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windows server 2003 security infrastructures
Windows Server 2003 Security Infrastructures
byJan De Clerq ISBN:1555582834
Digital Press 2004 (756 pages)

This nuts and bolts guide is a must-read for anyone wants to know about Windows Server 2003 security and leverage the operating systems' security infrastructure.

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Windows Server 2003 Security Infrastructures
Chapter 1 - The Challenge of Trusted Security Infrastructures
Chapter 2 - Windows Security Authorities and Principals
Chapter 3 - Windows Trust Relationships
Chapter 4 - Introducing Windows Authentication
Chapter 5 - Kerberos
Chapter 6 - IIS Authentication
Chapter 7 - Microsoft Passport
Chapter 8 - UNIX and Windows Authentication Interoperability
Chapter 9 - Single Sign-On
Chapter 10 - Windows Server 2003 Authorization
Chapter 11 - Malicious Mobile Code Protection
Chapter 12 - New Authorization Tracks: Role-Based Access Control and Digital Rights Management
Chapter 13 - Introducing Windows Server 2003 Public Key Infrastructure
Chapter 14 - Trust in Windows Server 2003 PKI
Chapter 15 - The Certificate Life Cycle
Chapter 16 - Building and Maintaining a Windows PKI
Chapter 17 - Windows Server 2003 PKI-enabled Applications
Chapter 18 - Windows Server 2003 Security Management
Appendix A - The ITU-T X.509 Standard for Certificate and CRL Formats
Appendix B - PKCS Standards
List of Figures
List of Tables

Windows Server 2003 Security Infrastructures is a must for anyone that wants to know the nuts and bolts of Windows Server 2003 security and wants to leverage the operating system’s security infrastructure. The primary goal of this book is to provide insights into the security features and technologies of the Windows Server 2003 operating system. It also highlights the security principles an architect should remember when designing an infrastructure that is rooted on the Windows Server 2003 OS.

The book focuses on the operating system’s authentication, authorization, key management and security management infrastructure services. It provides all you need to know about Windows-rooted trusted security infrastructures and fundamental Windows security concepts such as security authorities and principles, principal identifiers and credentials, and trust relationships. It covers different authentication methods, including the Kerberos, NTLM, IIS, and MS Passport authentication protocols, Windows Single Sign-On solutions, and authentication interoperability between Windows and Unix platforms. The section on Windows Server 2003 Authorization technology covers Windows authorization concepts, role-based access control support, malicious mobile code protection, and digital rights management. The chapters on key management technology focus on Public Key Infrastructure (PKI) components, the deployment of Windows-rooted PKIs, and PKI-enabled applications. The book also covers the following crucial security management technologies: policy management, patch management, and security-related auditing.

  • Explains the nuts and bolts of Windows Server 2003 security
  • Provides practical insights into how to deploy and administer Windows security infrastructure
  • Draws on the experience of a lead consultant in the Microsoft security area

About the Author

Jan De Clercq is one of HP’s lead consultants in the space of Microsoft security. As a Senior Consultant, he is involved in many Windows implementations around the wold and is a frequent speaker on the subject at Microsoft and general security conferences. In his HP Security Office member role he focuses on identity management. Jan is co-author of Mission-Critical Active Directory (Digital Press, 2001).