Chapter 6. An Overview of Microsoft Technologies

This chapter will provide an overview of the security features of the Microsoft technologies commonly found in most organisations. This book will provide you with enough information to understand the main security benefits provided by each technology, with useful implementation guidance. The technologies that we will focus on are:

  • Microsoft® Windows Server® 2008

  • Microsoft® Windows® 7

  • Microsoft® Forefront

  • Microsoft® Forefront Threat Management Gateway

  • Microsoft® Systems Center

  • Microsoft® Windows Server® Update Services

  • Microsoft® Baseline Security Analyzer

  • Microsoft Security Risk Management Guide

  • Microsoft® Security Assessment Tool

  • Microsoft® Threat Analysis and Modeling Enterprise Edition

  • Microsoft® CAT.NET ...

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