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Windows 98 Security As we know the need of data communication becomes vital in the 20th century as we call it information Age Both business and government were concerned with security and the need for data security becomes evident Therefore the computer processing centralized database storage techniques and communication networks have increased the need for security Under security the information in a computer system can only be accessible for reading by authorized personnel or parties This type of access includes printing displaying and other form of disclosure including simply revealing the existence of an object The major areas of security that Windows 98 have are local security network security and Internet security We are going to look at these three rings of security issues Local security Every security should start with local security If we do not have the local environment secured how do we expect to secure anything else By Windows 98 there is the ability to assign two levels of password protection to every resource and will work fine for a peer-to-peer network The inability to assign a password to a specific file does not sit well with me if sometimes you need to protect one file in a directory but not another For me I like to make my exe files read-only so that others do not accidentally erase them We can still implement a significant strategy by using Windows 98 built-in capabilities such as Logon The best way to prevent a security breach is to keep someone from getting onto the network in the first place The dialog box that we can see when we start Windows 98 is our first line of defense against someone who would try to break into our system Even you do not connect to the network your standalone workstation still needs security The initial strategy to follow for a standalone workstation is to enable password protection by
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