updates. (MS16-087) [su_box title=”Description” style=”glass” title_color=”#F0F0F0″]This security update resolves vulnerabilities in Microsoft Windows. The more severe of the vulnerabilities could allow remote code execution if an attacker is able to execute a man-in-the-middle (MiTM) attack on a … Read More