The US National Institute of Standards and Technology, NIST, have released a number of publications that are well worth reading;
- Draft SP 800-68 Revision 1, Guide to Securing Microsoft Windows XP Systems for IT Professionals, has being released for public comment
- SP 800-48 Revision 1, Guide to Securing Legacy IEEE 802.11 Wireless Networks
- SP 800-123, Guide to General Server Security
- SP 800-55, Revision 1, “Performance Measurement Guide for Information Security.
The above publications are well worth taking the time to download and review.