Local Security Considerations (Windows Embedded Standard 2009)


When you consider the potential security threats to your device, consider how users will be using the device and what types of information they will have access to. Restricting user's access to sensitive data on your device can improve security. Establishing a security police on the device and setting user authentication and privileges can help protect data on your device.

Autologon Security

Describes some of the security risks associated with Autologon.

Clearing the Pagefile at Shutdown

Describes how to clear the system pagefile when the system shuts down.

Encryption File System

Describes EFS, the encryption file system.

Minlogon Security

Describes some of the potential security risks associated with Minlogon.

MMC Administration Support Tools

Describes the Administration support tools you can use in the MMC console.

Data Execution Prevention

Describes the CPU-supported non-execute regions of memory.

NTFS Security Benefits

Describes the security benefits of using NTFS.

Custom Security Policies

Describes the policies you can create to control security on your run-time image.

Security Shell Extension

Describes the Security settings available on NTFS file systems.

Strong Passwords

Describes the requirements for strong passwords.

User Authentication with Winlogon

Describes how to use Winlogon to authenticate users.

Write Protect your Run-Time Image with EWF

Describes how you can write-protect your run-time image by using the Enhanced Write Filter.

Network Security Considerations

Describes the considerations to make regarding network security.

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