Computer Security

Hardening Computer System

How to harden the computer system?

It is easy to harden the security of your computer system.

Running on the Microsoft Windows System.

  1. Perform Windows Update
  2. Perform Anti-Virus Update
  3. Set Password Policy
  4. Close or disable unused port and service

Perform Windows Update
Please do not use the system that Microsoft had stopped supporting. Example: Microsoft Windows XP
This open opportunity for “Zero Day Attack”. As there are no more updates on security patches once Microsoft stops their support, it is only up to the user to defend their system. The legacy system should be replaced by a newer system.

Perform Anti-Virus Update
Always check on the expiry of Anti-Virus Subscription. Please renew before the expiry date.
There are mainly 2 types of Anti-Virus program

  1. Signature-Based
  2. Holistic-Based