Chapter 7. Making Your Network Secure: Locking the Network's Door

Things You'll Learn

  • Understanding the basics of network security

  • Controlling access to your home network

  • Preventing computer virus attacks

It's unfortunate, but true—there are many threats to your network's safety and security. It will take a little work, but as this chapter will show you, it is possible to protect your network, your PCs, and your personal files from those threats. Ultimately, this chapter might end up being the most important one for you in this book.

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