Windows 10 devices come with a number of security tools to help you safeguard your computer. Windows Security, formerly known as Microsoft Defender, provides antivirus and malware protection, a firewall, and security settings to ensure you are secure.

Its robust, real-time antimalware application Core isolation, hardware-level security features (like the security processor and Secure Boot) can help safeguard you from a variety of threats, without slowing your device. Windows Security also lets you keep track of your device’s health and performance, manage your account protection and the options for signing in to your device and much more.

Even even if your system is secure with the best security measures, passwords and other security measures malware is still able to be able to sneak in and cause issues. It’s vital to regularly backup your data and update your operating system. Windows 10 includes a variety of backup tools and cloud storage services that make it simple to secure your files.

Windows Backup, File History or Recovery Drives can be used to regularly backup your system, and restore it in the event of emergency. It is also recommended to consider cloud-based solutions like OneDrive, Google Drive, and other backup tools for businesses.

It is crucial to limit access to your device by making sure that no users have Administrator access rights. This will stop anyone who uses your computer to make significant changes that may expose your data to risk. You can do this either by creating individual Standard accounts or by restricting access to your device by using Parental Controls.