Protecting your Microsoft Exchange 2000 Server organization means restricting communication between your intranet and the Internet. Having sound security practices inside your firewall is as important as a strong perimeter. This section is intended to help you protect all aspects of your system.
General Security describes how you can use Exchange
Administration Delegation Wizard to assign administrative
permissions to users, groups, or computers at the organization
level or administrative group level, how to protect your
organization from viruses, and how to use other system-wide
security measures to guard your resources from unauthorized users.
It also describes auditing, protocol logging, and message tracking,
and the Windows 2000 security tools you can use with Exchange to
protect your system. Precautionary measures you can take on your
For information on protecting your Exchange servers from unauthorized access, and for an overview of Windows 2000 security concepts, see General Security.
For information on protecting messages through digital signatures and encryption, and for managing the keys that make this advanced security possible, see Advanced Security Featuring Key Management Service.