Local security templates can be used to set default security settings and enforce security policies in Windows Server 2008. You’ll find plenty of documents on TechNet telling you how to work with them, but if you prefer the visual learning approach, take a look at this YouTube video that shows you how to modify, import and export local security templates.
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Debra Littlejohn Shinder is a technology and security analyst and author specializing in identity, security and cybercrime, utilizing her past experience as a police officer and police academy/criminal justice instructor. She has written numerous books and articles for web and print publications and has been awarded the Microsoft MVP designation for fourteen years in a row.