SECURITY: Complete tanto259 Security Config 2019

Last updated
May 22, 2019
Windows Edition
Primary sign-in
Primary user
Admin user - Full permissions
Security updates
Automatic - allow all types of updates
Windows UAC
Maximum - always notify
Real-time protection
Windows Defender
Software firewall
Windows Firewall (for Windows 8.1 or older)
Custom RTP, Firewall and OS settings
Settings enforced through Group Policy
  • Controlled Folder at Block Mode
  • SmartScreen set to Block
  • Block at First Sight
  • Microsoft MAPS with High Blocking Level
Malware testing
No malware samples
Periodic security scanners
Malwarebytes Free
Browsers, Search and Addons
Google Chrome
  • Extension: HTTPS Everywhere, Privacy Badger, Privacy Pass, 1Password X
  • Settings: AppContainer Lockdown, PDF Isolation, Strict Extension Content Verification
Maintenance and Cleaning
Disk Cleanup
BitLocker with XTS-AES 256 bit
Malwarebytes Windows Firewall Control
Windows Sandbox
Personal Files & Photos backup
Google Drive for Documents
External HDD for Photos
Personal backup routine
Device recovery & backup
Macrium Reflect Home Edition with Rescue Media on a USB
Device backup routine
Manual (maintained by self)
PC activity
  1. PC and cloud gaming. 
  2. Banking. 
  3. Browsing the web. 
  4. Streaming. 
  5. Working from home. 
Computer specs
Asus Zenbook Pro UX550VD
  • Intel Core i7-7700HQ
  • Intel HD Graphics 630 / NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050
  • 16GB 2400MHz DDR4
  • Samsung PM961 M.2 PCIe 512 GB SSD