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Securing Microsoft Windows Desktop An objective, consensus-driven security guideline for the Microsoft Windows Desktop Operating Systems.

An objective, consensus-driven security guideline for the Microsoft Windows Desktop Operating Systems.

A step-by-step checklist to secure Microsoft Windows Desktop:

For Microsoft Windows Desktop 21H1 (CIS Microsoft Windows 10 Enterprise Release 21H1 Benchmark version 1.11.0)

CIS has worked with the community since 2009 to publish a benchmark for Microsoft Windows Desktop

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Other CIS Benchmark versions:

For Microsoft Windows Desktop (CIS Microsoft Windows XP Benchmark version 3.1.0)

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CIS-CAT Pro is included with membership and can automatically test for compliance and remediate with this benchmark.

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Information Hub : CIS Microsoft Windows Desktop Benchmarks


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