SECURITY: Risk Azriel's Laptop Security Config 2019

Last updated
May 25, 2019
Windows Edition
Pro
Sign-in identity
Permissions
Administrator user account
Security updates
Automatic - allow all types of updates
Windows UAC
Default - notify when programs attempt to make changes
Malware samples
No - malware is not downloaded
Firewall protection
Microsoft Defender Firewall
Real-time malware protection
Kaspersky Security Cloud Free - Harlan 's Tweaks
Hard Configurator - Recommended Settings + Disable Win. Script Host
Osarmor - Default Settings
RTP & OS hardening settings
Windows Firewall - Block all incoming connections
Periodic scanning
None
Browsers
Browser:
  • Chrome
Extensions:
  • Windows Defender Browser Protection
  • Ublock Origin - Block 3rd-party frames
  • Checker Plus for Gmail
  • Bitwarden Password Manager
  • Nano Defender
  • Universal Bypass
Optimisation apps
Windows built-in System Utilities
PatchMyPc
My Files & Photos backup
Google Backup and Sync
My Files backup schedule
Automatic - sync to a trusted cloud provider, or local attached storage
Device recovery & settings
None - In case of failure, I use a USB Stick to Reinstall Windows from Scratch.
Device backup schedule
None - No backups
Computer specifications
HP Pavilion - 15-au104nv
Device activity usage
  1. Computer games
  2. Financial and sensitive documents
  3. Generic web browsing
  4. Streaming audio and video content from the Internet
  5. Downloading files from unfamiliar sites
Staff notes
  1. This setup configuration does not have a backup plan. We strongly recommend to add a backup solution for your data so that you can restore it in the case of an emergency.
    Backing up allows the recovery of data that has been lost due of a malware attack (eg. ransomware) or a hard disk crash. In such events you might lose family photos, your music collection, documents, or financial data. Backups are fast and simple to perform so it should be done on a regular basis.

LDogg

Level 33
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May 4, 2018
2,201
4/4 layers are covered:
  • Firewall: Default
  • Web browser: uBo, WD Browser Protection
  • Backup: FreeFileSync & Google
  • Realtime & other: Window Defender
  • Additional layer
My advice:
  • Nothing else needed to be added, for Backup Solution you could add Macrium Reflect, Aomei Backupper or EaseUS ToDo Backup Free.

Thanks for sharing. Fantastic protection you have for your computer too!

~LDogg
 

Azriel

New Member
Jan 3, 2019
5
I use System Hardener mostly to tweaked settings not provided by HC such as DEP for all programs, or other tweaks that can be done manually on windows 10, but I prefer the convenience of System Hardener.
 

JM Safe

Level 38
Verified
Apr 12, 2015
2,870
Hello, you can add Macrium Reflect Free or AOMEI Backupper for backup solution.

Thanks for sharing.
 
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Azriel

New Member
Jan 3, 2019
5
I am thinking of adding Necraft Extension or replacing Windows Defender Browser Protection. Anything better than that?
 
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