Microsoft Forefront Security Administration Guide


  • Jesse Varsalone, Jesse Varsalone is a Cisco Certified Academy Instructor and holds the CCNA certification. Jesse is also a CISSP, MCT, MCSE, and currently works as a Computer Forensics Senior Professional.

Microsoft Forefront is a comprehensive suite of security products that will provide companies with multiple layers of defense against threats. Computer and Network Security is a paramount issue for companies in the global marketplace. Businesses can no longer afford for their systems to go down because of viruses, malware, bugs, trojans, or other attacks. Running a Microsoft Forefront Suite within your environment brings many different benefits. Forefront allows you to achieve comprehensive, integrated, and simplified infrastructure security. This comprehensive suite of tools provides end-to-end security stretching from Web servers back to the desktop. This book will provide system administrators familiar with Syngress' existing Microsoft networking and security titles with a complete reference to Microsoft's flagship security products.
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Network administrators, security professionals, Webmasters, and database administrators responsible for administering and securing Microsoft networks, operating systems, applications, mail server, Web servers, firewalls, and databases.


Book information

  • Published: February 2008
  • Imprint: SYNGRESS
  • ISBN: 978-1-59749-244-7


"The comprehensive security suite will be an important tool for Network Administrators.”--Dragos Tudor, Windows Systems Engineer, Verizon

Table of Contents

Part I: Forefront Client SecurityChapter 1: Introducing Client SecurityChapter 2: Securing the DesktopChapter 3: Remote Networking and CommunicationsPart II: Forefront Security for Exchange Server Chapter 4: Securing Client AccessChapter 5: Locking Down Exchange ServerChapter 6: Backups and Disaster RecoveryPart III: Forefront Security for SharePoint Chapter 7: Securing Sharepoint ServersChapter 8: Secure Communications and Remote AccessChapter 9: Defending your DataPart IV: Forefront Server Security Management Console Chapter 10: Introduction to the Server Security Management ConsoleChapter 11: Exploring the InterfaceChapter 12: Managing SQL Server and Log FilesPart V: Microsoft AntigenChapter 13: Defining Malware DefensesChapter 14: Securing the PerimeterChapter 15: Correlating the ResultsPart VI: Microsoft ISA Server 2006Chapter 16: Deploying ISA 2006 in the EnterpriseChapter 17: Building a SSL VPNChapter 18: Integrating ISAS Server with Exchange ServerPart VII: Intelligent Application Gateway 2007Chapter 19: Deploying Application Gateway 2007Chapter 20: Defending your ApplicationsChapter 21: Backup and Disaster Recovery