That’s not really a security rule, but it should be

Which of these would be a best practice for workstation security?

A) Assign rights and permissions based on groups

B) Use a minimum password length of 6 characters

C) Administrator rights are only assigned to IT staff and users with specific application requirements

D) Passwords can contain only alphanumeric characters

E) All accounts on the workstation should be enabled

F) Always bring cookies on Friday

The answer: A) Assign rights and permissions based on groups

It’s much easier to manage and audit a security posture that assigns rights and permissions based on groups of users. Assigning rights at a user level makes the administrative functions much more granular and it becomes much easier to make a mistake when assigning rights.

Want to know more? Watch “Workstation Security Best Practices.”

If you’re looking to keep your workstations secure, then you have to be constantly vigilant. In this video, you’ll learn about best practices dealing with password complexity, user permissions, account availability, and desktop security.