Ned here. Mike Stephens has a short editorial on the GP development team blog. It addresses the fallacy of group policy "best practices" and is a good read for philosophy majors as well as IT staff. Here's a snippet:

"Yes, there might be settings common to “locking down a computer”, but what does “locking down” mean? Everyone is likely to have a different answer.

Read the rest and leave some comments.

- Ned "Descartes" Pyle