From the Back Cover
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, youll find complete coverage of Windows Server 2003 Security
- Recognize vulnerabilities and defend your network against both internal and external attacks
- Install and configure certificate services
- Design, configure, and install Kerberos and use Kerberos authentication
- Discover the most effective ways to secure Web, FTP, and mail servers
- Secure an operating system and understand the role Active Directory plays in security
- Understand LAN to LAN, L2TP, and PPTP VPNs, and learn to implement a remote access VPN
- Use WCCP and CARP to cache content, and install and configure a firewall
- Configure an acceleration service and optimize content for acceleration
About the Author
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).