An Introduction to Network Access Protection (Part 1)

WindowsNetworking has posted an article about Network Access Protection: An Introduction to Network Access Protection (Part 1) by Brien Posey. In this article, Brien has convered “Longhorn Server’s Network Access Protection” feature. The Part 2 of this series, will walk you through the actual configuration process. One aspect of network security that is frustrating for many administrators is that […]

WindowsNetworking has posted an article about Network Access Protection: An Introduction to Network Access Protection (Part 1) by Brien Posey. In this article, Brien has convered “Longhorn Server’s Network Access Protection” feature. The Part 2 of this series, will walk you through the actual configuration process.

One aspect of network security that is frustrating for many administrators is that they have no control over the configuration of remote computers. Although the corporate network might be running a highly secure configuration, there is presently nothing to prevent remote user from connecting to the corporate network using a computer that is infested with viruses or that contains outdated patches. Longhorn Server’s Network Access Protection feature will change all this. In this article series, I will introduce you to Network Access Protection and show you how it works.

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