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Speech Server Environment Security

Speech Server 2007

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Speech Server runs on a single Microsoft Windows computer. Whether installed on Windows Server 2003 or a client operating system (such as Windows XP or Windows Vista), you should take measures to reduce the vulnerability of the Speech Server environment to attacks from external sources.

Generally, you can follow the guidelines discussed at the TechNet Security Center. This Web site provides detailed information, tools, and bulletins regarding security for Microsoft operating systems.

Securing the Speech Server environment includes software updates, Windows Firewall configuration, and user account maintenance.