Securing the Operating System and the Interface

by Tom Shinder
Sept. 1, 2017 0 comments TechGenix windows client security

ISA Server is all about security. ISA is about securing network access into and out of the internal network. But after you’ve done all of your configuring, how do you know that you’ve done an adequate job of securing the internal network and the system that ISA Server is running on? Gary Andersen, a real ISA Server sharpie, asked if I could put together a checklist of some kind that ISA Server administrators can use to see if their configuration is a secure one. A great idea! Of course, security, like beauty, is in the eye of the beholder. Some people feel financially secure if they have $5.00 in their pocket; other don’t feel secure if they have $1,000,000. In this article I’ll focus on what I think constitutes a secure setup. We’ll focus on three main areas you need to attend to when securing ISA Server: In part 1 of this two part series, we’ll cover operating system and interface security. Part two will cover issues in creating a secure ISA Server configuration. Note: If you don’...

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