Windows 2012 Server Network Security provides the most in-depth guide to deploying and maintaining a secure Windows network. The book drills down into all the new features of Windows 2012 and provides practical, hands-on methods for securing your Windows systems networks, including:
- Secure remote access
- Network vulnerabilities and mitigations
- DHCP installations configuration
- MAC filtering
- DNS server security
- WINS installation configuration
- Securing wired and wireless connections
- Windows personal firewall
- Remote desktop services
- Internet connection sharing
- Network diagnostics and troubleshooting
Windows network security is of primary importance due to the sheer volume of data residing on Windows networks. Windows 2012 Server Network Security provides network administrators with the most focused and in-depth coverage of Windows network security threats along with methods and techniques for securing important mission-critical networks and assets. The book also covers Windows 8.
- Provides practical examples of how to secure your Windows network.
- Focuses specifically on Windows network security rather than general concepts.
- One of the first books to cover Windows Server 2012 network security.
Information Security professionals, Windows systems administrators, and network administrators who use Windows products.
About the Author
About the Technical Editor
Why is this Information Important
The Structure of the Book
Chapter 1. Introduction
Intro to Windows 8 and Windows Server 2012
Intro to IPv6
Chapter 2. Network Infrastructure
Chapter 3. Securing Network Access
General Network Settings
Windows 8 Resource Sharing
Windows Server 2012 Resource Sharing
Chapter 4. Secure Remote Access
Remote Desktop Services
Remote Access Role
Network Policy and Access Services
Chapter 5. Internet Connection Security
Internet Explorer Security
Chapter 6. Network Diagnostics and Troubleshooting
Chapter 7. Network Tools and Utilities
Local Security Policy
Security Configuration Wizard
Other Relevant Tools
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- © Syngress 2013
- 17th April 2013
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Derrick Rountree (CISSP, CASP, MCSE) has been in the IT field for almost 20 years. He has a Bachelors of Science in Electrical Engineering. Derrick has held positions as a network administrator, IT consultant, a QA engineer, and an Enterprise Architect. He has experience in network security, operating system security, application security, and secure software development. Derrick has contributed to several other Syngress and Elsevier publications on Citrix, Microsoft, and Cisco technologies.
(CISSP, CASP, MCSE) has been in the IT field for almost 20 years.
"Rountree and technical editor Hicks, both experienced Windows network security professionals, intend this seven chapter reference for anyone who must secure a Windows 2012 Server system. It presumes a good knowledge of networking and Windows administration. The first chapter is an introduction to Windows 8 and Server 2012. It covers PowerShell and Server Manager and also provides an introduction to the new IPv6 networking protocol."--Reference & Research Book News, December 2013
"‘This book provides the most in-depth guide to deploying and maintaining a secure Windows network. The book drills down into all the new features of Windows 2012 and provides practical, hands-on methods for securing your Windows systems networks…"--ComputerWeekly.com, September 2, 2013