Group Policy to lock out unwanted hardware

Preventing your company data from walking away is a real security concern for administrators. Cameras, USB flash drives,  and phones using flash media etc can put your network at risk. This can all be locked out using Group Policy. You can select devices to blacklist to ensure they cannot be used.  You can also whitelist, so a device type […]

Group Policy – Use a Windows 7 management machine

To make the most of the new Group Policy functionality you need to have one management machine running the Group Policy Management Console (GPMC). GPMC is available only as part of a downloadable package called Remote Server Administration Toolkit (RSAT).  The first step in creating a Windows 7 management machine is to download RSAT and […]