1. Using the Web, search for “software firewalls.” Examine the various alternatives available and compare their funchtionality, cost, features, and type of protection. Create a weighted ranking acording to your own evaluation of the features and speciifications of each software package.
2. Using a Microsoft Windows XP, Vista, or 7, open Internet Explorer. Click Internet Options on the Tools menu. Examine the contents of the Security and Privacy tabs. How can these tabs be configured to provide: (a) content filtering and (b) protection from unwanted items like cookies?