Microsoft Windows 8 Computer Security Policies Settings
|ID: xccdf_org.secpod_benchmark_general_Windows_8||Date: (C)2014-05-14 (M)2020-04-15|
|Status: draft||Version: 1.0|
|Platform: cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_8||Source: [http://www.microsoft.com]|
Microsoft Windows 8 Computer Security Policies Settings : This reference focuses on those settings that are considered security settings. This reference examines only the settings and features in the Windows operating systems that can help organizations secure their enterprises against malicious software threats. Management features and those security features that are not configurable by administrators are not described in this reference.
Each policy setting described contains referential content such as a detailed explanation of the settings, best practices, default settings, differences between operating system versions, policy management considerations, and security considerations that include a discussion of vulnerability, countermeasures, and potential impact of those countermeasures. For each grouping of policies, an overview topic describes the general use and implementation of those policies and provides links to the related topics. The information that is provided within this reference should help you and members of your organization understand the implementation and countermeasures for security policies that are available in the named versions of the Windows operating system.