How to Harden Your Computer With Windows Security

Windows 10 devices come with a variety of security tools to help ensure your computer is protected. Windows Security, formerly known as Microsoft Defender, provides antivirus and malware protection, a firewall, and security settings to ensure you are secure.

Its real-time antimalware, Core isolation and hardware-level features (like Secure Boot and the security processor) can help you protect yourself from many kinds of threats, while not slowing down your PC. Windows Security lets you manage your account protection as well as device sign-in and other options.

Even even if your system is secure with the most secure security measures, passwords, and other security measures malware is still able to make its way in and cause problems. This is why it’s essential to backup your data and keep your operating system current. Windows 10 includes a variety of cloud storage and backup tools services that make it easy to protect your files.

You can use Windows Backup, File History or Recovery Drives to backup regularly your system and restore it should an emergency occurs. You should also consider cloud-based options like OneDrive, Google Drive, and other backup tools for businesses.

Access to your device is restricted is crucial. Make sure that no user has Administrator rights. This will stop anyone who uses your computer to make significant modifications that could cause harm to your data. This can be done by creating individual Standard accounts or by limiting access to the device using Parental Controls.