LEO: But you should absolutely turn on the Windows Firewall.
In short, the Windows Firewall finally seems to have turned the corner it's now highly configurable.
The Zotob worm and all of these other worms aren't an issue if you turn on Windows Firewall on each system.
Windows Firewall also supports configuration through Group Policy.
Norton recommends disabling the Windows Firewall to avoid redundant alerts.
I'm just going to say, using that router, if you want a little more extra protection, turn on the Windows Firewall.
Now, the good news is, with Windows Firewall and of course being behind routers, we've got multiple layers of protection.
They had no concept or understanding of Windows Firewall.
They did this with the Windows Firewall.
Windows Firewall can allow traffic based on whether the traffic is secured by IPsec.