Designing Security for a Microsoft Windows Server 2003


Designing Security for a Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Network 70-298

The course Designing Security for a Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Network gives the student the knowledge to design a secure network infrastructure. Upon course completion students will successfully learn to design and manage strong security procedures and analyze security risks in order to meet your company's requirements for securing computers in a networked environment.


Anyone who works within a typically complex computing environment in medium to large companies.

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Designing Security for a Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Network - Learning Segments

Creating the Conceptual Design for Network Infrastructure Security by Gathering and Analyzing Business and Technical Requirements
Analyze business requirements for designing security. Considerations include existing policies and procedures, sensitivity of data, cost, legal requirements, end-user impact, interoperability, maintainability, scalability, and risk.
  • Analyze existing security policies and procedures.
  • Analyze the organizational requirements for securing data.
  • Analyze the security requirements of different types of data.
  • Analyze risks to security within the current IT administration structure and security practices.
Design a framework for designing and implementing security. The framework should include prevention, detection, isolation, and recovery.
  • Predict threats to your network from internal and external sources.
  • Design a process for responding to incidents.
  • Design segmented networks.
  • Design a process for recovering services.
Analyze technical constraints when designing security.
  • Identify capabilities of the existing infrastructure.
  • Identify technology limitations.
  • Analyze interoperability constraints.
Creating the Logical Design for Network Infrastructure Security
Design a public key infrastructure (PKI) that uses Certificate Services.
  • Design a certification authority (CA) hierarchy implementation. Types include geographical, organizational, and trusted.
  • Design enrollment and distribution processes.
  • Establish renewal, revocation and auditing processes.
  • Design security for CA servers.
Design a logical authentication strategy.
  • Design certificate distribution.
  • Design forest and domain trust models.
  • Design security that meets interoperability requirements.
  • Establish account and password requirements for security.
Design security for network management.
  • Manage the risk of managing networks.
  • Design the administration of servers by using common administration tools. Tools include Microsoft Management Console (MMC), Terminal Server, Remote Desktop for Administration, Remote Assistance, and Telnet.
  • Design security for Emergency Management Services.
Creating the Physical Design for Client Infrastructure Security
Design a client authentication strategy.
  • Analyze authentication requirements.
  • Establish account and password security requirements.
Design a security strategy for client remote access.
  • Design remote access policies.
  • Design access to internal resources.
  • Design an authentication provider and accounting strategy for remote network access by using Internet Authentication Service (IAS).
Design a strategy for securing client computers. Considerations include desktop and portable computers.
  • Design a strategy for hardening client operating systems.
  • Design a strategy for restricting user access to operating system features.
Design a security update infrastructure.
  • Design a Software Update Services (SUS) infrastructure.
  • Design Group Policy to deploy software updates.
  • Design a strategy for identifying computers that are not at the current patch level.
Creating the Physical Design for Network Infrastructure Security
Design network infrastructure security.
  • Specify the required protocols for a firewall configuration.
  • Design IP filtering.
  • Design an IPSec policy.
  • Secure a DNS implementation.
  • Design security for data transmission.
Design security for wireless networks.
  • Design public and private wireless LANs.
  • Design 802.1x authentication for wireless networks.
Design user authentication for Internet Information Services (IIS).
  • Design user authentication for a Web site by using certificates.
  • Design user authentication for a Web site by using IIS authentication.
  • Design user authentication for a Web site by using RADIUS for IIS authentication.
Design security for Internet Information Services (IIS).
  • Design security for Web sites that have different technical requirements by enabling only the minimum required services.
  • Design a monitoring strategy for IIS.
  • Design an IIS baseline that is based on business requirements.
  • Design a content management strategy for updating an IIS server.
Design security for communication between networks.
  • Select protocols for VPN access.
  • Design VPN connectivity.
  • Design demand-dial routing between internal networks.
Design security for communication with external organizations.
  • Design an extranet infrastructure.
  • Design a strategy for cross-certification of Certificate Services.
Design security for servers that have specific roles. Roles include domain controller, network infrastructure server, file server, IIS server, terminal server, and POP3 mail server.
  • Define a baseline security template for all systems.
  • Create a plan to modify baseline security templates according to role.
Designing an Access Control Strategy for Data
Design an access control strategy for directory services.
  • Create a delegation strategy.
  • Analyze auditing requirements.
  • Design the appropriate group strategy for accessing resources.
  • Design a permission structure for directory service objects.
Design an access control strategy for files and folders.
  • Design a strategy for the encryption and decryption of files and folders.
  • Design a permission structure for files and folders.
  • Design security for a backup and recovery strategy.
  • Analyze auditing requirements.
Design an access control strategy for the registry.
  • Design a permission structure for registry objects.
  • Analyze auditing requirements.


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Our exam simulators creates a simulation of an actual certification exam. Under timed conditions, IntelliSage? sets up a test with 60 randomly chosen questions designed to help you get ready for the real exam. As with the Practice Exam, the Certification Simulator allows you to mark questions you cannot answer for review at the end of the test.
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