"This comprehensive book is designed to cover security for the client device that connects to server based applications, services and the servers themselves. It also covers security for the edge of the network such as a firewall or a remote access server and finally, security for the cloud."--Microsoft Security Blog, November 8, 2012 "In this reference on Windows Server 2012 Security the authors Shindler, Shindler, and Diogenes, all with strong backgrounds in Windows network security in academia and private industry, attempt to cover the full range of security issues that affect the Windows network environment. The organizing principles throughout are availability, integrity, and confidentiality."--Reference & Research Book News, October 2013 "This book shows you how to architect, design, plan, and deploy Microsoft security technologies for Windows 8/Server 2012 in the enterprise…The book is a single source for learning how to secure Windows 8 in many systems, including core, endpoint, and anywhere access."--ComputerWeekly.com, September 2, 2013
About the Author
Dr. Tom Shinder is a 17 year veteran of the IT industry. Prior to entering IT, Dr. Tom graduated from the University of Illinois College of Medicine with a Doctor of Medicine and was a practicing neurologist with special interests in epilepsy and multiple sclerosis. Dr. Tom began his career in IT as a consultant, and has worked with many large companies, including Fina Oil, Microsoft, IBM, HP, Dell and many others. He started his writing career toward the end of the 1990s and has published over 30 books on Windows, Windows Networking, Windows Security and ISA Server/TMG, UAG and Microsoft DirectAccess. For over a decade, ISA Server and TMG were Tom's passions, and he ran the popular web site www.isaserver.org, in addition to writing 8 books on ISA/TMG. Tom joined Microsoft in December of 2009 as a member of the UAG DirectAccess team and started the popular "Edge Man" blog that covered UAG DirectAccess. He is currently a Principal Knowledge Engineer in the Server and Cloud Division Information Experience Group Solution's Team and his primary focus now is private cloud - with special interests in private cloud infrastructure and security.