Updating firewalls

In the incremental updates, components of the operating system undergo minor modifications.

Such modifications are usually informed to users over the net.

In Windows Vista, go to Control Panel, select Security, then select Windows Firewall. In Windows XP, go to Control Panel, select Security Center.

Safe Internet Use Some valuable tips on using the internet safely. Viruses & Spyware A basic understanding of computer viruses and spyware.

Windows Updates Everything you need to know about operating system updates.

Privacy Maintain privacy and avoid identity theft or fraud. What a firewall does NOT do: A firewall isn’t sufficient on its own to guarantee security, but it is the first line of defence.

Wireless Networks and Hotspots Simple rules on setting up and using wireless networks and hotspots. You also need to take the other protective steps outlined on this website.

Hardware firewalls Medium-sized and large businesses may need a hardware firewall – in addition to personal firewalls – depending on the configuration of their IT infrastructure.

Last modified 16-Sep-2015 10:47