Michael Howard

Michael
Howard

Michael Howard is a program manager on Microsoft’s Windows 2000 security team. He is the author of Designing Secure Web-Based Application for Microsoft Windows 2000 (Microsoft Press).

Articles
Manipulating Services with Script
On Windows 2000 and Windows NT servers, removing unnecessary services increases security. With NT 4.0 servers or Win2K servers that don’t use Active Directory (AD), scripts can do the job.
Setting Appropriate DACLs
Discover best practices for determining secure ACLs for your resources.
Setting DACLs the Easy Way
Michael Howard shows you how to set discretionary ACLs on your systems.
Programmatic Security 2
Learn how to use scripts to automate the task of querying many computers' event logs.
Honeypots and Resource-Integrity Tools
Learn how to track system intruders with honeypots and resource-integrity tools. Honeypots can lure attackers so that you can study their methods of operation, and resource-integrity tools can alert you to changes in files or other system resources.
Defense In-depth
The IP Security (IPSec) protocol can help you defend your system from attack. Learn how to use IPSec to secure your environment.
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