Book review: Desktop Witness

Thursday, 12 September 2002, 12:33 AM EST

It used to be said that the most secure computer was one that was powered off. But with dial-up technology that can remotely start up a computer, such an approach is no longer sufficient. The old approaches must be modified to deal with the current computer security threats; and with that, Desktop Witness — The Do's & Don'ts of Personal Computer Security attempts to enable the reader do the unthinkable — both use their personal computer, and have security and privacy.

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