Details of Internet security in Windows® 7
What are some of the features of Internet security for Windows 7?
Windows 7 the newest operating system that comes with variety of interesting and amazing features which will offer unrivalled system performance. Windows 7 has also replaced its predecessor Windows Vista which had several problems like pop-ups, notifications and compatibility issues. Jump List, Home Group, Snap, Magnifier and an improved taskbar are some of the new features of Windows 7. Windows 7 has enhanced security compared to previous operating systems. Microsoft has taken adequate measures to offer Internet security for Windows 7. Multiple Active Firewall Policies, DirectAccess, Branch Cache, BitLocker To Go and AppLocker are some of the security features in Windows 7.
Here are the some of the security features of Windows 7:
- Bit Locker To Go
DirectAccess is a of the new feature of Windows 7 which has got the same purpose as a virtual private network. This feature will allow you to securely connect to the network through the Internet. DirectAccess has got certain requirements. It requires two network cards, an active directory, IPv6 and Public Key Infrastructure. With the help of this feature you are able to work together with Network Access Protection and Network Access Control solutions and you don’t have to reconnect your Internet connection if it goes off suddenly and just like the Intranet you can log on to Active Directory.
BitLocker To Go
This feature in Windows 7 will allow you to encrypt data on removable drives such as USB drive. You can turn on BitLocker To Go in Windows Explorer with the help of a context menu of the memory stick. Then, before Windows can encrypt the flash drive you will have to choose a password so as to unlock the device. Then if BitLocker To Go application is on the USB drive it will allow direct read and write access.
Applocker in Windows 7 will allow you to restrict program execution by means of group policy. When compared to former Windows versions the software restriction policies the Applocker is better. By preventing execution of unwanted applications Applocker will secure and enhance the performance of your workstation and terminal server.
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