Windows 2000 – Communication and Remote Access Security

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


To enable students to design protocol-level security, to secure network services, to secure connections from remote users and remote offices, and to provide remote users with secure access to local resources

Target Audience

Students preparing for Microsoft exam 70-220; personnel in medium to very large computing environments that use the Windows 2000 network operating system


Experience in designing network infrastructures in environments that support 200-26,000+ users and 5-150+ physical locations using typical network services and applications including file and print, database, messaging, proxy server or firewall, dial-in server, desktop management, and web hosting

Expected Duration

275 min.

Course Objectives

Windows 2000 – Communication and Remote Access Security

  • identify general, network, and cost considerations relating to security.
  • identify network security layers and protocols used in Windows 2000 and recognize situations in which they may be used.
  • assess requirements for a network security plan.
  • define SMB and IPSec, identify IPSec filter characteristics, and plan a secure WAN link.
  • plan a secure WAN link and identify appropriate protocols for server connections.
  • identify key security points for data access in a network.
  • give an account of DNS and SNMP security issues.
  • assess DNS and SNMP configurations for security risks.
  • outline security issues relating to RIS.
  • plan secure RIS installation and implementation.
  • outline the security risks associated with remote access and give an account of RADIUS as an authentication method.
  • identify considerations for planning a secure dial-up and select appropriate remote access policies.
  • give an account of VPN connection security.
  • plan a cost-effective, secure remote access solution.
  • identify factors to be considered when planning secure access to remote networks.
  • give an account of using VPN to secure connections between offices.
  • plan a secure remote office connection.