Tuesday, August 30, 2005

Windows Security Adviser: Security features in Windows Server 2003 R2

SearchWindowsSecurity.com: Windows Security Adviser
August 30, 2005
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IN THIS ISSUE:

- Security features found in Windows Server 2003 R2
- Antivirus can introduce network security holes into any OS
- Learning Center: Google hacking
- 'Anatomy of a Hack': Target network
- Poll: What does Zotob tell us about the state of IT security?

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SECURITY FEATURES FOUND IN WINDOWS SERVER 2003 R2 |
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Longhorn gets most of the press, but another release is scheduled to
debut before Longhorn -- Windows Server 2003 R2. In this article,
Microsoft MVP Brien Posey highlights some of the expected security
improvements in R2.

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MORE INFO:
You may have to wait for Longhorn, but what can you expect from NAP?
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What security enhancements do your peers want to see in Longhorn?
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ANTIVIRUS CAN INTRODUCE NETWORK SECURITY HOLES INTO ANY OS |
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AV software is one of the most basic security steps available. It's
also yet another gateway for security breaches.

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LEARNING CENTER: GOOGLE HACKING | Topics

Google is one of the hottest tools you can use to test Windows
systems for security holes. Get to know and use Google to find your
systems' vulnerabilities before malicious attackers do it for you.
http://searchwindowssecurity.techtarget.com/featuredTopic/0,290042,sid45_gci1120325,00.html?track=NL-122&ad=526779

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'ANATOMY OF A HACK': TARGET NETWORK | Book Excerpts

This excerpt from Chapter 2 of "Protect Your Windows Network from
Perimeter to Data," takes a closer look at the target network before
the hacking begins.
http://searchwindowssecurity.techtarget.com/general/0,295582,sid45_gci1113672,00.html?track=NL-122&ad=526779

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POLL: WHAT DOES ZOTOB TELL US ABOUT THE STATE OF IT SECURITY? | Vote

What does the speed at which the Zotob worm and its variants spread
tell us about the state of IT security? Is patching a waste of time?
Let us know what you think in our new poll.
http://searchwindowssecurity.techtarget.com/news/0,289141,sid45,00.html?track=NL-122&ad=526779

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