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Inside Windows IT Security UPDATE




Inside Windows IT Security UPDATE
Inside Windows IT Security UPDATE



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What's in the June 2006 Issue of Windows IT Security
     - Feature: Reaping the Benefits of WPA and PEAP
     - Access Denied
     - Toolbox: Nmap 4.0 Does Windows

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What's in the June 2006 Issue of Windows IT Security

Focus: The Benefits of WPA and PEAP
   Learn how to secure your WLAN with WPA and PEAP, how to craft an effective 
password policy, how to use free tools to audit your Web applications, how to 
use Nmap 4.0 to scan for rogue applications, and more.

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Reaping the Benefits of WPA and PEAP
   Learn about the benefits and configuration steps for securing your 
wireless networks by using WPA or WPA2 technology.
   --John Howie
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Access Denied
   --Randy Franklin Smith

Preventing Users with Administrator Authority from Installing Software
   Although no measure is completely effective, here are some methods you can 
use to make it harder for users to load unauthorized applications on their 
computers.
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Defending Against Rootkits
   Prevention is the best medicine against rootkits, which are deployed the 
same way as other malware but are harder to detect once they're on your 
computer.
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Auditing Folder Permission Changes
   Here's how to configure Windows to record alterations of folder 
permissions in the Security log.
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Toolbox: Nmap 4.0 Does Windows
   This essential open-source network port scanner can help you quickly 
identify applications running on your network and easily test firewalls and 
IDSs.
   --Jeff Fellinge
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