It being a government organisation, you’d expect the guides to be somewhat opaque or confusing, but the free PDFs, like Security Highlights of Windows 7 and Mac OS X 10.6 Hardening Tips, are actually well written primers to system security. They’ve put together several different security guides for each operating system, so put on your tin foil hats and hit up the main page to see how you stack up. For a few more easily digestible security tips, check out these low-hassle ways to secure your computer.
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