Tightening Windows security with Microsoft's EMET utility

Tightening Windows security with Microsoft's EMET utility

Summary: Microsoft's Enhanced Mitigation Experience Toolkit (EMET) is a simple but powerful configuration utility that allows you to harden applications that weren't originally designed to take advantage of Windows security features. Here's how it works.

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  • Microsoft's Enhanced Mitigation Experience Toolkit (EMET) is a simple but powerful configuration utility that allows you to harden applications that weren't originally designed to take advantage of Windows security features. Here's how it works.

    For a full description, see the accompanying blog post, The one security tool every Windows user should know about.

  • The EMET interface is divided into two parts. The top shows the system status; the bottom shows a list of running processes and whether they are currently running with EMET enabled.

Topics: Microsoft, Security, Windows

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