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Security Strategies in Windows Platforms and Applications, Second Edition

Author(s): Michael G. Solomon, PhD, CISSP, PMP, CISM, PhD, CISSP, PMP, CISM, Solomon Consulting Inc.
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  • ISBN-13: 9781284031652
  • Paperback    396 pages      © 2014
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More than 90 percent of individuals, students, educators, businesses, organizations, and governments use Microsoft Windows, which has experienced frequent attacks against its well-publicized vulnerabilities. Revised and updated to keep pace with this ever changing field, Security Strategies in Windows Platforms and Applications, Second Edition focuses on new risks, threats, and vulnerabilities associated with the Microsoft Windows operating system. Particular emphasis is placed on Windows XP, Vista, and 7 on the desktop, and Windows Server 2003 and 2008 versions. It highlights how to use tools and techniques to decrease risks arising from vulnerabilities in Microsoft Windows operating systems and applications. The book also includes a resource for readers desiring more information on Microsoft Windows OS hardening, application security, and incident management.  With its accessible writing style, and step-by-step examples, this must-have resource will ensure readers are educated on the latest Windows security

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  • Available with the Virtual Security Cloud Labs, which provide a hands-on, immersive mock IT infrastructure enabling students to test their skills with realistic security scenarios
  • Discusses the Microsoft Windows Threat Landscape
  • Highlights Microsoft Windows security features
  • Covers managing security in Microsoft Windows
  • Explains hardening Microsoft Windows operating systems and applications
  • Reviews security trends for Microsoft Windows computers
     

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Written for IT students and professionals looking to gain knowledge in Windows platform security and information system security.

Chapter  1 Windows and the Threat Landscape  
Chapter  2 Security in Microsoft Windows OS  
Chapter  3 Access Controls in Microsoft Windows  
Chapter  4 Microsoft Windows Encryption Tools and Technologies  
Chapter  5 Protecting Microsoft Windows Against Malware  
Chapter  6 Group Policy Controls in Microsoft Windows  
Chapter  7 Microsoft Windows Security Profile and Audit Tools  
Chapter  8 Microsoft Windows Backup and Recovery Tools  
Chapter  9 Microsoft Windows Network Security  
Chapter  10 Microsoft Windows OS Security Administration  
Chapter  11 Hardening the Windows OS  
Chapter  12 Microsoft Application Security  
Chapter  13 Microsoft Windows Incident Handling and Management  
Chapter  14 Microsoft Windows and the Security Lifecycle  
Chapter  15 Best Practices for Microsoft Windows and Application Security  

Michael G. Solomon, PhD, CISSP, PMP, CISM-PhD, CISSP, PMP, CISM, Solomon Consulting Inc.

Michael G. Solomon, Ph.D., CISSP, PMP, CISM, is a full-time security and OpenEdge speaker, consultant, and author who specializes in leading teams in achieving and maintaining secure IT environments. As an IT professional and consultant since 1987, he has led projects for numerous major organizations and has authored and contributed to multiple books and training courses. From 1998 until 2001, he was an instructor in the Kennesaw State University’s Computer Science and Information Sciences (CSIS) department, currently teaches graduate Information System Security courses at the University of the Cumberlands, and holds a PhD in Computer Science and Informatics from Emory University.

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