04:13 PM Yep, I think that' son @Deleted security todo list which I am slowly going through , starting with Bitlocker. Disclaimer | Scientific 10:28 AM All I'm looking for is a generic Microsoft hardening guide, I'm really just assuming that one exists at this point. Other drives will start encrypting immediately, that might explain the missing progress dialog. Suggestions for amendments should be forwarded to the Canadian Centre for Cyber Security’s Contact Centre. This hardening standard, in part, is taken from the guidance of the Center for Internet Security and is the result of a consensus baseline of security guidance from several government and commercial bodies. I will look at the Windows Defender Firewall and see how it compares with the Firewall that comes with my current AV  ( who were recently in the news for the wrong reasons ;) ). | Science.gov 04:29 PM Fear Act Policy, Disclaimer Any help would be appreciated, and thank you in advance. Find out more about the Microsoft MVP Award Program. Policy | Security The seventh Windows 10 hardening tip involves securing it against its overlord: Big Microsoft. They are not incident responders. Environmental Other recommendations were taken from the Windows Security Guide, and the Threats and Counter Measures Guide developed by Microsoft. 01:50 AM. So, I heavily advise that you take the necessary steps to privatise your Windows 10 installation. Windows … USA | Healthcare.gov While I applaud MS for improving protection on kernel things, attackers do not have to necessarily touch the kernel to do damage. CISA, Privacy Also their new innovations also relies on Windows Server Active Directory, which no home user has. As for your suggestion,  Are there any downsides to this as I want to work seamlessly with PowerShell, Azure, REST calls etc. Potentially similar to how Windows Defender Application Guard functions as a container for Edge? Which Windows Server version is the most secure? Security features discussed in this document, along with the names and locations of Group Policy settings, are taken from Microsoft Windows 10 version 1909 – some differences will exist for earlier versions of Microsoft Windows 10. This is a potential security issue, you are being redirected to https://nvd.nist.gov. Adjustments/tailoring to some recommendations will be needed to maintain functionality if attempting to implement CIS hardening on standalone systems. EAST GREENBUSH, N.Y., July 11, 2019 –The Center for Internet Security, Inc. (CIS ®) launches the CIS Controls Microsoft Windows 10 Cyber Hygiene Guide today. The requirements discussed in this document are applicable to Windows 10 Enterprise. I've had successful implementation of that sort of model as the level of role, domain, or infrastructure segregation, but as a single user on a single machine it would essentially mean trying to keep all your more "dodgy stuff" to one VM whilst your "sensitive stuff" is in other VMs, potentially a VM for each contract/client/environment. I would however, like to hear any comments anyone has: from bitlocker and beyond.... ‎04-13-2018 Windows 10 Hardening - A collective resource of settings modifications (mostly opt-outs) that attempt to make Windows 10 as private and as secure as possible. PC Hardening Guide: Protect Your Windows 10 Computer from Hackers, Viruses, Ransomware, and More 1. Check (√) - This is for administrators to check off when she/he completes this portion. ITSP.70.012 Guidance for Hardening Microsoft Windows 10 Enterprise is an UNCLASSIFIED publication, issued under the authority of the Chief, Communications Security Establishment (CSE). And they do not know how to harden Windows. ‎04-25-2018 V2 Calculator, CPE Dictionary CPE Search CPE Statistics SWID, Checklist (NCP) Repository This is one of the first settings that you should change or check on your computer. I highly recommend BitLocker on all drives, Windows will not only accumulate a significant amount of data over time that can be used to identify and break into your devices/drives/accounts, but it also caches file data locally, even if it is stored on encrypted drives; to be absolutely clear: data stored on any drive will leak onto the C: driveAlso, before you enable BitLocker I recommend that you configure the "Require additional authentication at startup" local group policy setting first: Ok, You have convinced me: BItLocker universal it will be. I will report back once I have set the startup policy and enabled it. Information Quality Standards, Author: Defense Information Systems Agency, Specialized Security-Limited Functionality (SSLF). 