Chapter 6. McAfee Personal Firewall

This is the first of three chapters dedicated to the coverage of software-based personal firewall products. This chapter focuses on the McAfee Personal Firewall from Network Associates. Coverage includes instructions on how to install and configure the personal firewall. You also learn about what McAfee does behind the scenes to protect your computer.

In addition to reviewing its major features, this chapter also points out some of the features lacking in this personal firewall. Of course, no discussion is complete without a review of the firewall logging and reporting capabilities.

  • Learn how to install the McAfee Personal Firewall

  • Learn how to use the configuration wizard to establish security policies

  • Find out ...

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