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Host-based
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that protects only the computer it is installed on.
Network-based
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between your DSL or cable modem and your home network to
protect all the computers on the network.
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security criteria. Any data that does not meet those criteria is blocked.
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software
solutions are available.
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Installing critical security updates
CAUTION:
Microsoft® sends out alerts regarding critical updates. To protect the computer from security
breaches and computer viruses, install all critical updates from Microsoft as soon as you receive an alert.
You can choose whether updates are installed automatically. To change the settings, select
Start
>
Control
Panel
>
System and Security
>
Windows Update
>
Change settings
, and then follow the on-screen
instructions.
Using HP Client Security (select products only)
HP Client Security software is preinstalled on your computer. This software can be accessed through the HP
Client Security icon at the far right of the taskbar or Windows Control Panel. It provides security features that
help protect against unauthorized access to the computer, networks, and critical data. For more information,
see the HP Client Security software Help.
Using HP Touchpoint Manager (select products only)
HP Touchpoint Manager is a cloud-based IT solution that enables businesses to
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manage and
secure their company assets. HP Touchpoint Manager helps protect devices against malware and other
attacks, monitors device health, and enables customers to reduce time spent solving end-user device and
security issues. Customers can quickly download and install the software, which is highly cost
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relative to traditional in-house solutions. For more information, see
.
Installing an optional security cable (select products only)
A security cable (purchased separately) is designed to act as a deterrent, but it may not prevent the computer
from being mishandled or stolen. To connect a security cable to your computer, follow the device
manufacturer's instructions.
Using a
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reader (select products only)
Integrated
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readers are available on select products. In order to use the
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reader, you
must enroll your
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in HP Client Security's Credential Manager. Refer to the HP Client Security
software Help.
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Chapter 8
Security
Sample