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Jan 31 2010   11:21PM GMT

What You Need to Know About Windows 7 Security



Posted by: Tony Bradley
Tags:
ASLR
BitLocker
DEP
PMIE
security
UAC
User Account Control
Windows 7

Windows 7 is the most secure desktop operating system Microsoft has yet developed. As exhibited in Microsoft’s most recent Security Intelligence Report, it is a quantum improvement over Windows XP, which still enjoys better than 50 percent market share.

Roger Grimes takes an extensive, in-depth dive under the hood to explain the various features and components of Windows 7 security. Read all of the installments of Grimes’ three-part series on Windows 7 Security: What You Need to Know.

When you’re done with that, you can follow it up with a more general look at current security threats above and beyond Windows 7 by reading How to Stop 11 Hidden Security Threats.

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