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Discussion in 'other anti-malware software' started by Gasp, Jan 13, 2010.

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  1. Gasp

    Gasp Registered Member

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    I have four office computers on a network running Vista Business and would like your advice on what to install in terms of security. At the moment we only have Windows Firewall and A-Squared. Unfortunately you could consider some of the users to be somewhat slack when it comes to security, they'll open any attachment or file off the internet without any consideration dispite being told not to. The users are on limited accounts but I feel more could be done to secure the PCs. The system does need to be idiot-proof for the user and in the past the users just click "accept" on any firewall message or AV message.

    I was thinking just install Kaspersky Internet Security 2010 and have done? I was also considering Anti-Executable to go with Kaspersky but its too expensive at £23 per PC. There are better solutions for far less.

    Whats your take?
     
  2. Peter2150

    Peter2150 Global Moderator

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    I am in a similiar situation, but with fewer people. But occasionally they have to open questionable emails. I run sandboxie, and online armor. Sandboxie forces all browsers and Outlook into the sandboxs which are configured fairly tight. That has proven more then adequate, and if the girls do occasionally browse, no problem.

    Pete
     
  3. Kees1958

    Kees1958 Registered Member

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    Well in stead of anti-executable, I may promote my own tweak (just implement first 3 posts) https://www.wilderssecurity.com/showthread.php?t=262475

    When running LUA one can't download executable type of files.

    Why don't you use Software Restriction Policy on Vista Business? Ask some experienced guys over here to enforce a GPO-template (above tweak is also part of group policy editor, so you can two flies with one strike)

    Info
    http://www.petri.co.il/working_with_group_policy.htm
    http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/bb742376.aspx
    http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc787386(WS.10).aspx
     
  4. Gasp

    Gasp Registered Member

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    Wouldn't running a GPO mean configuring it manually on each machine? If so then thats too much of a pain.
     
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