Administering Windows Vista Security: The Big Surprises

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An Inside Look at Windows Vista Security for Systems Administrators
Get an early start on Windows Vista security and the technology shifts you'll need to know as a systems administrator. From leading Windows expert Mark Minasi comes this "just-in-time" book to get you there. This targeted, hands-on guide takes a rapid-fire approach to the biggest security changes and how they'll affect business as usual for those who must integrate and provide technical support for Windows Vista. You'll find practical instruction, tips, workarounds, and much more.
* Work through a slew of Vista surprises, such as logging on as Administrator and how to re-enable Run
* Discover how virtualization works--and where it doesn't
* Find out why you can no longer delete files in System32, even though you are an Administrator
* Get familiar with new post-boot security features such as PatchGuard
* Protect laptops to the max with the innovative BitLocker feature
* Meet the new Windows Integrity mechanism
* Explore the revamped Event Viewer, event forwarding, and new troubleshooting tools

Go above and beyond what you've heard about Vista

Discover the changes to Share and Registry Access

Catch up on all the encryption news and services

Try out Vista Remote Desktop with its enhanced security

About the Series

The Mark Minasi Windows Administrator Library equips system administrators with in-depth technical solutions to the many challenges associated with administering Windows in an enterprise setting. Series editor Mark Minasi, a leading Windows expert, not only selects the topics and authors, he also develops each book to meet the specific needs and goals of systems administrators, MIS professionals, help-desk personnel, and corporate programmers.

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Mark Minasi, MCSE, is one of the world's leading Windows authorities. He teaches classes in 15 countries and is a much sought-after speaker at conferences and industry gathering keynotes. His firm, MR&D, has taught tens of thousands of people to design and run Windows networks. Mark has written over 15 books for Sybex, including the market-leading Mastering Windows Server 2003 and The Complete PC Upgrade and Maintenance Guide.

Byron Hynes works in the Windows Server User Assistance group at Microsoft. He has prior experience running a regional Internet backbone, troubleshooting client-server and Web-enabled applications, and designing network infrastructures and security models. Byron co-authored Hands-On Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Active Directory.

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