Advanced Windows security using EMET

Oct. 8, 2017 0 comments ADMIN Magazine Management firewall

Using Microsoft's Enhanced Mitigation Experience Toolkit (EMET) [1] , you can prevent attackers from exploiting security gaps in the software that you have installed on Windows computers. The security technologies used to limit damage cannot completely eliminate security risks, but instead, they meaningfully serve to complement other security measures. Such measures include installing the latest security updates using Windows Firewall with Advanced Security and using User Account Control (UAC). Additionally, EMET provides a configurable function for determining the trustworthiness of SSL certificates. This function aims to detect and prevent man-in-the-middle attacks. Installing EMET You can download EMET for free from Microsoft's website [2] . For use in companies, you have the option of distributing EMET using the System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM) or the software distribution functions of Active Directory's group policies (more on that later). The configuration of EMET ca...

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