Windows 2003 Server is unquestionably the dominant enterprise level operating system in the industry, with 95% of all companies running it. And for the last tow years, over 50% of all product upgrades have been security related. Securing Windows Server, according to bill gates, is the company's #1 priority. While considering the security needs of your organiztion, you need to balance the human and the technical in order to create the best security design for your organization. Securing a Windows Server 2003 enterprise network is hardly a small undertaking, but it becomes quite manageable if you approach it in an organized and systematic way. This includes configuring software, services, and protocols to meet an organizationas security needs. * The Perfect Guide if qSystem Administrator is NOT your primary job function * Avoid qtime drainsq configuring the many different security standards built into Windows 2003 * Secure VPN and Extranet CommunicationsGroup policies are applied to two types of Active Directory objectsausers and computers. ... Scripts assigned to run at logon or logoff are stored in the \USERS\ SCRIPTS subfolder of the GPT. Scripts ... For example, in the Finance OU, you might create three child OUs: Windows 95, Windows 98, and Windows NT 4.0.
|Title||:||How to Cheat at Designing Security for a Windows Server 2003 Network|
|Author||:||Chris Ruston, Chris Peiris|
|Publisher||:||Syngress - 2005-12-15|