TechNet Magazine – April 2010 Edition

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TechNet Magazine Home Page Editor’s Note: Shades of Security By Lafe Low

As the threat landscape evolves, so too do the security features and functions designed to defeat the latest virus or hacking technique. We start this month giving you an overview and insider's view of the security features and functions of Windows 7 and how best to deploy SharePoint in as secure a fashion as possible.

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Windows 7 Security: Tips and Tricks to Help Protect Your OS By Orin Thomas Go beyond the basic security strategies for securing your computers with these tips and tricks to help you better utilize the security features of Windows 7. Learn how to recover BitLocker, to use BitLocker To Go and to configure AppLocker policies.

SharePoint Security: The Fundamentals of Securing SharePoint Deployments By Brien Posey Configure Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007 for optimal security by securing the individual SharePoint server components.  Brien Posey walks through securing the SQL Server database, properly securing the service accounts and the importance of naming conventions.

Data Protection: Backup Basics in Windows Server 2008 R2 By Jeffery Hicks Try your hand at using the new set of backup tools with Windows Server 2008 R2. We start with installing the new backup features and walk through creating a backup job. Then see how to restore data using the Recovery Wizard, and use the WBADMIN.EXE and Windows PowerShell command line tools for creating backup jobs.

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