Secure Desktops for regulatory compliance and business agility using the new book from Packt

Least Privilege Security for Windows 7, Vista and XP is a new book from Packt that is aimed for System Administrators or desktop support staff who want to implement Least Privilege Security on Windows systems.

Online PR News – 06-August-2010 – – Written by Russell Smith, this book allows administrators to explore the principle of Least Privilege Security and implement it across different versions of Microsoft Windows.

The principle of Least Privilege is widely recognized as an important design consideration in enhancing the protection of data and functionality from faults (fault tolerance) and malicious behavior.

This book covers detailed step-by-step instructions for implementing Least Privilege Security on the desktop for different versions of Windows and related management technologies. It will provide administrators with quick solutions for common technical challenges, Microsoft best practice advice, and techniques for managing Least Privilege on the desktop along with details on the impact of Least Privilege Security.

Using this book, administrators will be able to Apply Least Privilege Security to different categories of users, get buy-in from management. They would also be able to identify any potential compatibility problems with Least Privilege Security and software installed on networked PCs using Microsoft's Application Compatibility Toolkit (ACT). In addition to this they will also learn how to Configure User Account Control on multiple computers.

This practical handbook covering solutions to the most common technical challenges and Microsoft best practice advice is ideal for System Administrators or desktop support staff. This book is now out and available from Packt. For more information please visit: