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Security: Hardening

According to Webster, "In computing, hardening is the process of securing a system". Here in IST we have ever evolving procedures we apply to our workstations and servers.

Managing a UW-owned PC yourself is no longer recommended, for security and compatibility reasons, so we no longer publically document all of the settings

we apply. this is a constantly moving target. Instead, just have your PC managed in Nexus by your local IT group and everything that needs to be applied, will be.

PLEASE NOTE: This also applies to laptops!