Windows

The Administrator Accounts Security Planning Guide

Language:
English
This guide is an indispensable resource when you plan strategies to secure administrator-level accounts in Microsoft Windows NT®-based operating systems such as Windows Server 2003 and Windows® XP. It addresses the problem of intruders who acquire administrator account credentials and then use them.
  • Version:

    1

    File Name:

    The_Administrator_Accounts_Security_Planning_Guide.zip

    Date Published:

    06/30/2005

    File Size:

    206 KB

      The Administrator Accounts Security Planning Guide is designed to be an indispensable resource when organizations plan their strategy to secure administrator level accounts in Microsoft Windows NT-based operating systems such as Windows Server 2003 and Windows XP. It addresses the problem of intruders who acquire administrator account credentials and then use them to compromise the network. The main goal of this guide is to provide prescriptive guidance in terms of the steps an organization can take to secure local and domain-based administrator-level accounts and groups.

      The Administrator Accounts Security Planning Guide is a practical support document for business and information technology (IT) professionals who are planning a strategy for securing administrative users and groups. Its primary goals and objectives are to:
      • Introduce the concepts of securing administrator accounts.
      • Describe the approach to making administrator accounts more secure.
      • Describe the importance of securing administrator accounts.
      • Describe the principle of least privilege.
      • Describe the best practice guidelines to follow to make administrator accounts more secure.
  • Supported Operating Systems:

    Windows 2000, Windows 2000 Service Pack 2, Windows 2000 Service Pack 3, Windows 2000 Service Pack 4, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows 98 Second Edition, Windows ME, Windows NT, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP

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