Now fully updated and revised, this official Microsoft RESOURCE KIT delivers the in-depth information and tools you need to help protect your Windows-based clients, servers, networks, and Internet services. Security experts Ben Smith and Brian Komar, working in conjunction with the Microsoft Security Team, explain how core Windows security internals work and how to assess security threats and vulnerabilities, configure security features, monitor and respond to security events, and effectively apply security technologies and best practices. You'll find new information on Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Service Pack 1, Windows XP Service Pack 2, and Microsoft Office 2003 Editions. And you'll get essential tools, scripts, templates, and other key resources on the CD.
Get in-depth guidance on how to: * Build security considerations into the design of Active Directory objects, domains, and forests; manage user accounts and passwords; apply Group Policy * NEW-Utilize the Security Configuration Wizard and Windows Update Services * Configure TCP/IP and the Windows Firewall, and address the unique security risks of mobile computing and wireless networking * Define security settings for domain controllers, IIS 5.0 and 6.0, Windows Terminal Services, and DNS, DHCP, WINS, RAS, and certificate servers * NEW-Design an 802.1x authentication infrastructure * NEW-Implement the security advances in Microsoft Office 2003 Editions, IIS 6.0, and the latest service packs * Perform security assessments and respond to security incidents * Manage security and privacy settings for Microsoft Office and Internet Explorer CD features: *20+ tools and scripts, including: * Placeholder script * Xcacls.vbs-to script file and folder permissions * EventcombMT.exe-to collect and search event logs from multiple computers through a GUI * Microsoft Encyclopedia of Networking, Second Edition, eBook * Microsoft Encyclopedia of Security eBook * Bonus content from additional Microsoft Press security books * eBook of the complete RESOURCE KIT For customers who purchase an ebook version of this title, instructions for downloading the CD files can be found in the ebook.
Publisher: Microsoft Press,U.S.
Weight: 1498 g
Dimensions: 229 x 187 x 49 mm
Edition: 2nd Revised edition