Learn More Security Monitoring and Attack Detection Planning Guide Extensive media reporting about the spread of malicious software through the Internet has significantly raised the profile of external threats to organizations' network resources. However, some of the greatest threats to any organization's infrastructure come from attacks that originate from within the internal network.
This guide describes how to plan a security monitoring system on Windows-based networks. This system can detect attacks that originate from internal and external sources. The main aim of a security monitoring system is to identify unusual events on the network that indicate malicious activity or procedural errors.
Learn More Security Risk Management Guide Customers can be overwhelmed when attempting to put in place a plan for security risk management. This can be because they do not have the in-house expertise, budget resources, or guidelines to outsource.
This guide helps customers of all types plan, build, and maintain a successful security risk management program. In a four phase process, depicted below, the guide explains how to conduct each phase of a risk management program and how to build an ongoing process to measure and drive security risks to an acceptable level.
Wireless networks and wireless connection technologies have made network access easier than ever. This increased connectivity means that domain members on the internal network are increasingly exposed to significant risks from inside and outside the organization.
This guide provides tested guidance around two solutions: These solutions can be used separately or together as part of an overall logical isolation solution. Learn More Service Level Dashboard for System Center Operations Manager The Service Level Dashboard addresses the need for organizations to ensure that their business-critical IT resources applications and systems are available and performing at acceptable levels.
The dashboard evaluates an application or group over a selected time period, determines whether it met the defined service level commitment, and displays summarized data.
It addresses the common problem of Windows services that are set to run with highest possible privileges, which an attacker could compromise to gain full and unrestricted access to the computer or domain, or even to the entire forest. It describes ways to identify services that can run with lesser privileges, and explains how to downgrade those privileges methodically.
This guide can help you assess your current services infrastructure and make some important decisions when you plan for future service deployments. With this tool and the analysis it provides, you can get a head start on planning your SharePoint topology. After you provide the tool with basic information about your organization, the tool provides a first approximation of the topology your organization needs.
These monitor the health state of the components in a SharePoint environment that affect performance and availability. When there is an issue that may cause service or performance degradation, Operations Manager uses the management packs to detect the issue, alert system administrators to its existence, and facilitate diagnosis and corrective action.
The process pack is designed to help customers understand and bind complex business objectives to their Microsoft infrastructure in an operationally efficient manner.