Application Center Security and Windows 2000

Application Center security is based on the services provided by Windows 2000 and, in particular, IIS. Application Center itself has few user-configurable security settings. Therefore, it is critical that you understand the underlying Windows 2000 security architecture.

Review the following information before making any security-related decisions.

Product Documentation

  • Windows 2000 Server Help — "Security"

  • Windows 2000 Server Help — "Internet Tools and Services"


  • Microsoft Windows 2000 Server Resource Kit — Microsoft Press

  • Designing Secure Web-Based Applications for Microsoft Windows 2000 — Microsoft Press

  • Firewalls and Internet Security: Repelling the Wily Hacker — Addison Wesley Longman, Inc

  • Hacking Exposed: Network Security Secrets and Solutions —Osborne Publishing

Web Sites

You should visit the following Web sites regularly to ensure that you are up to date with security issues:

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