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How To Protect Your Computer

Information Security Office

One of the easiest targets for a hacker is an unpatched unhardened system. The ISO has provided a few guides that will educate the system user as to how they can secure their system to protect against being hacked. These guides are tailored to the operating system, and will greatly decrease the likelihood of being hacked.

Hardening Policies

These documents are Information Security Office (ISO) guidelines for end users who wish to increase the security of their systems. Please choose your operating system from the list below.
Windows XP Hardening Guide (PDF)
Windows XP Security Tool
Windows 2000 Hardening Guide (PDF)
Windows 2000 Security Tool
Mac OS X Hardening Guide (PDF)
UNIX Hardening Guide (PDF)