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Windows Vista Security For Dummies

Brian Koerner, Mike Borkin (Contributions by), Joe Howard (Contributions by)
ISBN: 978-0-470-11805-4
364 pages
November 2007
US $24.99 Add to Cart

Introduction 1

Part I: Vista Security Essentials 7

Chapter 1: Getting Up to Speed on Vista Security 9

Chapter 2: Setting Up Your Security Plan 25

Chapter 3: Dispensing Security from Windows Security Center 41

Part II: Controlling Access to Systems and Data 51

Chapter 4: Administering User Account Control 53

Chapter 5: Protecting Your Data with Rights Management Service 73

Chapter 6: Managing Accounts, Groups, and Shares 81

Chapter 7: Advanced Techniques for Managing Access 103

Part III: Preserving and Protecting Data 133

Chapter 8: Backing Up So You Can Always Restore 135

Chapter 9: Planning and Implementing Encrypting File System 159

Chapter 10: Avoiding Data Theft with BitLocker 171

Part IV: Guarding against Threats to Network Security 197

Chapter 11: Configuring Your Firewall 199

Chapter 12: Locking Down Wireless 217

Chapter 13: Implementing IE7 Security Features to Limit Your Exposure 237

Chapter 14: Avoiding Invasion (By Malware, Spyware, Viruses, and the Other Usual Suspects) 259

Part V: Establishing Advanced Security Practices 281

Chapter 15: Restricting the Use of Removable Media (And More) 283

Chapter 16: Working with Vista Security Policies 293

Part VI: The Part of Tens 311

Chapter 17: Nine Security Risks and How to Thwart Them 313

Chapter 18: Ten Additional Security Tools and Resources You Shouldn’t Compute Without 325

Appendix A: Glossary of Vista and Security Terms 335

Appendix B: Getting to Know Vista Versions (And Related Security Features) 341

Index 345

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