How to Choose Appropriate Security Solutions

You can use Windows 2000 distributed security technologies to provide a wide range of strong, scalable, cryptography-based solutions to protect network and information security. Cryptography-based security solutions can meet a wide range of security needs in your organization. The levels of security you choose for your organization are determined by the value of the information that you want to protect and the costs to implement the various levels of security.

In general, making appropriate decisions about information security involves the following activities:

  • Analyzing business information and communication.

  • Defining communication and information security goals.

  • Determining communication and information security requirements.

  • Assessing security risks.

  • Assessing the costs and benefits of various security measures.

  • Testing each security solution that you choose to develop to ensure that it is the right choice for your organization.