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Professional Windows Desktop and Server Hardening
     

Professional Windows Desktop and Server Hardening

by Roger A. Grimes
 

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  • Shows how to improve Windows desktop and server security by configuring default security before installing off-the-shelf security products
  • Educates readers about the most significant security threats, building the ultimate defense, operating system hardening, application security, and automating security
  • As a security consultant, the

Overview

  • Shows how to improve Windows desktop and server security by configuring default security before installing off-the-shelf security products
  • Educates readers about the most significant security threats, building the ultimate defense, operating system hardening, application security, and automating security
  • As a security consultant, the author has an impressive record-of his clients, not one who followed his recommendations has suffered a virus, worm, Trojan, or successful hacker attack in the past five years
  • The companion Web site includes author-created custom security templates and group policies that will automate advice given in the book

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780764599903
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
05/28/2006
Series:
Programmer to Programmer Series
Pages:
604
Sales rank:
1,012,551
Product dimensions:
7.42(w) x 9.21(h) x 1.40(d)

Meet the Author

Roger A. Grimes (CPA, CISSP, MCSE: Security, MVP, CEH, CHFI, TICSA) is a 20-year computer security consultant, writer, and teacher. He has written over a 150 national magazine articles on computer security, and this is his fifth book on Microsoft Windows security. He has consulted for many of the world’s best-known enterprises (including McAfee, Microsoft, Verisign, and IBM), multiple universities, cities and school systems, plus every branch of the U.S. armed forces. He is currently a highly rated instructor teaching Windows and Linux security in Foundstone’s Ultimate Hacking classes. He has presented at many of the industry’s largest conferences, including MCP TechMentor, Windows Connections, and SANS. He was a contributing editor for Windows IT Pro magazine, and is the security columnist for InfoWorld magazine. He has written several advanced security courses, including for Microsoft. He is a three-year recipient of Microsoft’s Most Valuable Professional (MVP) award, and was the creator and team leader of the successful www.hackiis6.com contest.

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