800-53 Controls SCAP https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/windows-server/identity/securing-privileged-access/securing-privile... https://techcommunity.microsoft.com/t5/Windows-10-security/Hardening-Windows-10/m-p/475686, You may want to use Windows Defender Firewall to. - edited NIST also produces a range of standards (SP 800-53, etc.) Fully managed intelligent database services. Information Quality Standards, Business NIST Special Publication 800-123 C O M P U T E R S E C U R I T Y Computer Security Division Information Technology Laboratory National Institute of Standards and Technology Gaithersburg, MD 20899-8930 July 2008 U.S. Department of Commerce Carlos M. Gutierrez, Secretary National … The Windows Server 2016 Security Technical Implementation Guide (STIG) is published as a tool to improve the security of Department of Defense (DoD) information systems. Seems to be working well and will test hibernation recovery at some stage. I did google but all I could find is the non-tpm configuration. When encrypting the C drive it'll ask you to reboot, and the process will start after you next log in. a clean install of Windows 10 is pretty good, that said, I do have the following advice: It is important to properly configure User Account Control on all machines; out of the box it is very insecure meaning anything can bypass it to grab admin privileges. ‎04-16-2018 Like Google Project Zero's findings on exploitable WPAD ( Auto Proxy Detection ) and javascript bugs. Auto-suggest helps you quickly narrow down your search results by suggesting possible matches as you type. which are considered an industry benchmark, but they are also some of the least readable. 08:17 AM Integrity Summary | NIST The link below is a list of all their current guides, this includes guides for Macs, Windows, Cisco, and many others. USGCB, US-CERT Security Operations Center Email: soc@us-cert.gov Phone: CIS Microsoft Windows 10 Enterprise Release 2004 Benchmark v1.9.1 ... NNT NIST 800-171 Microsoft Windows Server 2012-R2 Benchmark IP227 WIN2012R2. - edited Windows 10 comes stacked with an array of features, apps and software that need to be properly configured to ensure the system is as hardened as possible. Windows Server 2008/2008R2 2. Microsoft Cloud services have undergone independent, third-party FedRAMP Moderate and High Baseline audits and are certified according to the FedRAMP standards. The best hardening process follows information security best practices end to end, from hardening the operating system itself to application and database hardening. Some Group Policy settings used in this document may not be available or compatible with Professional, Home or S editions of Microsoft Windows 10 version 1709. | USA.gov, Information Policy Statement | Cookie I have just bought a new Windows 10 Pro laptop for work as a freelance IT Consultant  and I figured this would be good time adopt some of the latest best practices, pertinent  to securing my machine. error when trying to run unsigned executables. However, I do agree that BitLocker is the way to go since the thread starter's main concern is theft or lost laptop. Other recommendations were taken from the Windows Security Guide, and the Threats and Counter Measures Guide developed by Microsoft. These MS techs only know to expound on their latest innovations. How to Comply with PCI Requirement 2.2. - edited Given, this machine is also for personal use, so I am looking to balance convenience against security and privacy in the event of loss or theft. This article will detail the top Windows 10 hardening techniques, from installation settings to Windows … - edited a clean install of Windows 10 is pretty good, that said, I do have the following advice: Following the above will significantly benefit you and your users and can be done by anybody without any extra cost; I hope that's useful for you, Edit: oh, and if you're ever able to: I recommend you look into Windows 10 S (soon to be called Windows Pro in S Mode)yes, it gets a lot of stick for restricting you to Edge and Store apps but that thing is rock solid; even if you never ever use it, it's the best example of Device Guard Code Integrity in action and how powerful it can be when properly configuredEdit: from 1803 Hypervisor enforced Code Integrity (HVCI) will be enabled by default via clean install, you can enable it on previous versions by following these instructions: https://docs.microsoft.com/en-gb/windows/security/threat-protection/enable-virtualization-based-prot...HVCI is a feature that helps defend against kernel level malware; I initially didn't mention it because I'm not sure what the real world benefits are and I'm aware that it can cause instability and performance problems, however since Microsoft seems to be pushing for its implementation I felt it was worth adding. disa.stig_spt@mail.mil, Webmaster | Contact Us 01:55 PM. NIST server hardening guidelines. Microsoft 365 includes Office 365, Windows 10, and Enterprise Mobility + Security. - edited The latest versions of Windows Server tend to be the most secure since they use the most current server security best practices. 