Advanced Security Azriel's Security Config 2022

Last updated
Apr 8, 2022
About
Personal, primary device
Additional PC users
Not shared with other users
Desktop OS
Windows 11
OS edition
Pro
Login security
    • Password-less (PIN, Biometric, Face)
    • Password (Aa-Zz, 0-9, Symbols)
Primary sign-in
Microsoft account
Primary user
Admin user - Full permissions
Security updates
Automatic - allow all types of updates
Windows UAC
Maximum - always notify
Network firewall
ISP-issued router
Real-time protection
Windows Defender
Simple Windows Hardening
Software firewall
Microsoft Defender Firewall
Custom RTP, Firewall and OS settings
Configure Defender:
Preset | HIGH
Cloud Protection Level | High
CPU Load while scanning | 10%
Block executables files unless they meet Trusted Criteria | ON
Block process from PsExec and WMI | ON
Block Vulnerable signed Drivers | ON
Simple Windows Hardening:
Paranoid Extensions
DEP: Enable for All Programs
ASLR: Mandatory ASLR
Svchost Hardening
Router:
Disable WPS
Disable UPnP
Malware testing
No malware samples
Periodic security scanners
NPE
Secure DNS
Quad9 (ECS)
VPN
None
Password manager
Bitwarden
2FA: Microsoft Authenticator
Browsers, Search and Addons
Browser:
Edge
Search:
Google
Addons:
Bitwarden
AdGuard AdBlocker
FastForward
SponsorBlock for YouTube
Settings:
Enhance your security on the web | Strict
Enable Appcontainer for renderer process
Automatic HTTPS | Always
Maintenance and Cleaning
Updater: Winget
Personal Files & Photos backup
Filen
File History
Personal backup routine
Automatic (scheduled)
Device recovery & backup
Macrium Reflect Free
Device backup routine
Manual (maintained by self)
PC activity
  1. Browsing the web. 
  2. Browsing to unknown sites. 
  3. Emails. 
  4. Shopping. 
  5. Banking. 
  6. Downloading software. 
  7. PC and cloud gaming. 
  8. Multimedia. 
  9. Streaming. 
Computer specs
HP Pavilion - 15-au104nv
Personal changelog
2022-03-27:
Replaced Mega with Filen
Replaced PatchMyPC with Winget
Removed Comodo Firewall
Added Simple Windows Hardening
Added Firewall Hardening

2022-04-08:
Removed Firewall Hardening
Chage Simple Windows Hardening Settings: Paranoid Extensions
Replaced Cloudflare with Quad9
Added Mandatory ASLR
Added Svchost Hardening
Added File History
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