Basic Security Threadripper's Security Configuration 2021

Last updated
Sep 10, 2021
How it's used?
For home and private use
Operating system
Windows 10
On-device encryption
Log-in security
Security updates
Allow security updates and latest features
User Access Control
Always notify
Smart App Control
Network firewall
Real-time security
Microsoft Defender
Malwarebytes Premium
Comodo Firewall
Firewall security
About custom security
Microsoft Defender (essentially max settings):

Memory Integrity
Controlled Folder Access
ConfigureDefender w/ everything but hidden

Malwarebytes Premium (max settings):

Rootkit scanning
Self-protect early start
Password & uninstall protection
Prevent remote desktop connections
Prevent penetration testing
"Use expert algorithm"

Comodo Firewall (looked over every option: running my own set of settings to keep the prompts down without sacrificing protection too much):

All components (Firewall, Auto-Containment, HIPS, VirusScope & Website Filtering) enabled
Firewall & HIPS Safe Mode
VirusScope enabled for all programs

Bitlocker enabled
Periodic malware scanners
Hitman Pro
Emsisoft Emergency Kit
Malware sample testing
I do not participate in malware testing
Browser(s) and extensions
Microsoft Edge w/ custom flags and settings

uBlock Origin
Dark Reader
Malwarebytes Browser Guard
Secure DNS
Desktop VPN
Windscribe Pro
Password manager
Maintenance tools
PatchMyPC (daily schedule)
O&O ShutUp10
File and Photo backup
iCloud Drive
System recovery
Risk factors
    • Working from home
    • Browsing to popular websites
    • Browsing to unknown / untrusted / shady sites
    • Opening email attachments
    • Buying from online stores, entering banks card details
    • Logging into my bank account
    • Downloading software and files from reputable sites
    • Gaming
    • Streaming audio/video content from trusted sites or paid subscriptions
    • Streaming audio/video content from shady sites
Computer specs
Ryzen 5 2600
GTX 1050 2GB
128GB M.2
What I'm looking for?

Looking for maximum feedback.

Notes by Staff Team
  1. This setup may cause performance issues, system instability or conflicts between programs, and can hinder the effectiveness of the installed antivirus products.

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