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The Accidental SysAdmin Handbook: A Primer for Entry Level IT Professionals, Second Edition by Eric Kralicek

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CHAPTER 13

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Antivirus, Spyware, Windows Updates, Spam Protection, Security, and Disaster Recovery

What makes networked computers susceptible to malicious software attack? Why do you need to have antivirus, anti-spamware, and never-ending service pack and updates to keep your system safe? Who are these guys that are trying to get into your system? What can you do to minimize their success? All of these questions have complex answers. But a protective umbrella of security applications is only part of any solution. Everything depends on user education and responsible use practices. You can have the best security in place and fail to protect your ...

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