Check out these links for additional information on security.
XML Encryption specification
XML Digital Signature specification
Find out more about Canonical XML
The WSE is available for free at http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyId=FC5F06C5-821F-41D3-A4FE-6C7B56423841&displaylang=en.
"Programming with Web Services 2.0," by Matt Powell (MSDN, May 2004) is good article on programming with the WSE
Find out more about creating and using custom SOAP extensions in .NET
Learn more about creating and using custom attributes in .NET
"Chapter 8: Managing Enterprise Security" in Windows Server 2003: Best Practices for Enterprise Deployments, by Danielle Ruest and Nelson Ruest (McGraw-Hill Osborne, 2003; ISBN: 007222343X)
Windows Server 2003 Pocket Administrator, by Nelson Ruest and Danielle Ruest (McGraw-Hill Osborne, 2003; ISBN: 0072229772)
The SysAdmin, Audit, Network, Security (SANS) Institute
Microsoft security bulletins
Microsoft security information for home users
Microsoft security information for system administrators
Tripwire change management software
The Electronic Information Privacy Center
Consumer Privacy Information Center
Microsoft Systems Architecture Guide for Windows Server 2003
To obtain a copy of the MSA version 2.0 CD, write to email@example.com
Microsoft Internet Security and Acceleration Server 2004
Overview of the WPA Wireless Security Update in Windows XP
Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Security Guide
Daily Activity Log from the Windows Server 2003 Pocket Administrator, by Danielle Ruest and Nelson Ruest (you must log in to get access to the Activity Log)
Shavlik Software Patch Management Return on Investment white paper
HFNetChkPro Return on Investment calculator
Microsoft Baseline Security Analyzer
InstallShield Patch Impact Manager
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