About the Book
Get complete practical details on Windows® 2000 security features and enabling technologies with this must-have reference.
Implementing appropriate security in a networked environment is the fine art of balancing policy with practice. If you’re wondering how to design, deploy, and manage security with Windows® 2000 in your organization, MICROSOFT® WINDOWS 2000 SECURITY TECHNICAL REFERENCE is the book for you. It explores the tradeoffs you’ll face as you strike a balance between tight security and maximum workplace efficiency. It will help you decide the level of security your system needs, and then take full advantage of the built-in security features and support in Windows 2000 to set up and maintain that level of security throughout your organization. The authors offer extensive practical advice based on their experience in implementing network security services and countering security threats and vulnerabilities at major Windows 2000 installations. This complete, one-volume reference will help you:
• Exploit the latest security configuration tools: Learn how to use the Security Configuration Toolset and Group Policies to quickly define and apply security configurations for groups of computers and users across an enterprise from a single PC.
• Understand user authentication tools: See how authentication technologies such as Kerberos v. 5 authentication and Smart Cards allow administrators to assign different access privileges to different users.
• Take advantage of confidentiality services: Find out how the Microsoft Public Key Infrastructure, strong authentication, encryption, and other confidentiality services enable secure public exchange of documents, financial data, e-mail, and other important information.
• Centrally manage network resources: Learn how to use Active Directory™ services to store and manage information about applications, files, printers, and users from a central, consistent, secure location.
• Secure intranet and Internet resources: Get the facts on how standards such as IPSec and technologies such as Dynamic DNS and DHCP Security can help you secure communication within an intranet and create Virtual Private Network solutions across the Internet.
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