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The 10 Windows group policy settings you need to get right

Configure these 10 group policy settings carefully, and enjoy better Windows security across the office

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The best new security features of Windows 10

With deep protection at its core, Windows 10 is the most secure Windows ever, from virtualization-based security to Windows Hello to Enterprise Data Protection

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Don't secure Microsoft systems by Microsoft alone

Why 'defense in depth' would still make sense if Microsoft's security tools were as good as the competition

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Why Windows 10 is the most secure Windows ever

With Device Guard and Credential Guard, Windows enjoys unprecedented protection from malware and advanced persistent threats

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Tanium review: Endpoint security at the speed of now

Tanium Endpoint Platform draws on fast peer-to-peer communications to answer queries of managed clients within seconds

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Windows 7, 8, and 10: Now all collecting user data for Microsoft

Uncomfortable with Windows 10 slurping personal data? Too bad -- Microsoft rolls out similar snooping capabilities to Windows 7, Windows 8

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Windows 10 upgrade scams are only warming up

Ransomware and phishing scams tied to current events have been staples of criminal hackers for years, and the Windows 10 upgrade scam is the latest version

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Windows Server 2003 will live on -- here's how and why

Some businesses will still run Windows Server 2003 after support ends on July 14; see how they plan to keep things rolling

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Review: The best password managers for PCs, Macs, and mobile devices

10 local and cloud-based contenders make passwords stronger and online life easier for Windows, OS X, iOS, Android, BlackBerry, and Windows Phone users

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4 no-bull facts about Microsoft's HTTP.sys vulnerability

The latest Web server vulnerability affects desktop systems as well as Microsoft products

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Infected with malware? Check your Windows registry

Auditing your registry can turn up telltale signs on malware infection. Here's how to monitor the registry keys that matter using Microsoft's Sysinternals Autoruns

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How to detect malware infection in 9 easy steps

Hey Windows users: Here's now to get the incredible power of 57 antimalware engines with no performance impact on your computer

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