Microsoft Windows Server Network Security

Windows servers provide various types of services for enterprises. In many cases, servers either directly or indirectly enable enterprise applications to access shared data to support business functions. While compromising a workstation may open a door into an organization’s secure network, compromising a server will likely allow an attacker to get even closer to sensitive or confidential data.

Although each layer of security is important to the overall security of your organization’s data, you should view server security controls as even more crucial. The controls you place on server computers will only act as obstacles for attackers that have already found ways to defeat outer layers of controls. ...

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