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Microsoft Windows XP Networking and Security Inside Out: Also Covers Windows 2000 with CDROM (Inside Out)

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Publisher Comments:

Dig into Windows XP—and discover how you can really put its networking and security features to work Also covering Windows 2000, this supremely organized reference packs hundreds of timesaving solutions, troubleshooting tips, and handy workarounds in concise, fast-answer format. It’s all muscle and no fluff. Find the best and fastest ways to perform everyday networking tasks, and challenge yourself to new levels of mastery From Ethernet to WiFi, build a fast, reliable, security-enhanced network Keep your system current with Windows Update Design and troubleshoot a comprehensive data backup and recovery solution Help prevent network invasions with firewall solutions, encryption systems, Windows AntiSpyware, and other defenses Use logon, authentication, and Group Policy to help control access to shared resources Take ultimate control by blocking ports, encrypting files, and installing digital certificates Monitor security events by configuring auditing policies and security templates

CD features: Complete eBook Insider Extras—including sample batch and script files plus security templates Microsoft Encyclopedia of Networking, Second Edition, eBook Microsoft Encyclopedia of Security eBook Microsoft Computer Dictionary, Fifth Edition eBook Microsoft resources—including Windows XP Expert Zone articles and downloadable security resources Links to Web sites of Microsoft Most Valuable Professionals (MVPs)

A Note Regarding the CD or DVD

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Book News Annotation:

Covering both Windows XP and Windows 2000, this book/CD-ROM reference compiles timesaving solutions, troubleshooting tips, and workarounds in a concise format with numerous bulleted lists and screen shots. The CD-ROM contains sample batch and script files, security templates, e-book references, and downloadable security resources. Bott has written previous books on Microsoft. Siechert is an operating system consultant. Annotation ©2006 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Synopsis:

Written by the authors of the popular "Windows XP Inside Out," this book packs hundreds of timesaving solutions, troubleshooting tips, and workarounds for networking and security topics--all in concise, fast-answer format. The CD includes bonus resources that make it easy for users to share their new security and networking expertise with colleagues, friends, and family.

Synopsis:

About the TechnologyThe primary focus of Windows XP Service Pack 2 is security, and it brings a number of new security-related features and user interface changes. For Windows 2000, Service Packs 3 and 4 have brought some operational and feature changes as well as addressing security issues.

Synopsis:

Dig into Windows XP—and discover how you can really put its networking and security features to work! Also covering Windows 2000, this supremely organized reference packs hundreds of timesaving solutions, troubleshooting tips, and handy workarounds in concise, fast-answer format. It’s all muscle and no fluff. Find the best and fastest ways to perform everyday networking tasks, and challenge yourself to new levels of mastery!
  • From Ethernet to WiFi, build a fast, reliable, security-enhanced network
  • Keep your system current with Windows Update
  • Design and troubleshoot a comprehensive data backup and recovery solution
  • Help prevent network invasions with firewall solutions, encryption systems, Windows AntiSpyware, and other defenses
  • Use logon, authentication, and Group Policy to help control access to shared resources
  • Take ultimate control by blocking ports, encrypting files, and installing digital certificates
  • Monitor security events by configuring auditing policies and security templates

CD features:

  • Complete eBook
  • Insider Extras—including sample batch and script files plus security templates
  • Microsoft Encyclopedia of Networking, Second Edition, eBook
  • Microsoft Encyclopedia of Security eBook
  • Microsoft Computer Dictionary, Fifth Edition eBook
  • Microsoft resources—including Windows XP Expert Zone articles and downloadable security resources
  • Links to Web sites of Microsoft Most Valuable Professionals (MVPs)

For customers who purchase an ebook version of this title, instructions for downloading the CD files can be found in the ebook.

About the Author

Carl Siechert specializes in implementing and documenting operating system technologies. He has coauthored several Windows-related books, including the popular Windows Vista Inside Out, Deluxe Edition, with Ed Bott and Craig Stinson.

