InfoWorld, the leading technology resource provider, has released a report titled ‘Windows 7 Security Deep Dive’. The report highlights the new security features of Windows 7 operating system, which is the most commonly used operating system in the world. Till date, Microsoft, the maker of this operating system, has sold over 500 million licenses of this operating system globally.
According to the report, the increased prevalence and severity of security issues mean that the IT sector, rather than simply amassing more security power, should make it easier for regular and professional users to place the enhanced security features and measures into daily use and operation.
The report also highlights key security features of Windows 7, that include improvements to User Account Control, BitLocker, enhancements to the cryptographic algorithms, and a more secure Internet Explorer 8 for safer browsing. Multiple firewall policies and system-restore features are also discussed in the report.
The five-page report is written keeping in mind both, the laymen and the professional and corporate users. It can help you to enhance the security of your Windows 7-based computer and the sensitive information it stores. The author of this report is Roger A. Grimes, who is the principal security architect for Microsoft. To read the report in detail, click here.