TechNet Webcast: Security Features in Windows Vista (Level 200)
Event ID: 1032312729
Language(s): English.
Product(s): Windows Vista.
Audience(s): IT Implem_IT Generalist.

In this session, we discuss the innovative design philosophies and development strategies involved in making Windows Vista the most secure Windows operating system yet. We describe security features like Windows Service Hardening, which restricts critical Windows services from doing abnormal activities that could allow malicious software to install itself or attack other computers. We illustrate several user-level security features within the Windows Vista interface, in addition to the antispyware and anti-phishing enhancements in Windows Internet Explorer 7, like Windows Defender and Phishing Filter. Learn how Windows Firewall has undergone significant improvements, including enhanced UI functionality, inbound and outbound filtering, filtering by application, and full support for Internet Protocol version 6. We also cover the other security enhancements available in Windows Vista, such as Windows BitLocker Drive Encryption, data protection, and improved smart card support.

Presenter: Shawn Travers, TechNet Presenter,Microsoft Corporation

Shawn Travers has presented more than 500 live events to more than 25,000 IT professionals, partners, and resellers. As a CISA and CISSP, Shawn enjoys playing with new technologies; however, he finds helping other IT professionals solve problems and tackle unfamiliar products the most rewarding part of his job.



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