Advanced Security Captain's Configuration 2023

Last updated
Aug 14, 2023
How it's used?
For home and private use
Windows 11
On-device encryption
BitLocker Device Encryption for Windows
Log-in security
    • Biometrics (Windows Hello PIN, TouchID, Face, Iris, Fingerprint)
    • Basic account password (insecure)
Security updates
Allow security updates and latest features
Update channels
Allow stable updates only
Windows UAC
Always notify
Windows 11 SAC
Network firewall
Real-time security
Kaspersky IS( legacy product:p + OSArmor manually config
Firewall security
Other - Internet Security (3rd-party)
About custom security
Max Security+Performance
Kaspersky IS @harlan4096 config settings
Periodic malware scanners
HITMAN PRO,EEK, Norton Power Eraser,KVRT
Malware sample testing
I do not participate in malware testing
Environment for malware testing
Browser(s) and extensions
Google Chrome 64bits+uBlock Origin & Netcraft,PoPup blocker strict,HTTPS Everywhere,Bitdefender Traffic Lights,Microsoft Edge
Secure DNS
Desktop VPN + WARP
Password manager
Maintenance tools
O&O Shutup10++, windows default cleaner
File and Photo backup
Macrium Reflect
System recovery
Macrium Reflect
Risk factors
    • Browsing to popular websites
    • Browsing to unknown / untrusted / shady sites
    • Working from home
    • Logging into my bank account
    • Downloading software and files from reputable sites
    • Downloading malware samples
Computer specs
not interested
Notable changes
Kaspersky IS( legacy product
What I'm looking for?

Looking for maximum feedback.

Notes by Staff Team
  1. This setup configuration may put you and your device at risk!
    We do not recommend that other members use this setup. We cannot be held responsible for problems that may occur to your device by using this security setup.

Captain Awesome

Level 23
Thread author
Top Poster
May 7, 2016
Update:Thinking of switching to linux in 2024
Any suggestion.

uUpdate:Kaspersky IS( legacy product Settings> attached

*Lazy to switch to Kaspersky's new security tiers. :p


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Captain Awesome

Level 23
Thread author
Top Poster
May 7, 2016
What use is KVRT as 2nd opinion scanner with Kaspersky IS installed?

"I do not participate in malware testing"
"Risk factors: Downloading malware samples"
Which one is it?

Do you download malware samples directly to Host OS without any VM?
1.I have many Malware Removal Tools in my MR Toolbox. I don't have fixed AV always but my "MR ToolkitBox" is always with me in my pendrive.
2.In MalwareTips i don't participate in malware testing,But i do malware analysis.
3."NEVER" but sometime malware need real pcs too. :p
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