What’s New in Windows Server 2003 IPSec (Part 1)

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

In today’s increasingly security-conscious business world, more and more organizations are concerned with protecting the confidentiality of their data as it travels over the network, and are implementing the industry standard IP Security protocol, IPSec, to do so. Beginning with Windows 2000, Microsoft’s operating systems have included built-in support for IPSec communications, making it easy to implement on your network.Back in February, I did an article that provides an overview of the history of IPSec, what it does, basic concepts behind it, and how it works in Windows. That article showed you how to configure a Windows 2000 computer to use IPSec. Now, with the release of Windows Server 2003, Microsoft has made improvements to a number of their operating system security features, including several new features for IPSec. In this two part article, we’ll focus on what’s new for IPSec in Windows Server 2003, and show you how to use its new features to make it even easier for you to ...