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Security configurations for Managed Workstations

One of the reasons for using a professionally managed computer is to minimize risk to you, your department, and the institution. Performing an informal risk assessment is one way to evaluate what an appropriate level of system management might be for your computer.

Managed Workstation provides a base level of configuration and best practices.  If the needs of your department differ from the base level, we can work with you to create specific solutions that meet your needs, including higher or lower security levels for some or all of your devices and users.

Here is information on how to make your own risk assessment, and the ways one could modify a managed workstation to lower risk.

If you have any questions or would like assistance, please contact Managed Workstation (