10:59 AM. NIST Cybersecurity Framework (CSF) is a voluntary Framework that consists of standards, guidelines, and best practices to manage cybersecurity-related risks. ; It is important to make sure that Secure Boot is enabled on all machines. Microsoft is recognized as an industry leader in cloud security. NNT NIST 800-171 Microsoft Windows Server 2012 Benchmark IP230 WIN2012. Minimizing your attack surface and turning off un-used network facing Windows features. Windows 10 comes stacked with an array of features, apps and software that need to be properly configured to ensure the system is as hardened as possible. Get quick, easy access to all Canadian Centre for Cyber Security services and information. Community to share and get the latest about Microsoft Learn. These requirements are designed to assist Security Managers (SMs), Information Disabling un-used programs, services and firewall rules. While some of the security features work with TPM 1.2, it’s better to get TPM 2.0 whenever possible. Chris' suggestion is not something I've mentioned. Regulatory Compliance: Not provided. Hardentools - for Windows individual users (not corporate environments) at risk, who might want an extra level of security at the price of some usability. NIST also produces a range of standards (SP 800-53, etc.) Microsoft's internal control system is based on the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) special publication 800-53, and Office 365 has been accredited to latest NIST 800-53 standard. - edited To Do - Basic instructions on what to do to harden the respective system CIS - Reference number in the Center for Internet Security Windows Server 2016 Benchmark v1.0.0. Notice | Accessibility Use dual factor authentication for privileged accounts, such as domain admin accounts, but also critical accounts (but also accounts having the SeDebug right). 1-888-282-0870, Sponsored by Connect and engage across your organization. We talk about Privileged Access Workstations here: http://aka.ms/cyberpaw - Jian Yan has been working on this model and talk about an updated architecture here: https://blogs.technet.microsoft.com/datacentersecurity/2017/10/13/privileged-access-workstationpaw/, We also document our security baselines here: https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/security/threat-protection/windows-security-baselines. Below is the lay of the land of Windows server hardening guides, benchmarks, and standards: Windows Server 2008 Security Guide (Microsoft)-- The one and only resource specific to Windows 2008. Calculator CVSS Microsoft Cloud services have undergone independent, third-party FedRAMP Moderate and High Baseline audits and are certified according to the FedRAMP standards. - edited We'd certainly like to hope that PAWs are not just aspirational - it's a key aspect of our Securing Privileged Access Roadmap: https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/windows-server/identity/securing-privileged-access/securing-privile... We've got them deployed for tens of thousands of our own internal users at Microsoft who have privilege in our dev-ops workflows, as well as at hundreds of customers. 08:31 AM, nearly all AV firewalls layer on top of the windows filtering engine anyway, it usually doesn't make a difference which you use, I suggest that you use which ever you find most convenient to manage. Discussion Lists, NIST of OS X 10.10 and security configuration guidelines. | Our Other Offices, NVD Dashboard News Email List FAQ Visualizations, Search & Statistics Full Listing Categories Data Feeds Vendor CommentsCVMAP, CVSS V3 ‎04-09-2018 Also produced by the US government, NIST provides baseline settings, including importable GPOs, but it doesn’t yet include Windows 10. Windows 10 was launched in July 2015 in a context infused with talks about security and privacy. I feel like the concept is aspirational but in reality creates a lot of management overhead, interrupts workflow, and leads to a false sense of security. NIST maintains the National Checklist Repository, which is a publicly available resource that contains information on a variety of security configuration checklists for specific IT products or categories of IT products. Thanks very much for your feed back - you are very well informed. The Windows 10 Security Technical Implementation Guide (STIG) is published as a tool to improve the security of Department of Defense (DoD) information systems.            The NIST Standard Reference Materials® website has been moved to a new, more secure server environment. ‎05-03-2018 Comments or proposed revisions to this document should be sent via e-mail to the following address: disa.stig_spt@mail.mil. ... For example, Windows 10 baseline will be different from Windows 16 any kind of Linux OS. Disable Windows 10 automatic login. Anyway, I gather the "Hello" Pin doesn't have be long: https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/security/identity-protection/hello-for-business/hello-why-p... Good news on the auto unlock on the data drives. exception of Domain Controllers) using Microsoft Windows Server version 1909 or Microsoft Windows Server 2019. Step - The step number in the procedure.If there is a UT Note for this step, the note number corresponds to the step number. Microsoft's internal control system is based on the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) special publication 800-53, and Office 365 has been accredited to latest NIST 800-53 standard. Validated Tools SCAP Oddly I didn't get much feedback regarding Drive C whereas Drive D I got the full progress dialog. Windows 10 Hardening - A collective resource of settings modifications (mostly opt-outs) that