Configuring windows PCs to use IPSec

Using windows server 2008 and windows 7 / vista, it actually becomes quite easy to secure internal traffic using IPSec. This is quite a good security feature to implement, since it’s no longer the case that internal traffic can be sent in cleartext, considering most attacks happen on the inside due to disgruntled employees, browser … Continue reading Configuring windows PCs to use IPSec

Homegroups and libraries on windows 7

One of the "newer" concepts of Windows 7 is the idea of Libraries and Homegroups. Libraries are nothing more than a collection of shortcuts that point to other folders present on your harddisk. The idea being that you can group these files and folders more conveniently in these libraries. Windows comes shipped with 4 default … Continue reading Homegroups and libraries on windows 7