Advanced Plus Security Brahman's Home Pc config 2023

Last updated
Jul 31, 2023
How it's used?
For home and private use
Operating system
Windows 11
On-device encryption
N/A
Log-in security
    • Biometrics (Windows Hello PIN, TouchID, Face, Iris, Fingerprint)
Security updates
Allow security updates and latest features
Update channels
Allow stable updates only
User Access Control
Always notify
Smart App Control
Off
Network firewall
Enabled
Real-time security
Kaspersky Premium, Adguard desktop. NextDNS in doh mode on router. Routeros based firewall on mikrotik hAP Ac.
Firewall security
Other - Internet Security (3rd-party)
About custom security
Implemented the Protected Folders via Manage Resources and Default Deny Mode enabled.
Firewall modifications:
1.Disabled connections for active FTP mode.
2.Enabled " treat port scanning and network flooding as attacks.
Network settings modifications:
1.Disabled script injection to webpages
2.Encrypted connection scanning disabled ( done by Adguard desktop)
3.Anti-Banner disabled
Exclusions:
1. Adguard is added to exclusions list for better compatibility and vice versa.
All other settings are in default mode.
Periodic malware scanners
EEk, Sophos scan and clean.
Malware sample testing
I do not participate in malware testing
Environment for malware testing
no malware testing
Browser(s) and extensions
Edge and Firefox
Secure DNS
Nextdns in doh mode with Hagezi Multi PRO++
Desktop VPN
Kaspersky VPN
Password manager
Bitwarden and Proton pass as backup
File and Photo backup
NAS and sharepoint/onedrive/mega
System recovery
Windows base Image backup on two external hdds and NAS, Macrium Reflect incremental backup
Risk factors
    • Opening email attachments
    • Buying from online stores, entering banks card details
    • Logging into my bank account
    • Downloading software and files from reputable sites
    • Streaming audio/video content from trusted sites or paid subscriptions
Computer specs
AMD Ryzen 5 3600.
Asus X570 tuf gaming Mobo.
Silicon Power 256GB NVMe PCIe Gen3 M2 ssd as boot drive.
2x 2Tb Thoshiba 7200 rpm Hdd.
Corsair Vengeance LPX 32GB (16GBx2) 3200MHz DDR4.
ZOTAC GAMING GeForce GTX 1660 SUPER.
What I'm looking for?

Looking for medium feedback.

Brahman

Level 17
Thread author
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Top Poster
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Aug 22, 2013
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This is a complete revamp of my security environment and a first time with Kaspersky. I was using comodo firewall with custom settings but after last moth's windows update it started to have issues and I was in no mood to spend time fixing cis, hence I opted for a solution that doesn't take too much of my time to setup and run. A big thanks to @harlan4096 for his guide on setting up Protected Folders via Manage Resources.
 
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