How to secure your remote desktop server with GPO

imagesRemote Desktop Services is a great way to provide remote access to employees who travel, or it can even be used as a primary use of computing using thin clients. When you have multiple employees connecting to a remote desktop server, you will need to take the appropriate steps to secure the environment, just like you would a normal workstation . ¬†This includes but not limited to installing anti-virus , limiting the ability to install software without administrative¬†privileges, as well as accessing areas of the system they shouldn’t be able to. ¬†In this article, we will specifically talk about how to lock down your RDS session using group policy, WITHOUT having that GPO apply to the employees regular workstation. Continue reading