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 A Note Regarding the CD or DVDThe print version of this book ships with a CD or DVD. For those customers purchasing one of the digital formats in which this book is available, we are pleased to offer the CD/DVD content as a free download via O'Reilly Media's Digital Distribution services. To download this content, please visit O'Reilly's web site, search for the title of this book to find its catalog page, and click on the link below the cover image (Examples, Companion Content, or Practice Files). Note that while we provide as much of the media content as we are able via free download, we are sometimes limited by licensing restrictions. Please direct any questions or concerns to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Author: Ben Smith