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The growth of telework has spawned an entire industry around accessing computers remotely, so choose wisely. Before you sign on the dotted line or pull out that credit card for an online purchase, make sure you've thought about the issues we've discussed in this chapter. By doing so, you can be assured that you've made the right decision and will start realizing the freedom that remote access can give you.

Recommended Reading


Inside Network Perimeter Security: The Definitive Guide to Firewalls, Virtual Private Networks (VPNs), Routers and Intrusion Detection Systems. Karen Fredrick, Scott Winters, Lenny Zeltser, and Ronald W Ritchey. New Riders Publishing, 2002.

Complete Book of Remote Access: Connectivity and Security. Victor Kasacavage and Weikai Yan. Auerbach Publications, 2002.

Teleworking & Telecommuting. Jeffery D. Zbar. Made Ez Productions, 2002.

Telecommuting Success: A Practical Guide for Staying in the Loop While Working Away from the Office. Michael J. Dziak and Gil Gordon. Jist Works, 2001.

Web Sites

International Telework Association & Council (ITAC) at www.telecommute.org (an association promoting the economic, social and environmental benefits of telework).

Gil Gordon Associates at www.gilgordon.com (telework and alternative work Web site).

Interagency Telework/Telecommuting Site at www.telework.gov (the U.S. government General Services Administration/Office of Personnel Management Web site on telework/telecommuting).

Telework—the Future is Now at www.pueblo.gsa.gov/telework.htm (publication by the U.S. General Services Administration about telework information and statistics).



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