O'Reilly logo

Home Network Security Simplified by Nathan Clement, Neil Anderson, Jim Doherty

Stay ahead with the world's most comprehensive technology and business learning platform.

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required

Introduction

This book provides what we hope is a simplified approach to home network security. Our aim is not to make you a security expert or a network expert or an expert on any other topic. We would, however, like to arm you with some amount of knowledge and know-how so that you can adequately protect your assets (monetary and computer) and identity, which are both at risk when you connect your computer to the Internet. Some level of risk is always present while on the Internet, but the danger can be mitigated. Without knowing what the threats are and how to protect yourself against them, you put yourself in an unnecessarily risky position. Most books on security try to hook you with fear: fear of hackers, fear of viruses, fear of some digital ...

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, interactive tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required