attempt to make Windows 10 as private and as secure as possible. Target Operational Environment: Managed; Testing Information: This guide was tested on a machine running Microsoft Windows 10 1803. We are defining discrete prescriptive Windows 10 security configurations (levels 5 through 1) to meet many of the common device scenarios we see today in the enterprise. And sometimes, even when MS has been notified of working exploits, they fail to make changes to their code. Microsoft is recognized as an industry leader in cloud security. Bitlocker - think I won't bother with my boot up (C:) just my data drive so my code (repos) , OneDrives etc unless you think I should do all drives (note will need to verify TPM status with PowerShell beforehand), I also thought of some anti-theft protection such as Prey Project, In addition, picking a decent VPN when I am working away,  such as Express VPN, ‎04-16-2018 04:41 PM, yep, I would say that 6 digits is "the standard"4 digit pins are "gently discouraged" but not uncommon, TPM/hello pins literally exist to give you the benefits of a good complex password but without the inconvenience. The Windows 10 Security Technical Implementation Guide (STIG) is published as a tool to improve the security of Department of Defense (DoD) information systems. According to the PCI DSS, to comply with Requirement 2.2, merchants must “address all known security vulnerabilities and [be] consistent with industry-accepted system hardening standards.” Common industry-accepted standards that include specific weakness-correcting guidelines are published by the following organizations: That said, I'm glad to see your input Chris and ultimately I may be misunderstanding; I'd love to learn more. I have just got my laptop from the supplier so other than Office 2016 via The Office 365 Portal it is a clean build. Resource Helps Organizations Implement CIS Sub-Controls in Windows 10 . Assurance Managers (IAMs), IAOs, and System Administrators (SAs) with configuring and maintaining security controls. 07:54 AM ‎04-24-2018 ‎04-16-2018 Ok I will go forth and Bitlock my world! I searched through this page and nobody mentioned these so i'm gonna do that now. One thing I did was  turn was allowing complex passwords prior to enabling Bitlocker. (I imagine they may also do the same for DMA Protection in the future). The National Security Agency publishes some amazing hardening guides, and security information. Also produced by the US government, NIST provides baseline settings, including importable GPOs, but it doesn’t yet include Windows 10. I have seen damages to Windows Defender and Windows Edge, just as an example. Microsoft loves to collect your data, and they love to do this a little bit too much. The current advice plastered all over S though is that users take the free upgrade to Pro so they can run non-store programs; wouldn't it be more beneficial to provide users with a lightweight VM to run such "untrusted" software? This document is meant for use in conjunction with other applicable STIGs, such as, but not limited to, Browsers, Antivirus, and other desktop applications. which are considered an industry benchmark, but they are also some of the least readable. ‎04-25-2018 ‎05-03-2018 Create and optimise intelligence for industrial control systems. https://docs.microsoft.com/en-gb/windows/security/threat-protection/enable-virtualization-based-prot... https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/security/identity-protection/hello-for-business/hello-why-p... https://blogs.technet.microsoft.com/datacentersecurity/2017/10/13/privileged-access-workstationpaw/, https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/security/threat-protection/windows-security-baselines. Use a non admin account for daily use. The Windows 10 Security Technical Implementation Guide (STIG) is published as a tool to improve the security of Department of Defense (DoD) information systems. The security configuration framework is designed to help simplify security configuration while still allowing enough flexibility to allow you to balance security, productivity, and user experience. Microsoft 365 includes Office 365, Windows 10, and Enterprise Mobility + Security. I looked around a bit, and cannot seem to find any guide to harden Windows 10. This hardening standard, in part, is taken from the guidance of the Center for Internet Security and is the result of a consensus baseline of security guidance from several government and commercial bodies. Thanks very much. Statement | Privacy make sure you turn on these features, Hardening Windows 10 on an IT Pro's laptop, Re: Hardening Windows 10 on an IT Pro's laptop. This article will detail the top Windows 10 hardening techniques, from installation settings to Windows updates and everything in between. On my laptop which does have TPM 2.0 :   does this look ok?            