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Tweak It and Freak It: A Killer Guide to Making Windows Run Your Way by Paul McFedries

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CHAPTER 29 Tightening Network Security

When you join your computer to a network that contains multiple users, your setup is no longer secure. Assuming you’re sharing at least a folder or two, the nature of a network means that other people have access to that information. If you want to control not only who has access to your data, but also what those users can do with the data, you need to implement a few network security precautions. Of course, other users inadvertently seeing data they shouldn’t is one problem, but an outsider gaining unauthorized access ...

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