Configuring password protection of Windows devices

You can restrict user access to the management of functions and settings of Kaspersky Endpoint Security for Windows that is installed on their devices. To access the functions and settings, users must enter the credentials—user name and password—that you specify in the security profile settings.

To configure password protection of Windows devices:

  1. Open Kaspersky Endpoint Security Cloud Management Console.
  2. Select the Security managementSecurity profiles section.

    The Security profiles section contains a list of security profiles configured in Kaspersky Endpoint Security Cloud.

  3. In the list, select the security profile for the devices on which you want to configure password protection.
  4. Click the link with the profile name to open the security profile properties window.

    The security profile properties window displays settings available for all devices.

  5. In the Windows group, select AdvancedInterface.
  6. By default, password protection is disabled. To enable password protection, switch the toggle button to Password protection is enabled.

    The Password protection window opens.

  7. Under Password, specify the user name and password that users must enter to access the protected functions and settings.
  8. Click the Save button.

After the security profile is applied, the functions and settings of Kaspersky Endpoint Security for Windows become password-protected.

Below are the lists of functions and settings of Kaspersky Endpoint Security for Windows that are password-protected.

If password protection is disabled, users can access the following functions and settings without specifying the credentials:

Some functions and settings of Kaspersky Endpoint Security for Windows are considered critical. If password protection is disabled, users do not have access to these functions and settings. The following functions and settings are critical:

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