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