Advanced Security Vasudev Security Config 2022

Last updated
Jul 27, 2022
Use case
For personal use
Shared with
No one
Desktop OS
Windows 10
Linux OS
LMDE 5
Windows OS SKU
Home
Login Unlock
Sign-in with
Local account (offline)
Primary user
Administrator rights - Full permissions that can perform harmful changes
OS updates
Check for updates (manual)
Windows UAC
Notify me only when programs try to make changes to my computer
Network firewall
Unsure about my network security
Always-on protection
WD with Configure Defender 1.01(Switched from CF3.x and also fallback if CD1.x gets worse)
Firewall
Microsoft Defender Firewall (Windows 11 & 10)
Custom RT/Firewall security
None. Tweaked OS for minimal tracking through PrivateZilla
Malware testing
No malware samples
Periodic scanning
EAM, WD Offline
Secure DNS
Google/CF/Quad9/None depending on ping rate.
VPN
None
Password manager
BItwarden
Browsers and Extensions
Firefox:
uBO, Cookie Autodelete,BD Traffic Light, SC Currency converter, translate webpages,HTTPS everywhere,Uget, User agent switcher & Bitwarden
Edge Chromium:
uBO, BD Traffic Light
Utilities for Maintenance
Bleachbit, Wise Ultilities(Disk, Reg and Program uninstaller), Hibit uninstaller
Files & Photos backup
Separate HDD
Files & Photos backup routine
Manual
Emergency recovery plan
Macrium Reflect, CloneApp
Integrity of recovery plan
Tasks performed
    • Working from home
    • Browsing the web
    • Receiving, sending and opening email attachments
    • Buying goods from online stores, entering card details and addresses
    • Logging into personal banking to check statements and payments
    • Downloading software from reputable sites
    • Sharing and receiving files and torrents
    • Connecting-to and giving access to remote computers
    • PC games, mods and cloud-based gaming
    • Watching movies and TV series via subscriptions
    • Streaming audio and videos from sites
    • Developer tools
Feedback response

I am partially satisfied. General feedback is greatly appreciated, to make improvements to my overall security / privacy.