Chapter 9. Securing the Microsoft® Windows Server® Platform
Critical to the overall security of your network will be ensuring the security of the Windows Server® 2008 platform that provides a range of services to your client base.
There are two types of server that will need to be considered when looking at securing the Windows Server® 2008 platform. These are
A network based on Windows Server® 2008 technology stores all of its information about users, computers and other devices on the network in what is called Active Directory® Services. In order to manage the details stored within the Active Directory® devices, Windows Server® 2008 uses domain controllers. Domain controllers form the core of ...