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Guidance for Securing Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition: A NIST Security Configuration Checklist

Published

Author(s)

Karen A. Scarfone, Murugiah Souppaya, John Connor

Abstract

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) developed this document in furtherance of its statutory responsibilities under the Federal Information Security Management Act (FISMA) of 2002, Public Law 107-347. This publication seeks to assist information technology (IT) professionals who may be responsible for securing Windows XP Home Edition computers within home offices for their organizations. Portions of the publication can also be used by home users, such as telecommuting Federal civilian agency employees and private sector organizations or individuals, to secure their personal Windows XP Home Edition computers from common threats such as malware and to keep their computers secure.
Citation
Special Publication (NIST SP) - 800-69
Report Number
800-69

Keywords

Microsoft Windows, telecommuting, Windows XP, Windows XP Home Edition

Citation

Scarfone, K. , Souppaya, M. and Connor, J. (2006), Guidance for Securing Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition: A NIST Security Configuration Checklist, Special Publication (NIST SP), National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, MD, [online], https://tsapps.nist.gov/publication/get_pdf.cfm?pub_id=50890 (Accessed July 20, 2024)

Issues

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Created September 28, 2006, Updated October 12, 2021