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  • Dec 19 / 2019
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Horizon, UEM, VMware

Impact of CIS Benchmarks on performance

During a VMWare Horizon Cloud project, the customer had the following wishes:

  • The workspace needed to be fast
  • The workspace needed to be secure

The trick is to balance the security measures so that performance still is adequate enough for customer needs, without compromising security requirements.

“Security is almost always at the expense of performance”

The customer wanted us to align with the CIS Level 1 benchmark for the Windows OS. At that current time, we already invested a lot of time and energy in getting deeper into the CIS baselines for all current OS’es. We wanted to see what kind of impact the CIS benchmark had on the performance. In order to make de impact visible, we did a performance test with Login VSI in the VDI-Like-a-Pro labs.

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  • Sep 12 / 2011
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Troubleshooting

Old-fashioned troubleshooting Windows XP(SP3)

Sometimes you have to help friends or family with there computer problems. Very often the problem is malware. Nowadays malware is a pain in the ass. It disables firewall, anti-virus, antispy- malware programs and sometimes it corrupts your TCP/IP stack. In my case the TCP/IP stack got corrupt and the DHCP Client services would not start. Continue Reading