Windows Security. Matthew Cook http://escarpment.net/. Introduction. Loughborough University http://www.lboro.ac.uk/computing/ Janet Web Cache Service http://wwwcache.ja.net/ Bandwidth Management Advisory Service. Topics. Security Overview Windows 2000/XP Auditing
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“This system is secure.” A product vendor might say: “This product makes your network secure.” Or: “We secure e-commerce.” Inevitably, these claims are naïve and simplistic. They look at the security of the product, rather than the security of the system. The first questions to ask are: “Secure from whom?” and “Secure against what?”
Range of secure operating systems
Ensure Windows vulnerable ports are blocked at the firewall.
Use automated patching technology:
And other application deployment software:
MBSA v1.1 supports the following host OS:
What applications does MBSA scan?
What is an Incident?
“Any real or suspected adverse event in relation to the security of computer systems or computer networks.”
“The act of violating an explicit or implied security policy”