Media praise for Securing Windows NT/2000 Servers for the Internet

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"O'Reilly continues to produce excellent reference material, and this book is another example. If you are responsible for Windows NT or 2000 security, this book is a must-read."
--Mathias Thurman, Computerworld, Jan 7, 2002

"Stefan Norberg has produced in this work one of the thinner O'Reilly books, but it is no less filled with information...it has long been touted as 'impossible' to properly secure Windows NT Servers for the World Wide Web, particularly. Norberg not only does great justice to the case that it is possible, but he also lays out the roadmap for those endeavoring to do so...this book will certainly end up being a mandatory addition to any system administrator's bookshelf in the work cubicle."
--Christopher Rennie, Library & Archival Security, Vol 17, Number 1, 2001

"Very highly recommended for systems administrators and the non-specialist general users concerned with security issues, 'Securing Windows NT/2000 Servers For The Internet' covers every aspect of building Windows 2000 security systems is comprehensively presented."
--Fatbrain.com, April 2001

"consider reading a good security book, such as Stefan Norberg's 'Securing Windows NT/2000 Servers for the Internet'--the time you spend researching security now might save you from major problems later."
--Paul Robichaux, Winodws 2000, April 2001

"as critical as using this book is for securing a network, it is just as important to maintain diligence and implement corrective action when alerts are issued."
--Mary Curtis, CISSP, Security Management, April 2001

"designed to assist the experienced users of Windows NT/2000 to protect their computers from Internet intrusion, sabotage, information theft, and other unwanted encroachments. Very highly recommended for systems administrators and the non-specialist general users concerned with security issues, 'SecuringWindows NT/2000 Servers For The Internet' covers every aspect of building Windows 2000 security systems is comprehensively presented."
--Midwest Book Review, Jan 2001

"Securing NT is difficult. While there are a handful of books that promise to tell you everything you need to know, they have so far been disappointing. But with the publication of 'Securing Windows NT/2000 Servers' by Stefan Norberg, this is no longer true. Norberg explains simply what the issues are, how to resolve the problems, and he offers his advice, based on experience, on how best to tackle the problem. After reading the book you'll know most everything you need to know about securing your Microsoft-based network. It's a lot of work as neither NT nor W2K are secure or nearly secure out-of-the-box. But this book is the best to date on the subject, and I cannot recommend it highly enough.."
--http://www.frogware.com, March 2001

I am going to start sounding like a broken record here, but again, I have never seen an O'Reilly book that I did not like. This one certainly did not disappoint! The author of this book was clear, concise, and did not include a lot of garbage to make the book bigger. The book is only 175 pages (without the appendix), but is 175 pages well spent. I would recommend this book to anyone who administers Windows NT/2000 servers, whether they are connected to the Internet or not. The security recommendations are useful either way. If you do administer Windows NT/2000 servers that are on the Internet, this is definitely the book for you. I give this book the following rating: 5 out of 5."
--Tony Bergen, Internet.com, Feb 2001

"simplifies the challenging job of securing a Windows server by paring down installation and configurations into a series of concise checklists."
--Software World, January 2001

"If you are running a web site on NT/2000, RUN-do not walk-and buy this book. Practical techniques backed by sound theory make his book an invaluable resource."
--Marcus J. Ranum, Chief Technology Officer, Network Flight Recorder, Inc.

"Stefan Norberg delivers with a detailed checklist on how to harden your Windows NT and 2000 servers to help keep the internet barbarians outside your corporate castle walls. A must in this age of electronic conflict."
--Elias Levy, Chief Technology Officer, SecurityFocus.com, Bugtraq Moderator

"Norberg's book is bound to become a "must-have" for any network administrator or security professional working with Microsoft products. With no further study, the reader will be able to strengthen the security of a Windows 2000 server immensely. As always, O'Reilly's books do, in fewer pages, what other massive tomes fail to do-give you the goods."
--Russ Cooper, Surgeon-General, ICSA.net; NTBugtraq Editor