Securing remote clients and portable computers

Wednesday, 30 August 2006, 12:00 PM EST

This document describes security features that can help protect mobile and remote computers running the Windows XP Professional operating system.

The mobile computer user can connect to the Internet, browse less-than-friendly Web sites, and then connect to their organization's network by using a VPN. The potential risks from malicious code (including viruses, worms, and Trojan Horses) are a very real threat. Not only are laptops at risk, but any infected or compromised computer can be the source of an infection that could impact other computers on a small business network.

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