Chapter 23. Monitoring Security Events

Auditing Security Events 773

Viewing the Log of Security Events 781

Viewing Other Security-Related Logs 788

You can't keep an eye on your computer—let alone all the other computers on your network—all the time. Although you might have put in place all the proper safeguards to protect your data from unauthorized access (such as strong passwords, appropriate permissions, and a firewall), you can't be sure that those safeguards are always working properly. By taking advantage of improper settings inadvertently made by a user, or simply by making a determined effort, an attacker might still gain access to resources that should be off limits.

Fortunately, Microsoft Windows XP Professional and Windows 2000 provide ...

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