Tips for Securing Your Home Router
Seemingly minor and easily overlooked settings can still have profound security implications. Here are some steps you can take to make sure your wired or wireless home router — and by extension, your network — is as secure as possible.
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Create User Groups
You may wish to group users together for administrative convenience.
For example, a university might define groups of users called Staff
and Students. Settings that you make for a group automatically
apply to all of the users in the group, so you don't have to make
the same settings individually for each user.
You can create as many groups as you like, include any number of
users in each group, and include each user in any number of groups.
Here's an example of creating a new group:
From the Computer Management window, open System
Tools | Local Users and Groups | Groups;
Select Action | New Group;
Give the new group a name and description;
Click Add to add users to the new group.
In the Select Users window, set the Object Type
to Users and click OK. The Location should
show the name of your computer.
Click Advanced, and then click Find Now to see
a list of user accounts.
Select users who you wish to be members of the new group. You
can make multiple selections by holding down <Ctrl>- whilst
Click OK twice.
Click Create to create the new group. It can now be added
to shares, the same way as individual users
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