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Home Network Security

Original release date: June 22, 2012 | Last revised: October 30, 2012


This document provides home users an overview of the security risks and countermeasures associated with internet connectivity, especially in the context of "always-on" or broadband access services (such as cable modems and DSL). However, much of the content is also relevant to traditional dial-up users (users who connect to the internet using a modem).

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