David A. Wheeler's Blog

Tue, 14 Dec 2004

New paper on how to secure Microsoft Windows for home and small business users

As a security expert, I occasionally get asked by Microsoft Windows users questions like “I got this strange error message — do I have spyware?” or “How do I keep my [Windows] computer secure?” Large businesses employ people who secure computer systems as a full-time job, but that doesn’t help if you’re a home or small business user. “Small business” here includes small non-profits, too.

So, I’ve posted on my website information on how to secure your Microsoft Windows system. It’s basically a checklist of things you can do to make things better.

Get it here: Securing Microsoft Windows (for Home and Small Business Users)

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