Windows Server 2003 Security: A Technical Reference (Microsoft Windows Server System Series)

Renowned Windows security expert Roberta Bragg has brought together information that was formerly scattered through dozens of books and hundreds of online sources. She goes beyond facts and procedures, sharing powerful insights drawn from decades in IT administration and security. You'll find expert implementation tips and realistic best practices for every Windows environment, from workgroup servers to global domain architectures. Learn how to:

  • Reflect the core principles of information security throughout your plans and processes

  • Establish effective authentication and passwords

  • Restrict access to servers, application software, and data

  • Make the most of the Encrypting File System (EFS)

  • Use Active Directory's security features and secure Active Directory itself

  • Develop, implement, and troubleshoot group policies

  • Deploy a secure Public Key Infrastructure (PKI)

  • Secure remote access using VPNs via IPSec, SSL, SMB signing,

  • LDAP signing, and more

  • Audit and monitor your systems, detect intrusions, and respond appropriately

  • Maintain security and protect business continuity on an ongoing basis

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