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Inside Windows IT Security UPDATE




Inside Windows IT Security UPDATE
Inside Windows IT Security UPDATE



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1. What's New in the Latest Issue

     April 2006 Issue
     - Focus: Containing Your Wireless Network Signals
     - Feature: 3 Ways to Rein in Your Wireless Signals
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==== 1. What's New in the Latest Issue ===
April 2006 Issue

Focus: Containing Your Wireless Network Signals
   Who knew that adding security to your wireless APs could be as simple as 
adding a reflector to their antennas? Learn about this low-cost safety 
mechanism, get instructions for configuring SSL/TLS, and find out about a new 
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3 Ways to Rein in Your Wireless Signals
   You can use three basic methods to limit wireless network radio signals. 
Here's how they work.
   --Mark Joseph Edwards
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Nonsubscribers now have access to the Access Denied and Toolbox columns: 

Access Denied
   --Randy Franklin Smith

Locating the User Causing Failures on a Folder
   Examining event ID 560 and associated event IDs 528, 540, and 592 will 
give you the answers you need.
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Determining Who Enabled an Account
   The answer might lie in the Security event log of your Windows DC.
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Distinguishing User Account Reenablements from Creations
   User account creations create a telltale pattern in the Security log of 
event ID 624, followed by several instances of event ID 642 interspersed with 
event IDs 626 and 628.
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Viewing the Security Settings on a Computer
   The GPMC Group Policy Results feature lets you obtain a report of all the 
effective Group Policy settings (including security settings) from a system.
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The Two "Generate Resultant Set of Policy" Permissions
   Use the "Generate Resultant Set of Policy (Planning)" permission and 
report when you're testing what-if scenarios and the "Generate Resultant Set of 
Policy (Logging)" permission and report when you need to know the actual status 
of a computer or user.
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Toolbox:

Avoid Risky Rules With Netsh
   You can use Netsh's firewall context to audit Windows Firewall configurations on 
users' computers.
   --Jeff Fellinge
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