Table of Contents

AcknowledgmentsWe'd Like to Hear from You!About the CDConventions and Features Used in This BookPart 1: Windows Networking and Security Essentials
  • Chapter 1: Windows Networking and Security 101
  • Chapter 2: Computer Security: Are You at Risk?
  • Chapter 3: Windows Security Tools and Techniques
  • Chapter 4: Managing User Accounts and Passwords
  • Chapter 5: Securing a Shared Computer
  • Chapter 6: Preventing Data Loss
  • Chapter 7: Keeping Your System Secure
Part 2: Smart, Secure Networking
  • Chapter 8: Setting Up a Secure Home or Small Business Network
  • Chapter 9: Sharing an Internet Connection
  • Chapter 10: Wireless Networking
  • Chapter 11: Working with a Corporate Network
Part 3: Protecting Your Personal Computer
  • Chapter 12: Making Internet Explorer More Secure
  • Chapter 13: Blocking Spyware, Adware, and Other Unwanted Software
  • Chapter 14: Stopping Viruses, Worms, and Trojan Horses
  • Chapter 15: Securing E-Mail and Instant Messages
  • Chapter 16: Blocking Spam
  • Chapter 17: Securing Your Computer by Using a Firewall
  • Chapter 18: Protecting Your Privacy
Part 4: Extreme Security
  • Chapter 19: Securing Ports and Protocols
  • Chapter 20: Installing and Using Digital Certificates
  • Chapter 21: Encrypting Files and Folders
  • Chapter 22: Managing Security Through Group Policy and Security Templates
  • Chapter 23: Monitoring Security Events
Part 5: Appendix
  • Appendix A: The Ten Immutable Laws of Security

Product Details

ISBN:
9780735620421
Publisher:
Microsoft Press
Subject:
Networking - General
Author:
Bott, Ed
Author:
Siechert, Carl
Subject:
Computer networks
Subject:
Computer security
Subject:
Security
Subject:
Operating Systems - Windows XP
Subject:
Security - General
Subject:
Operating Systems - General
Subject:
Operating Systems - Windows
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
Bpg-Inside Out
Publication Date:
20051031
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
864
Dimensions:
9.26x7.44x1.51 in. 2.92 lbs.

Related Subjects

Computers and Internet » Networking » Computer Security
Computers and Internet » Networking » General
Computers and Internet » Operating Systems » General

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"Synopsis" by ,
Written by the authors of the popular "Windows XP Inside Out," this book packs hundreds of timesaving solutions, troubleshooting tips, and workarounds for networking and security topics--all in concise, fast-answer format. The CD includes bonus resources that make it easy for users to share their new security and networking expertise with colleagues, friends, and family.
"Synopsis" by , About the TechnologyThe primary focus of Windows XP Service Pack 2 is security, and it brings a number of new security-related features and user interface changes. For Windows 2000, Service Packs 3 and 4 have brought some operational and feature changes as well as addressing security issues.
"Synopsis" by , Dig into Windows XP—and discover how you can really put its networking and security features to work! Also covering Windows 2000, this supremely organized reference packs hundreds of timesaving solutions, troubleshooting tips, and handy workarounds in concise, fast-answer format. It’s all muscle and no fluff. Find the best and fastest ways to perform everyday networking tasks, and challenge yourself to new levels of mastery!
  • From Ethernet to WiFi, build a fast, reliable, security-enhanced network
  • Keep your system current with Windows Update
  • Design and troubleshoot a comprehensive data backup and recovery solution
  • Help prevent network invasions with firewall solutions, encryption systems, Windows AntiSpyware, and other defenses
  • Use logon, authentication, and Group Policy to help control access to shared resources
  • Take ultimate control by blocking ports, encrypting files, and installing digital certificates
  • Monitor security events by configuring auditing policies and security templates

CD features:

  • Complete eBook
  • Insider Extras—including sample batch and script files plus security templates
  • Microsoft Encyclopedia of Networking, Second Edition, eBook
  • Microsoft Encyclopedia of Security eBook
  • Microsoft Computer Dictionary, Fifth Edition eBook
  • Microsoft resources—including Windows XP Expert Zone articles and downloadable security resources
  • Links to Web sites of Microsoft Most Valuable Professionals (MVPs)

For customers who purchase an ebook version of this title, instructions for downloading the CD files can be found in the ebook.

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