Hardening Windows, 2d ed.1590595394
Hardening hardening, in metallurgy, treatment of metals to increase their resistance to penetration. A metal is harder when it has small grains, which result when the metal is cooled rapidly. Windows, 2d ed.
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"Hardening" refers to the process of fortifying a system against unknown threats, which the author says is just as important as securing against known threats with umpteen security patches A fix to a program that eliminates a vulnerability exploited by malicious hackers. See vulnerability and patch. . This edition includes practical coverage of all recent versions of the vulnerable Windows operating system operating system (OS)
Software that controls the operation of a computer, directs the input and output of data, keeps track of files, and controls the processing of computer programs. including NT, XP, 2000, and Server 2003, plus a new chapter on using Windows Software Update Services Software Update Services (SUS) is a tool for centralizing the update of Microsoft Windows systems in a network, developed by Microsoft. SUS works on a server and downloads updates for the specified versions of Windows from the remote Windows Update site, in a network. The guide includes quick-reference checklists for system administrators. Hassell is a North Carolina-based computer author/consultant.
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