The administrator often acts as the security officer of the network. It is your responsibility to investigate and resolve unsuccessful login attempts, intruder detection lockouts, compromised passwords, viruses, spam and security policies.
This checklist was created by Doug Chick.
You have firewalls and antivirus software. You implement security patches regularly, and
A well-designed security policy is a powerful tool in your network security arsenal. Using built-in tools found in Windows XP, you can create and enforce your own custom security policy for all of the systems in your network. In this tip Chris Cox shows you how to create and enforce your own custom security policy.
More resources for creating and enforcing security policies:
Network security tools
- Network security toolbox
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