Windows Server 2003 Security Bible

Windows Server 2003 Security Bible

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This book covers Windows.NET Server and ISA Server, detailing key security threats, outlining the requirements for a secure Windows-based environment, and providing information on security architecture planning, how to secure applications, encrypt data, use authentication methods, and deploy security devices such as firewalls, public key infrastructure, IPSec, and certificate services. Few competing titles on this topic offer the advanced level of information and insight that this book will provide. The series feature professional guides which are books for practitioners who want direct, useful, no-fluff information about developer tools and networking technologies. These books are packed with practical advice and step-by-step guidance for optimal network configuration.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 597 pages
  • 190.5 x 233.68 x 38.1mm | 1,020.58g
  • John Wiley & Sons Inc
  • Hungry Minds Inc,U.S.
  • Foster City, United States
  • English
  • 076454912X
  • 9780764549120

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If Windows Server 2003 can do it, you can secure it . . .With the exponential growth of the Internet came the need for a level of security far beyond that built into the original infrastructure. Windows Server 2003 provides sophisticated security options for both Internet-connected and private networks, and this comprehensive volume examines them in depth, supplying everything you need to secure any network against internal or external attacks. Discover how to assess your situation, plan and implement appropriate measures, prepare and conduct a security audit, encrypt data, authenticate users, and much more.Inside, you'll find complete coverage of Windows Server 2003 SecurityRecognize vulnerabilities and defend your network against both internal and external attacksInstall and configure certificate servicesDesign, configure, and install Kerberos and use Kerberos authenticationDiscover the most effective ways to secure Web, FTP, and mail serversSecure an operating system and understand the role Active Directory plays in securityUnderstand LAN to LAN, L2TP, and PPTP VPNs, and learn to implement a remote access VPNUse WCCP and CARP to cache content, and install and configure a firewallConfigure an acceleration service and optimize content for acceleration
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Table of contents

Preface. Acknowledgments. Part I: Security Fundamentals. Chapter 1: Security Threats. Chapter 2: Network and System Security Overview. Chapter 3: Security Architecture Planning. Chapter 4: Basic Security Auditing. Chapter 5: Windows Server 2003 Security Provisions. Part II: System Security. Chapter 6: Securing Windows Server 2003. Chapter 7: Securing Applications. Part III: Authentication and Encryption. Chapter 8: Encrypting Your Data. Chapter 9: Securing Web Pages and E--mail Using SSL and TLS. Chapter 10: Windows Server 2003 Authentication. Chapter 11: Kerberos. Chapter 12: Public Key Infrastructure Overview. Chapter 13: Installing and Configuring Certificate Services. Chapter 14: L2TP and PPTP VPNs. Chapter 15: IPSec. Part IV: Microsoft Internet Security and Acceleration Server. Chapter 16: ISA Server Overview. Chapter 17: Installing and Configuring a Firewall. Chapter 18: Configuring the Acceleration Service. Appendix A: Security Tools. Appendix B: Security Resources. Appendix C: Standard TCP/IP Port Assignments. Index.
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About Blair Rampling

Blair Rampling (Vancouver, British Columbia) is currently the Senior Systems Administrator and system architect for a mid--size ISP/Webhosting company with several offices across North America. In this role he is responsible for designing every aspect of company systems from the initial implementation to policies and procedures including security. The environment consists of a large number of Windows Servers with some NT 4.0 systems used mainly for web hosting, a large number of Linux servers used for web hosting and infrastructure (DNS etc.) and a number of Sun Solaris boxes used for high end webhosting (load balanced/redundant configurations), and infrastructure (incoming and outgoing mail. Aside from his experience with Windows and UNIX security, Blair is also familiar with several types of firewalls (NetScreen, ipfilter, Raptor) and load balancing devices (Cisco/Arrowpoint CSS, Radware, Big/IP).
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