Hardening Windows Systems (Paperback)
|Key Features and Benefits- Perfect compliment to "Hacking Exposed. Find out here how to Harden your Windows system and use "Hacking Exposed to hack and test your system.- Blog: Living content: Roberta Bragg will monitor and maintain a Blog for Hardening readers to receive updates, alerts, new information, guidance, contacts, build community around the series, etc.- Expert authors and technical reviewers show you how to harden your system before it's hacked!- Will cover various O/S versions with specialized notes, sidebars and subtle icons.- Will include alerts when a hardening technique is extreme--or risky.|
From the Publisher:
"The definitive tool to learn what's proper for Microsoft Windows systems. Roberta's excellent guidance will easily help you build secure, resiliant systems." --Steve Riley, Security Business and Technology Unit, Windows Division, Microsoft Corporation|
Take a proactive approach to network security by hardening your Windows systems against attacks before they occur. Written by security evangelist Roberta Bragg, this hands-on resource provides concrete steps you can take immediately as well as ongoing actions to ensure long-term security. Whether you have one Windows server or one hundred, you'll get complete details on how to systematically harden your network from the ground up, as well as strategies for getting company-wide support for your security plan. With coverage of Windows 95/98/NT 4.0/2000/XP and Windows Server 2003, this book is an essential security tool for on-the-job IT professionals.|
Features a four-part hardening methodology:|
Roberta Bragg, CISSP, MCSE: Security, Security, co-author of Network Security: The Complete Reference, instructor, and consultant, focuses on how to proactively deploy proven security principles to defend Windows systems from possible attack. Roberta is the Security Advisor columnist for MCP magazine, the Security Expert for searchWin2000.com, and writes for the Security Watch newsletter. Roberta is the series editor of McGraw-Hill/Osborne's Hardening security series.