Changes to Default Settings Make Windows Server 2003 More Secure (Part 1)

by Deb Shinder
Sept. 1, 2017 0 comments TechGenix Apps & Hardening windows server security

There are two basic approaches that can taken when it comes to network and operating system security, and they are based on two very different philosophies. Neither is “right” or “wrong” – the one that is best for a given computer or network depends on the circumstances, needs and priorities of the organization or individual user.The two will always be at opposite ends of the security continuum. The more control you have over the network or OS, and the more tightly you secure it from the hazards of computing in an interconnected world (including intruders, attackers, viruses and other malware), the less accessible it will be. On the other hand, the easier you make it for employees, customers, partners and others to access resources, the less controlled and secure it will be. This tradeoff is inevitable, so the first step in developing a security plan is determine which is the greater priority and where on the continuum your needs fall. The ideal system would be completely user-frien...