It is important to protect your information and service resources from people who should not have access to them, while at the same time making those resources available to authorized users. Effective security achieves both these goals. After you understand your security needs, you can configure Microsoft Windows 2000 Professional to meet your goals. This chapter will help you make the most of the security technology provided with Windows 2000 Professional.
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Related Information in the Windows 2000 Professional Resource Kit
For information about how security fits into Microsoft Windows 2000, see Introduction to Configuration and Management in this book.
For information about security features of the Windows 2000 desktop, see Customizing the Desktop in this book.
For information about establishing security in a network environment, including establishing secure connections, see Local and Remote Network Connections in this book.