Windows .NET Server Security Handbook

Windows .NET Server Security Handbook

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by Cyrus Peikari, Seth Fogie, Seth Fogie
     
 

Windows .NET Security: step-by-step techniques and fast answers.

  • The practical, start-to-finish guide to Windows .NET security
  • New Windows .NET security features: Location-Aware Firewalling, Offline File Encryption, and more
  • Locking down .NET servers and XP clients-step by step
  • Securing new Windows .NET features: Raw Sockets,

Overview

Windows .NET Security: step-by-step techniques and fast answers.

  • The practical, start-to-finish guide to Windows .NET security
  • New Windows .NET security features: Location-Aware Firewalling, Offline File Encryption, and more
  • Locking down .NET servers and XP clients-step by step
  • Securing new Windows .NET features: Raw Sockets, Remote Desktop, Remote Assistance, and more
  • Anticipating future threats-including threats to 802.1x wireless networks

Windows .NET Server Security Handbook is your practical, step-by-step guide to maximizing Windows .NET security. Two leading experts show you how to take advantage of every important new Windows .NET and XP security feature, from .NET's new firewall to its updated Encrypting File System. You'll discover the critical security implications of new features such as Remote Desktop and Remote Assistance, then learn how to use Microsoft(r)'s latest tools to configure security in a wide range of scenarios. By the time you're finished, you'll know how to lock down any Windows .NET system-from the largest enterprise to the smallest home network.

  • The Internet Connection Firewall: configuration, adding programs, logging, ICMP, and more
  • Windows .NET raw sockets: the reality-and what you should do about it
  • Anticipating emerging threats, including wireless 802.11 hacking and "War Driving"
  • Windows .NET Security Toolset: using the Security Configuration and Analysis snap-in, Secedit.exe, Security Templates, and more
  • Configuring Windows .NET VPNs, PKI, and Smart Cards
  • Kerberos: server authentication, policies, security environments, and interoperability issues
  • Securing Microsoft IIS Web services in Windows .NET environments
  • Understanding the core security architecture Microsoft's .NET platform is built upon
  • Discovering new security holes fast: how you can beat BugTraq by seven days!

About the CD-ROM

Powerful library of Windows .NET security tools!

  • VirusMD Personal Firewall 3.0: diagnose and treat Trojan horse infections
  • eEye RetinaTM network security scanner (demo): scan your network for vulnerabilities
  • eEye SecureIIS application firewall (demo): Maximize app-layer security
  • eEye IrisTM sniffer (demo): Perform advanced protocol analysis
  • LC3 password testing: Audit NT/Win2K user passwords
  • MIRC, MultiProxy, and Socks2HTTP: perform anonymous counterintelligence against hackers
  • NetStumbler wireless security tester: scan wireless networks for security flaws

Editorial Reviews

The new Windows .NET Server platform is explained for network administrators, managers, power users, and IT security consultants in this book/CD-ROM PACKAGE. Instructions are given for locking down Windows .NET servers, setting up secure .NET virtual private networks, securing the Remote Desktop of Windows XP, and protecting systems from 802.1x wireless hacker threats. The books assumes a basic knowledge of networking. The CD-ROM contains security software. Peikari has won awards for his security software. Fogie hosts an Internet security radio segment. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780130477262
Publisher:
Pearson Education
Publication date:
04/25/2002
Edition description:
BK&CD-ROM
Pages:
368
Product dimensions:
6.96(w) x 9.24(h) x 1.05(d)

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Windows .NET Server Security Handbook 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Guest More than 1 year ago
Gives full coverage of .NET Server security from a practical standpoint. Easily the best book on the subject I have read. The writing style is very clear and witty. I enjoyed it.