How to Cheat at Designing Security for a Windows Server 2003 Network


  • Chris Ruston, Perot Systems, UK
  • Chris Peiris, IT Specialist with the University of Pennsylvania, USA

Windows 2003 Server is unquestionably the dominant enterprise level operating system in the industry, with 95% of all companies running it. And for the last tow years, over 50% of all product upgrades have been security related. Securing Windows Server, according to bill gates, is the company's #1 priority.While considering the security needs of your organiztion, you need to balance the human and the technical in order to create the best security design for your organization. Securing a Windows Server 2003 enterprise network is hardly a small undertaking, but it becomes quite manageable if you approach it in an organized and systematic way. This includes configuring software, services, and protocols to meet an organization’s security needs.
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System Administrators, Managers who may responsible for the Windows 2003 network's security that may *not* be IT professionals


Book information

  • Published: December 2005
  • Imprint: SYNGRESS
  • ISBN: 978-1-59749-243-0

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: The Assessment Stage Chapter 2: Developing the Active Directory Infrastructure Design Chapter 3: Developing the Network Service Design Chapter 4: Designing the Logical Components Chapter 5: Name Resolution Chapter 6: Remote Access and Address Management Chapter 7: Service Sizing and Placement Chapter 8: The Physical Design