Windows Server 2003 SP1 is here

Thursday, 31 March 2005, 11:26 AM EST

Microsoft on Thursday sent to manufacturing the first Service Pack for Windows Server 2003, which is heavily flavored with security enhancements and features, some addressing the root cause of security issues that have caused headaches for corporate users.

Perhaps chief among the features in SP1 is the Security Configuration Wizard, which helps reduce the "attack surface" by collecting data about specific server roles and then automatically blocking all services and ports that are not needed to carry out those roles.

By Ed Scannell at InfoWorld.

[ Read more ]




Spotlight

Best practices for ensuring compliance in the age of cloud computing

Here are the major considerations organizations should incorporate into their compliance programs, as well as pitfalls that can be avoided to ensure businesses stay compliant while using cloud computing.


Weekly newsletter

Reading our newsletter every Monday will keep you up-to-date with security news.
  



Daily digest

Receive a daily digest of the latest security news.
  
DON'T
MISS

Thu, Sep 3rd
    COPYRIGHT 1998-2015 BY HELP NET SECURITY.   // READ OUR PRIVACY POLICY // ABOUT US // ADVERTISE //