Chapter 14. Securing the Branch Office

Byron Hynes

In this chapter, we will examine the challenges of a branch office, and some solutions, techniques, and tools to address them. We will start by discussing the characteristics of a branch office, and why they present unique challenges, and then we will look at some of the common infrastructure optimization scenarios that can apply to branch offices. We will go through the features of Windows Server 2008 that support branch offices, and identify those that can particularly help secure branches, focusing on the role of Read Only Domain Controllers ...

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