Managing System Security in Windows Server 2003

This course is included in our On-demand training solution.


To outline the process and considerations for securing the software infrastructure and for using security templates

Target Audience

Systems engineers, systems administrators, systems analysts, IT consultants, and support professionals tasked with implementing and maintaining a Windows Server 2003 network infrastructure; learners preparing for certification in the Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE) or Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator(MCSA) programs


Experience in implementing and administrating Windows network operating systems with network services such as messaging, database, file and print, public key infrastructure (PKI), Internet, intranet, remote access, and client computer management, and a basic working knowledge of security

Expected Duration

200 min.

Course Objectives

Managing System Security in Windows Server 2003

  • identify a suitable use of the MBSA tool in a given scenario.
  • distinguish between and configure authentication methods.
  • determine an appropriate SUS configuration in a given scenario.
  • plan and implement software restriction policies.
  • implement appropriate patch management and software restriction configurations.
  • define a security template.
  • recognize recommended practices for securing specific server roles.
  • deploy and troubleshoot security templates.
  • configure auditing and manage logs.
  • manage security templates and auditing.