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The Complete Guide to Windows Server 2008 by John Savill

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Chapter 4. Securing Your Windows Server 2008 Deployment

This chapter looks at the security aspects of Windows Server 2008, including making Windows Server 2008 a secure platform and the features that are available to secure the entire infrastructure.

One aspect of security that’s often overlooked is the physical aspect. All the technological security in the world is worthless if servers are left in the middle of an office floor, where anyone can physically access them and perhaps even obtain passwords that are left on sticky notes on monitors. I thought that was a joke until an old company of mine was having an audit. On the last day of the audit, the auditor was leaving; all had gone well. He asked to use a phone to call a taxi to take him to ...

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