hard to tell the optimum, when no requirements given!
But in general enhance convergence time by
Rapid spanning tree or MVST,
Enhance security by using
root guard, bpdu guard, place all unused ports in a separate VLAN, set fixed port speed and duplex - where appropriate, all access ports to not autonegotiate to be trunk, setup a VTP domain with password to name a few.
The commands and examples are to be found in the command reference and configuration guide for your IOS version.
BPDU gard is all about to ensure the swithcing network stability and consistancy... you can have good idea of the exact situation when BPDU gard will be help full from this link:http://www.cisco.com/warp/public/473/65.html
Repid Spanning Tree: its upgreaded version of STP as you know STP takes large time to converge but RSTP is very fast in convergence it takes only 2second to converge by electing some editional port as back up...RSTP elect alternetport and backupport additionaly...you can have more idea form this document:http://www.cisco.com/warp/public/473/146.html
rootgard is all about the stability of the root bridge...
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