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Microsoft® Windows® Home Server 2011 Unleashed, Third Edition by Paul McFedries

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Chapter 11. Implementing Windows Home Server Security

Networking your home computers offers lots of advantages: easy and fast file swapping, simple hardware sharing, a single Internet connection for all computers, the ability to work or play anywhere in your house (if you have a wireless connection), and many more. If networking has a downside, it’s that computers that can easily share resources can also easily share malicious resources, such as viruses, Trojan horses, and spyware. Also, cobbling your home PCs into a network—particularly a wireless network—opens ...

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