A Security Expert’s Guide: An Introduction to Least Privilege Security

Russell Smith, Security Expert, IT consultant

Russell Smith, Security Expert, IT consultant

Windows & IT Security Expert

Russell Smith specializes in the management and security of Microsoft-based IT systems. In addition to being a Contributing Editor at the Petri IT Knowledgebase and is an instructor at Pluralsight. Russell has more than 13 years of experience in IT, and has written a book on Windows security, co-authored one for Microsoft?s Official Academic Course (MOAC) series, and was a regular contributor at Windows IT Professional magazine.

About this Webinar

Removing administrative privileges from users is an essential part of achieving least privilege, but also brings challenges for IT when users need to install software or make configuration changes. In this on-demand webinar, Windows IT & security expert, and author of Least Privilege Security for Windows 7, Vista and XP, Russell Smith, will discuss how using least privilege security can significantly reduce the risk of malware infecting Windows, and different strategies that can be used to solve problems associated with removing admin rights. Russell will also cover;
  • What is least privilege security?
  • Removing admin privileges and application control
  • Supporting least privilege users
  • Managing software and OS configuration