Chapter 2. High-Speed Internet Connections Equal Increased Vulnerability

This chapter equips you with the information that you need when deciding what type of high-speed access to purchase. You also learn everything you need to know to purchase, install, and go online with your cable or DSL modem. You learn how to tweak your connection and improve its performance as well as find out how to test and verify its speed.

  • Compare the strengths and weakness of cable and DSL Internet access

  • Install required hardware and software

  • Install your modem and set up your high-speed Internet access

  • Test the speed of your connection

Selecting a High-Speed Connection: Cable Versus DSL

When it comes to the selection of a high-speed Internet connection, you usually do not ...

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