Question Description

You are a security administrator responsible for providing secure configuration requirements for new laptop deployments. After reading Module 2 of Certified Secure Computer User v2 exercises, apply the configuration settings below on your Windows® or Mac® computer and take screenshots of each step:

Windows:

  1. Lock system when not in use
  2. Create and change user account password
  3. Disable Guest Account
  4. Enable Automatic Software Updates
  5. Enable Firewall
  6. Create a New Firewall Rule
  7. Turn on Windows Defender
  8. Enable bitlocker
  9. Decrypt file using EFS
  10. Disable Unnecessary Services

Mac:

  1. Lock system when not in use
  2. Disable Automatic Login
  3. Enable Automatic Software updates
  4. Disable Guest Account
  5. Enable FileVault
  6. Enable Firewall
  7. Change Password at set intervals
  8. Enable and set parental controls

Paste screenshots into a Microsoft® Word document to demonstrate you applied the configurations.

Write a 1-page explanation on how and why these settings create a secure operating system.

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