Comments or proposed revisions to this document should be sent via e-mail to the following address: NIST Special Publication 800-123 C O M P U T E R S E C U R I T Y Computer Security Division Information Technology Laboratory National Institute of Standards and Technology Gaithersburg, MD 20899-8930 July 2008 U.S. Department of Commerce Carlos M. Gutierrez, Secretary National … The publication recommends and explains tested, secure settings with the objective of simplifying the administrative burden of improving the security of OS X 10.10 systems in three types of environments: Standalone, Managed, … NIST defines perimeter hardening as the monitoring and control of communications at the external boundary of an information system to prevent and detect malicious and other unauthorized communications, using boundary protection devices (e.g. Windows 10 comes stacked with an array of features, apps and software that need to be properly configured to ensure the system is as hardened as possible. 07:55 AM, For reference, here is how User Account Control should be configured if using Local Security Policy, Be aware that if you need to elevate unsigned executables you will have set "Only elevate executables that are signed and validated" to "Disabled", otherwise you will receive the "A referral was returned from the server." If you ever want to make something nearly impenetrable this is where you'd start. Operational security hardening items MFA for Privileged accounts . Windows Server 2003 Security Guide (Microsoft)-- A good resource, straight from the horse's mouth. 01:50 PM As online safety became a priority for an important group of users (often key opinion leaders), Microsoft turned this into a selling point. Technology Laboratory, Download SCAP 1.2 Content - Microsoft Windows 10 STIG Benchmark - Ver 2, Rel 1, Download Standalone XCCDF 1.1.4 - Microsoft Windows 10 STIG - Ver 2, Rel 1, Download GPOs - Group Policy Objects (GPOs) - November 2020, Announcement and gateways, routers, … Hardentools - for Windows individual users (not corporate environments) at risk, who might want an extra level of security at the price of some usability. This document is meant for use in conjunction with other applicable STIGs, such as, but not limited to, Browsers, Antivirus, and other desktop applications. IT security is more important than ever but it should never stop you from doing your job, I'm also glad that you openly asked for outside knowledge/experience, very professional, ‎04-24-2018 07:56 AM, now when enabling BitLocker this policy will force you to set a TPM based pin; that pin will have the brute-forcing protections of the TPM, which is the best possible protection for your data if the device is ever stolen, you only need to set up this pin for the OS drive though, after that your data drives can be set up as auto unlock drives (they're unlocked when the OS drive is unlocked and are essentially linked, they are secure). Hello, I am looking for a checklist or standards or tools for server hardening of the following Windows Servers: - 1. Windows Server 2012/2012 R2 3. This document provides guidance on hardening workstations using Enterprise and Education editions of Microsoft Windows 10 version 1709. Hardening of your machine should rely on the Least Privilege principle. This article will detail the top Windows 10 hardening techniques, from installation settings to Windows … This is unrelated, but are there any plans to move Windows 10 S to this kind of model by default?I use Windows 10 S as the host on all my personal machines, and there are non-store programs that I run in Windows 10 Pro guest VMs. And their improvements rest on having new hardware, which leaves countless older platforms unprotected. ‎04-25-2018 ‎05-03-2018 Microsoft Windows 10: Defense Information Systems Agency: 12/17/2020: SCAP 1.2 Content - Microsoft Windows 10 STIG Benchmark - Ver 2, Rel 1 GPOs - Group Policy Objects (GPOs) - November 2020 Standalone XCCDF 1.1.4 - Microsoft Windows 10 STIG - Ver 2, Rel 1: CIS Microsoft Windows 10 Enterprise Release 1803 Benchmark (1.5.0) Microsoft Windows 10 I have a list of tools, utilities, PowerShell modules I want to install but I will hold off until the machine is hardened. | FOIA | NIST Cybersecurity Framework (CSF) is a voluntary Framework that consists of standards, guidelines, and best practices to manage cybersecurity-related risks. Empowering technologists to achieve more by humanizing tech. You have also stuck the balance I was looking for, between security and convenience. 10:48 AM The majority will also apply to Windows 10 Professional; however domain-joined systems have several requirements that can only be implemented with the Enterprise edition. This guidance supports DoD system design, development, implementation, certification, and accreditation efforts. ‎04-08-2018 The security configuration framework is designed to help simplify security configuration while still allowing enough flexibility to allow you to balance security, productivity, and user experience. We are defining discrete prescriptive Windows 10 security configurations (levels 5 through 1) to meet many of the common device scenarios we see today in the enterprise. Statement | NIST Privacy Program | No CIS Benchmark Hardening/Vulnerability Checklists CIS Benchmark Hardening/Vulnerability Checklists ... Windows 10. 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