Tech Tips: Laptop Hardening

  1. BIOS Hardening:
    1. Disable DVD/CD ROM
    2. Disable USB Ports
    3. Disable Serial Ports
    4. Disable Parallel Ports
    5. Enable Smart Lock (if applicable)
  2. Operating Systems Hardening (Windows , Linux, Mac OS).
  3. Group Policy Hardening (For Windows Platform).
  4. Browser Hardening (IE, Chrome, Safari, Opera, Firefox,etc).
  5. Email client Hardening.
  6. Patch Management (For Windows Platform).
  7. Registry Hardening (For Windows Platform).
  8. Custom Configuration relating to Company standards (Impose by IT Security Group).
  9. Third Party Apps Hardening.
  10. Remove Default Software which has nothing to do with your Company Business Operation.
  11. Antivirus Updates.
  12. Naming Convention relating to Company standards (Impose by IT Security Group).