The basics of protection
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On an STA it is advisable to use a password to limit physical access to your equipment. To do this, it is necessary to define the account settings. You have the possibility to define when we must enter the latter, this helps to block any change of system settings without our knowledge.
However, if you have to share your computer, how do you do that?
It's very simple, for that you have the possibility to create personal profiles for different users. On the other hand, think about not give "administrator" rights only to reliable persons. When creating an account you have the choice between two modes, the administrator who allows you to fully control the workstation and the standard mode which allows you to block certain functionalities. In addition, you also have the possibility to set up a parental block making certain activities or access to certain websites impossible, so that other users do not inadvertently delete your data and cannot jeopardize your programs during a misuse. When one of the users wishes to install a program, he or she must go through a system, which will approve or not its installation.