May 25, 2006

Vista Beta 2 Security Advancements

Just noticed Michael point to a document released by Microsoft listing the new/updated security features in Vista Beta2.

Some of the features include:

  • Secure Access
    • User Account Control
    • New Logon Architecture
    • Easier Smart Card Deployments
    • Network Access Protection

  • Protection Against Malware and Intrusions
    • Windows Security Center
    • Windows Defender
    • Windows Firewall
    • Malicious Software Removal Tool

  • Security Advances in Internet Explorer 7
    • Protections Against Malware
    • Personal Data Safeguards

  • Data Protection
    • BitLocker Drive Encryption
    • Integrated Rights Management Services Client
    • Encrypting File System Enhancements
    • USB Device Control

Lots of stuff in the security arena going on in Beta 2. Check out the document for more details.

Posted by SilverStr at May 25, 2006 12:03 PM | TrackBack