Office Communications Server 2007 R2 Security Guide
Microsoft Office Communications Server 2007 and Microsoft Office Communications Server 2007 R2 will reach end of support on January 9, 2018. To stay supported, you will need to upgrade. For more information, see Resources to help you upgrade your Office 2007 servers and clients.
This security documentation provides guidelines for assessing and managing security risks to your Microsoft Office Communications Server 2007 R2 deployment.
Even if your Office Communications Server 2007 R2 deployment is modest, you probably have components in your network that are themselves the subject of books devoted to their security. Therefore, it is unlikely that this guide covers all aspects of security for all components and areas that are pertinent to your deployment.
Use this guide as a starting point to help secure and maintain a secure Office Communications Server 2007 R2 deployment. This guide provides general guidelines and best practices for assessing and managing the most common security risks. Additional product and security resources are listed at the end of this guide. As new threats and solutions arise, outdated documents, solutions, and methods should be replaced with new ones.
You can download the Office Communications Server 2007 R2 Security Guide as a Word file from the Microsoft Download Center at https://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkID=154162.
In This Section
Key Security Enhancements in Office Communications Server 2007 R2. Describes the key security enhancements in this release.
Common Security Threats for Office Communications Server 2007 R2. Identifies common security threats and briefly describes how Office Communications Server addresses each threat.
Security Framework for Office Communications Server 2007 R2. Discusses the fundamental concepts and technologies that form the security infrastructure that is built in to Office Communications Server 2007 R2. These include Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS), public key infrastructure (PKI), and protocols used for encryption and authentication.
Addressing Threats to Your Core Infrastructure for Office Communications Server 2007 R2 Recommends measures and best practices for increasing the security of your Office Communications Server internal network infrastructure.
Addressing Threats at Your Internet Boundary for Office Communications Server 2007 R2. Describes how the Office Communications Server edge servers and perimeter network infrastructure allows internal and external users to safely engage in IM, conferencing, and audio/video communications across the corporate firewall.
Addressing Threats to On-Premises Conferences. Describes features and requirements that enhance conference security beyond the base levels already provided by the Office Communications Server security framework and infrastructure.
Addressing Threats to Group Chat. Describes features and requirements that enhance security for the Group Chat Server role and compliance database beyond that provided by the base security already implemented in Office Communications Server 2007 R2.
Addressing Threats to Communicator Web Access. Describes measures to reduce threats in Communicator Web Access.
Addressing Threats to Enterprise Voice for Office Communications Server 2007 R2. Describes measures for securing your VoIP infrastructure.
Securing the Client for Office Communications Server 2007 R2. Lists recommendations for addressing potential attacks against Microsoft Office Communicator 2007 R2 clients.
Additional Security Resources. Contains links to general security resources and partner solutions.