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Microsoft® Windows® Security: Essentials by Darril Gibson

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Protecting Clients

The previous sections covered both clients and servers, but some issues apply to only clients. For example, users may enable and use offline folders on client machines, but offline folders aren’t used the same way on a server. Similarly, some administrators want to prevent users from running specific software on client systems, and they can do so with software-restriction policies. This section explains what offline folders are, how they can be encrypted, and why you may want to consider the use of software-restriction policies.

Understanding Offline Folders

Chapter 3 introduced shares and share permissions. As a reminder, a share is a folder on a server that has been shared and is available to users on the network. Users ...

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