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10 Steps to a Secure Windows 2000 FTP Server Popular
 
FTP [File Transfer Protocol] is one of the oldest and most popular services found on the on the internet today. Serving as an easy and effective method by which to transfer files over a network, FTP has become a standard that is both accepted and widely accessible to users across almost every network and operating system in use today. In this article we will examine 10 options available native in Windows 2000 that can be used to secure an FTP site.
Added: 06/09/2004, Hits: 2,972, Rating: 4, Votes: 4
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Applying Windows XP Group Policy in a Windows 2000 Domain (Part 1)
 
In this two part article set we will cover the fundamentals of putting Windows XP securely into your network while utilizing the Group Policy Objects in Windows 2000. This two part article covers all the details on how to configure Windows 2000 and XP so that GPOs can be used. Part 1 covers the fundamentals and setup, Part 2 covers the Implementation. If you are not familiar with GPOs, I will cover some fundamentals in the beginning of Part 1.
Added: 07/22/2004, Hits: 770, Rating: 0, Votes: 0
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Applying Windows XP Group Policy in a Windows 2000 Domain (Part 2)
 
In this two part article set we will cover the fundamentals of putting Windows XP securely into your network while utilizing the Group Policy Objects in Windows 2000. This two part article covers all the details on how to configure Windows 2000 and XP so that GPOs can be used. Part 1 covers the fundamentals and setup, Part 2 covers the Implementation.
Added: 08/03/2004, Hits: 860, Rating: 0, Votes: 0
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Controlling Encrypting File System (EFS) using Group Policy
 
Using Group Policy to control where EFS can be used.
Added: 04/25/2008, Hits: 2,393, Rating: 0, Votes: 0
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Corporate security
 
Usually, the goal of intrusions is to obtain valuable information, databases, research data, sales reports, marketing statistics, HR records, etc. The information can be sold and/or used by the perpetrators.
Added: 02/18/2003, Hits: 1,337, Rating: 0, Votes: 0
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Customizing Windows Security Templates
 
Are there security settings that you wish were in a Group Policy Object, but are not? How much time, effort, and administration time could you save if you had these security settings deployed through a Group Policy Object? I am going to unlock the ability for you to customize the security settings that are deployed by Group Policy Objects.
Added: 11/12/2004, Hits: 731, Rating: 0, Votes: 0
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Enforcing Network Login via POLEDIT
 
This procedure is more detailed than actually required, because I use it also as an example on usage of the "System Policy Editor" ( POLEDIT ) on the local Registry and on downloading a profile from the Network server.
Added: 06/09/2004, Hits: 705, Rating: 0, Votes: 0
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Group Policy: Enforce vs. Enforced vs. Force
 
In this article the author tackles the different options within Group Policy and explains the difference between Enforce, Enforced and Force methods.
Added: 04/13/2012, Hits: 1,002, Rating: 0, Votes: 0
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How I Cracked your Windows Password (Part 1) Hot
 
How Windows creates and stores password hashes and how those hashes are cracked.
Added: 01/22/2010, Hits: 3,357, Rating: 0, Votes: 0
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How I Cracked your Windows Password (Part 2) Hot
 
Going through the process of cracking passwords with different free tolls whilst providing tips for defending your password from being cracked.
Added: 02/19/2010, Hits: 3,165, Rating: 0, Votes: 0
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How to Enable Auditing with the Security Configuration Editor
 
A how-to task list that enable auditing in Windows 2000.
Added: 05/17/2000, Hits: 645, Rating: 0, Votes: 0
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How To Find Your Lost Windows 2000 Password Popular
 
There are several methods that you could use to log on to Windows 2000, if you have forgotten a password. To find your lost Windows 2000 password, use the Administrator password to log on. You will be able to reset your user account password in Computer Management. If you don't have the Administrator password, download freeware or shareware from the Internet to help you recover a Windows 2000 password.

Added: 04/14/2012, Hits: 474, Rating: 5, Votes: 1
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Implementing and Troubleshooting Account Lockout
 
This article examines the advantages and disadvantages from a security standpoint of implementing account lockout on a network running Active Directory. The article also describes some account lockout and management tools you can obtain from the Microsoft Download Center and how to use these tools to troubleshoot account lockout problems.
Added: 08/31/2004, Hits: 671, Rating: 0, Votes: 0
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Kerberos Security in Windows 2000
 
A tutorial on Microsoft's implementation of the Kerberos Security Protocol in Windows 2000
Added: 04/28/2000, Hits: 573, Rating: 0, Votes: 0
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Microsoft Windows and the Common Criteria Certification Part I
 
In today’s computer networks, it is important to start to concern yourself with another level of detail in security other than how to ‘harden a system’ by killing unneeded services or adding yet another service pack or hotfix to your system(s). In this article set, we will explore Common Criteria Certification, what it is and what it means.
Added: 06/18/2004, Hits: 610, Rating: 0, Votes: 0
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Microsoft Windows and the Common Criteria Certification Part II
 
In today’s computer networks, it is important to start to concern yourself with another level of detail in security other than how to ‘harden a system’ by killing unneeded services or adding yet another service pack or hotfix to your system(s). In this article set, we will explore Common Criteria Certification, what it is and what it means. Part I of this article covered the fundamentals. In Part II of this article set we will look at how the Common Criteria is when implemented on a server at the EAL4 class level.
Added: 07/08/2004, Hits: 476, Rating: 0, Votes: 0
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Minimizing the effect of DOS attacks and overflows on your DNS servers
 
This whitepaper will focus on strategies used when minimizing downtime caused by DOS attacks, aimed at DNS servers. To achieve high potency intruders focus their efforts on machines that have a high impact on the network, Windows 2000 networks rely a great deal on DNS. Intruders know this, and your focus should be turned to securing the organizations DNS server.
Added: 06/09/2004, Hits: 487, Rating: 0, Votes: 0
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NT and Windows 2000 Mixed Mode Users and Groups
 
his is a .gif-based downloadable diagram which uses an analogy of user-objects, busses for global groups, and garages for local groups, helps to provide an easily-remembered model for understanding Windows NT / Windows 2000 mixed mode groups, and how they should be deployed.
Added: 07/12/2006, Hits: 395, Rating: 0, Votes: 0
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Planning Windows 2000 Security
 
This tutorial explains the security considerations that are important in planning a Windows 2000 network.
Added: 06/14/2002, Hits: 370, Rating: 0, Votes: 0
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Securing Data in Transit with IPSec
 
Network security has many facets, and much emphasis is placed (rightly) on keeping intruders and attackers out of the network via firewalls. However, in today's business environment, there are also many instances in which sensitive data needs to be protected within the local network from users who have legitimate access to the network - but do not need to have access to the data in question. The answer in that case is encryption.
Added: 06/09/2004, Hits: 546, Rating: 0, Votes: 0
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