Syngress Publishing Announces the Publication of New “CYA” Series

Rockland, MA June 3, 2004 — Syngress Publishing, Inc., today announced the publication of two books, “CYA: Securing IIS 6.0” (ISBN: 1-931836-25-6) and “CYA: Securing Exchange Server 2003 & Outlook Web Access” (ISBN: 1-931836-24-8), the first titles in the new CYA (Cover Your A**) series.

The new CYA series shows how to “cover your a** by getting it right the first time” and will appeal to today’s busy network administrators who find themselves managing more than their share of applications, installations, and upgrades. CYA books are written in a “get to the point” style that clearly explains exactly what readers need to know about installing, managing, and troubleshooting a product.

Clear presentations of Microsoft’s recommended security configurations and policies are based on the business needs of a reader’s network and offer up a checklist to all security related configurations.

Amy Pedersen, Vice President of Syngress Publishing, said, “CYA is for the administrator who is responsible, but overworked. These books will ensue their networks are secure and so are their careers!”

“CYA: Securing IIS 6.0” chapter topics include: Introducing IIS 6, Hardening Windows 2003 OS Running IIS 6, Installing Internet Information Services (IIS) 6, Configuring Basic Web Site Security, Advanced Web Server Security, Securing Application Pools, Securing FTP Sites, Securing SMTP Sites and Pop3 Services, Securing NNTP Virtual Servers, Securing Certificate Service, Securing FrontPage Server Extension and Sharepoint Services, Securing Internet Printing, and Monitoring Internet Information Services (IIS) 6.

“CYA: Securing Exchange Server 2003 & Outlook Web Access” chapter topics include: Introducing Exchange 2003 Security, Windows and Exchange 2003 Security Best Practices, Delegating and Controlling Permissions in Exchange 2003, SMTP Security, Securing the Outlook Web Access Server, OWA Front-End/Back-End Deployment Scenarios, Outlook Web Access Client Security Features, Exchange Protocol/Client Encryption, Combating Spam, Protecting Against Viruses, Auditing Exchange, and Planning Server Roles and Server Security.

CYA: Securing IIS 6.0
ISBN: 1-931836-25-6
PRICE: $39.95 U.S.

CYA: Securing Exchange Server 2003 & Outlook Web Access
ISBN: 1-931836-24-8
PRICE: $39.95 U.S.

Background Information
Syngress Publishing (, headquartered in Rockland, Massachusetts, is an independent publisher of print and electronic reference materials for Information Technology professionals seeking skill enhancement and career advancement. Distributed throughout Europe, Asia, the U.S. and Canada, Syngress titles have been translated into twenty languages. The company’s pioneering customer support program,, extends the value of every Syngress title with regular information updates and customer-driven author forums. For more information on Syngress products, contact Amy Pedersen at 781-681-5151 or email Syngress books are distributed in the United States and Canada by O’Reilly Media, Inc.

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