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Download the “Securing Your Windows Small Business Server 2003 Network” Guide today

 

Download your guide today by clicking HERE.

 

This document helps you more securely configure your network that is running the Microsoft® Windows® Small Business Server 2003 server software (Windows SBS 2003). Completing the tasks in this document helps to protect the availability, integrity, and confidentiality of your local network. The tasks covered in this document for helping to secure your network follow:

  • Verifying your topology and firewall configuration

  • Configuring your local router for more secure access

  • Configuring network, firewall, Web, and e-mail services on the computer that is running Windows SBS 2003

  • Keeping software up-to-date

  • Implementing strong passwords

  • Configuring remote access to the local network

  • Verifying that users have only the permissions that they need

  • Changing the account name for the built-in Administrator account

  • Helping to secure the computer that is running Windows SBS and 2003

  • Implementing an antivirus solution

  • Upgrading client computers

  • Monitoring the computer that is running Windows SBS 2003 for security issues

Thank you and have a wonderful day,

 

Eric Ligman
Microsoft US Senior Manager
Small Business Community Engagement
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