Which of these would not be considered a best practice for workstation security?
A) Always use autorun with removable disks
B) Add a password to your screensaver
C) Disable interactive logins on system accounts
D) Use a mix of upper and lower case characters in your password
E) Don’t use too much garlic
The answer: A) Always use autorun with removable disks
Autorun is designed to start programs automatically, but it can also be used to launch malicious software. A best practice would be to disable any programs from automatically launching.
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