Join Nancy C. Muir for an in-depth discussion in this video Setting up Intrusion Prevention and Smart Firewall, part of Norton Internet Security Essential Training.
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…Intrusion Prevention and Smart Firewall are two Norton Internet Security features…that protect your network from attacks that can come through online connections.…In this movie, I cover the settings you can use to…control how Intrusion Prevention and Smart Firewall work.…Intrusion Prevention scans all the traffic coming into your network and looks for…attack signatures.…An attack signature contains information about known attacks that take advantage of…a weakness in either your operating system or a particular program.…
If your computer is attacked with Intrusion Prevention turned on,…the item being transmitted is blocked and…any connection with the computer that sent it is cut off.…To make settings for…Intrusion Prevention, click Settings from the Norton Internet Security main window.…Click the Network tab.…Intrusion Prevention is selected.…The first setting turns Intrusion Prevention on or off.…I strongly recommend you leave this set to On.…Next, you can click Intrusion AutoBlock.…When you click to configure this, you can set a time period to…
She explains how to set up real-time protection, configure scans of your system, and schedule tasks so that they don't hog system resources at important times. She'll also show how to set up a Smart Firewall to protect your entire network, and configure antivirus and antispam protection for messaging and email. Then learn how to protect and control your family's experience online, use an Identity Safe account for web browsing, and work with Norton's add-on cloud-sharing, mobile security, and remote monitoring services. Finally, Nancy explains how to incorporate Norton software as part of an overall privacy and security effort.
- Installing Norton Internet Security
- Excluding sites from scans
- Viewing performance data
- Running updates
- Configuring and running scans
- Protecting yourself online and on mobile devices