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Windows Vista™ Step by Step by Joyce Cox, Joan Lambert

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Chapter 10. Managing Computer Security

Chapter at a Glance

Managing Computer Security

In this chapter, you will learn to:

Administer Windows user accounts.

Manage your Windows user account.

Limit access to the computer, to programs, and to the Internet.

Analyze your computer’s security.

Configure Internet security zones.

In the old days, computers were isolated from each other, and the only way to transfer information among them was on a floppy disk (now referred to as "sneaker net"). With the advent of networks, information transfer became easier, but so did the possibility that the information stored on a computer would be accessed inappropriately or even illegally from another ...

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