Security Advisor


The Network Protector

Microsoft’s Internet Security and Acceleration Server performs proxy and firewall services. This briefing educates you on its firewall capabilities.

Smart Card Education, Part 2

With last month’s foundation in smart card technology under your belt, it’s time to implement the test system.

Smart Card Education

If you’re concerned about weak passwords serving as a hacker’s haven on your network, smart card logon may be the answer.

IPSec, Your Private Communications Security Cop

Implementing this emerging data communication security standard can tighten up your network. Here’s how its default policies work.

Securing Terminal Services

Running Windows 2000 Terminal Services is the next best thing to being there--but how do you do it securely?

8 Ways to Secure Exchange

Windows 2000 and Exchange 2000 offer new routes to email security, but have you done all you can with Exchange 5.5?

Single Sign-On Promises

Making SSO a reality in mixed-OS enterprises involves niggling details, compromises, and add-ons or third-party solutions. Does Windows 2000 help?

My Security Favorites

When we asked Roberta to provide a list of the best Web sites for security information, she cleaned out her Favorites folder and rediscovered a few old friends.

Top 10 Security Fixes

Plugging the most well-known holes in your Windows NT network is surprisingly easy. The author takes you step by step through her favorites.

Who's Lookin' At You?

Intrusion detection isn’t just software—it means monitoring your network to discover attacks. Sometimes that infiltration comes from places you’d never expect.

Armchair Security

Roberta culls her considerable library to bring you some of the best and worst that’s been published on her favorite topic.

Set Up a Flame-Proof Firewall

Worried about potential security gaps? Follow these seven steps to make sure your installation won’t melt under fire.

Readers Write

Our stalwart columnist tackles your toughest security questions.

Keeping Your Secrets Secret

Understanding how information stays secure can help you make informed choices about your encryption strategies.

Become the Consummate Certified Security Professional

Security certs won’t guarantee employment but they can help you establish your credentials.

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