Just Enough Windows Server

— A special Thank You to Jose Bañez, Threat Stack Security Solution Engineer, for editing this blog post.

If you’re like me, you grew up using a Windows PC in school, but eventually made the jump to Macs. In my career, the same shift happened: Initial brushes with corporate IT were Windows-based, but as I got corporate MacBooks, I encountered the Bash shell, remote servers, and all the Linux that comes along with it.

While Linux typically rules the world in terms of servers on the web, Windows Server is still going strong in the back office and in enterprise data centers. A lot has changed since the early days of Windows NT. With the recent introduction of the Threat Stack Agent for Windows Server, I thought it would be helpful to provide a quick overview of how most admins are managing Windows Server in the wild. It’s by no means official, but here’s what I learned. Read more “Just Enough Windows Server”