Planning a Secure Environment

Applies To: Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2003 R2, Windows Server 2003 with SP1, Windows Server 2003 with SP2

To plan a secure environment, you need a clear and consistent strategy for addressing the many aspects of the Microsoft® Windows® Server 2003 operating system, including security-related issues and features. You can begin by identifying the user-related requirements that impact security, and the other aspects of the network that comprise a secure common infrastructure. You can use this chapter to locate the chapters in this book that can help you address those requirements.

In This Chapter

Overview of a Secure Windows Server 2003 Environment

Addressing User-Related Requirements

Establishing a Secure Shared IT Infrastructure

Additional Resources for Planning a Secure Environment