Best Practices for Securing Remote Desktop Connections
Windows Remote Desktop Connection is one of the administrators most commonly used tools. It can provide remote desktop access to all the different Windows Server systems that are part of your local network or in the cloud. Properly securing your Remote Desktop Connections is vital because of the far-reaching access and capability that Remote Desktop Connection has. Enterprise solutions such as Devolutions Remote Desktop Manager can also help you secure and manage your Remote Desktop Connections. In this post, I’ll cover some of the best practices for manually securing your Remote Desktop Connections.
Use Strong Passwords
Passwords are your first line of defense in securing your corporate infrastructure and that is just as true for Remote Desktop Connection as it is for your traditional desktop environment. All accounts with access to Remote Desktop Connections need to require strong passwords. You can require strong passwords in your domain using the Group Policy Computer ConfigurationWindows SettingsSecurity SettingsAccount PoliciesPassword PolicyPasswords must meet complexity requirements.
Don’t Save Login Credentials in Your RDP Files
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