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

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

1st Edition - December 15, 2005

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  • Authors: Chris Ruston, Chris Peiris
  • eBook ISBN: 9780080488967

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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.

Key Features

* The Perfect Guide if "System Administrator is NOT your primary job function

* Avoid "time drains" configuring the many different security standards built into Windows 2003

* Secure VPN and Extranet Communications


System Administrators, Managers who may responsible for the Windows 2003 network's security that may *not* be IT professionals

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

Product details

  • No. of pages: 500
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Syngress 2006
  • Published: December 15, 2005
  • Imprint: Syngress
  • eBook ISBN: 9780080488967

About the Authors

Chris Ruston

Affiliations and Expertise

Perot Systems, UK

Chris Peiris

Affiliations and Expertise

IT Specialist with the University of Pennsylvania, USA

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