UNIT 8 ASSIGNMENT 2

UNIT 8 ASSIGNMENT 2 - SAMUEL KWAW IS3340 WINDOWS SECURITY...

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SAMUEL KWAW IS3340 WINDOWS SECURITY UNIT 8 ASSIGNMENT 2 BEST PROCEDURES TO SECURE WINDOWS APPLICATIONS WEB SERVER AND WEB BROWSER SECURITY POLICY The first step in securing a Web server is securing the underlying operating system. Most commonly available Web servers operate on a general-purpose operating system. Many security issues can be avoided if the operating systems underlying Web servers are configured appropriately. Default hardware and software configurations are typically set by manufacturers to emphasize features, functions, and ease of use, at the expense of security. Because manufacturers are not aware of each organization’s security needs, each Web server administrator must configure new servers to reflect their organization’s security requirements and reconfigure them as those requirements change. Using security configuration guides or checklists can assist administrators in securing systems consistently and efficiently. Securing an operating system initially would generally include the
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  • Spring '14
  • Despain
  • Web server, web content

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