The goal of the document is clearly stated below.
Feel free to read the document and make suggestions (within scope) for
The document is not intended to take the place of hardening XP
Today I learned from Sean that the firewall portion of XP sp1 comes up
after services are enabled.
I will request that information be added to the pdf.
I am NOT arguing against firewalls. I like them, I use them, their
Security in depth is a good idea, one that I support, encourage and
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