There are approximately two dozen beneficial links that tie into the four broad disciplines below:

QUOTE: To help you evaluate and plan the security of your network, Microsoft has compiled a list of best practices for securing an enterprise. This list is not meant to replace a full security assessment of your infrastructure, but is intended to point out a number of the key items that we have identified as areas for evaluation after working with our customers over the last year. These items fall in four main categories:

1. Assess Your Environment

2. Protect Your Network

3. Protect Your Servers and Clients

4. Monitor Your Environment