Planning Distributed Security
A security plan is an essential component of your Microsoft® Windows® 2000 deployment plan. Representatives of many of your deployment subteams will be involved in this task. This chapter guides you through a strategy for planning distributed security in your Windows 2000 network. It outlines the primary objectives for a distributed security plan and introduces the security features of Windows 2000.
This chapter puts into context the important factors to consider in order to use Microsoft Windows 2000 security effectively. However, distributed computer security is a fairly complex topic that you will need to research further.
In This Chapter
This chapter will help you develop the following planning documents:
Security Risk Analysis
Security Group Descriptions and Associated Policies
Network Logon and Authentication Strategies
Information Security Strategies
Related Information in the Resource Kit
For more information about distributed security, see the Microsoft ® Windows ® 2000 Server Resource Kit Distributed Systems Guide.
For more information about security groups, see "Designing the Active Directory Structure" in this book.
For more information about public key infrastructure, see "Planning Your Public Key Infrastructure" in this book.