Windows 2000 Server Security For Dummies
1999. 356 Pages, Softcover
ISBN 978-0-7645-0470-9 - John Wiley & Sons
Even if you have only the most rudimentary understanding of networks and network capabilities, you're probably well aware of the need for effective security to protect your server from hacks, thieves, and virus writers. Microsoft also understands this, and with the arrival of Windows 2000 come oodles of security enhancements to protect your network.
Whether you are a networking neophyte or the administrator of a networking team, get the scoop on the new security tools with Windows 2000 Server Security For Dummies. From evaluating your organization's need to safeguard your network to facing very real security infringements, this book presents what you need to know in easy-to-follow steps...
* Investigate how hackers break into your network and understand why you should be concerned about security.
* Secure your files, folders, printers with an encrypting system and security settings.
* Figure out who should have access to which parts of your network.
* Uncover the steps to locking down the remote connection and certifying authentication.
* Secure all Internet Protocol traffic in and out of the devices on your network.
* Check your defenses, monitor for breaches, and audit activity on your network.
The enclosed CD-ROM offers you evaluation versions of SmartFilter for Microsoft Proxy Server, Interceptor, and ISS Internet Scanner. It also includes trial versons of Synchronicity 2.0 and SpamKiller.
From the contents
PART I: Windows 2000 Server Security Basic Training.
Chapter 1: Overcoming Your Insecurity about Security.
Chapter 2: 6,000 or So Words on Windows 2000 Networking.
Chapter 3: Securing the Basics.
PART II: Starting with a Good Defense.
Chapter 4: Avoiding Promiscuous Permissions.
Chapter 5: Using the Encrypting File System.
Chapter 6: Laying Down the Law with Security Settings.
Chapter 7: Reinforcing Security with Group Policy.
PART III: A Few More Ounces of Protection.
Chapter 8: Keeping the Registry Locked Down and Secure.
Chapter 9: Locking Down the Remote Connection.
Chapter 10: Certifying Authentication with Digital Certificates.
PART IV: Just When You Think You're Safe.
Chapter 11: Performing Your Security Due Diligence.
Chapter 12: Serving the Internet Securely.
Chapter 13: Ensuring that Your Users Aren't Browsing into Trouble.
Chapter 14: Keeping an Eye on IP Security.
PART V: The Part of Tens.
Chapter 15: Ten Intelligent Steps for Setting Up Smart Cards.
Chapter 16: Ten (Or so) Pieces of Advice for the Secure Road Warrior.
Chapter 17: Ten Questions You Might Ask about Firewalls.
Chapter 18: Ten Things to Add to Your Corporate Security Policy.
Appendix: About the CD.
IDG Books Worldwide End-User License Agreement.
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