Securing Windows XP Professional in a P2P networking environment
Peer-to-peer networking can increase productivity by making it easy to share information and resources on your network. However, the ability of computer users to control access to their computers can leave them vulnerable to information theft, loss, or inadvertent sharing of files. Therefore, in addition to enforcing a company computing policy you should make sure you and your employees understand the basics of Windows peer-to-peer networking and security.
This document explains how to implement security measures for a small or medium-sized business environment where peer-to-peer networking is used. These recommendations help ensure that your computers running Windows XP Professional with SP2 are more secure, while ensuring that users can continue to be efficient and productive on their computers.
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