Securing Windows NT/2000 Servers for the Internet
Stefan NorbergISBN: 1565927680; 9781565927681;
In recent years, Windows NT and Windows 2000 systems have emerged as viable platforms for Internet servers. More and more organizations are now entrusting the full spectrum of business activities--including e-commerce--to Windows. Unfortunately, the typical Windows NT/2000 installation makes a Windows server an easy target for attacks, and configuring Windows for secure Internet use is a complex task. Securing Windows NT/2000 Servers for the Internet suggests a two-part strategy to accomplish the task: "Hardening" any Windows server that could potentially be exposed to attacks from the Internet, so the exposed system (known as a "bastion host") is as secure as it can be. Providing extra security protection for exposed systemsby installing an additional network (known as a "perimeter network") that separates the Internet from an organization's internal networks. Securing Windows NT/2000 Servers for the Internet is a concise guide that pares down...