Cryptography for Network and Information Security
Cryptography is a cornerstone of the modern electronic security technologies used today to protect valuable information resources on intranets, extranets, and the Internet. Microsoft® Windows® 2000 includes a wide range of distributed security technologies that you can deploy to provide cryptography-based network and information security. Understanding the basic concepts, components, and risks of cryptography-based security is important in choosing and planning appropriate network and information security systems for your organization.
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Related Information in the Resource Kit
For information about security solutions that use public key technology, see "Choosing Security Solutions That Use Public Key Technology" in this book.
For more information about the Windows 2000 public key infrastructure and Certificate Services, see "Windows 2000 Certificate Services and Public Key Infrastructure" in this book.
For more information about designing, testing, and deploying a public key infrastructure, see "Planning Your Public Key Infrastructure" in the Microsoft ® Windows ® 2000 Server Resource Kit Deployment Planning Guide .