Security identification using Microsoft Assessment and Planning Toolkit 3.1

  Are your PC’s antivirus (AV) and antispyware or anti-malware (AM) programs actually running? If anything should keep you up at night, it’s the question of whether your users’ desktops and laptops are protected from malware.       Previously we talked about how NAP can provide a defense-in-depth layer to protect your PCs. But…


Which Windows Services Do We Need?

  When you look at Microsoft Windows services, it can be confusing to sort through them and understand which ones you need. In this blog entry I’m going to take a more detailed look at Windows services and see if we can identify any services that might not be needed, or determine whether any are suspicious….