Access "Microsoft Windows 7 security features"
This article is part of the May 2010 issue of How to watch over your data with effective database activity monitoring
Seven years after kicking off its Trustworthy Computing initiative, Microsoft launched Windows 7 last October. The software giant touts the operating system, which builds on the security features of Vista, as key to its "End to End Trust" vision for a more secure Internet. With Windows 7, Microsoft also aims to make security easier to use; Vista, which debuted three years ago, caught criticism for security functionality users and administrators alike found clunky and obtrusive. Let's take a look at several of the security features of Windows 7, including a more flexible BitLocker for data protection, auditing enhancements to help meet compliance requirements, an improved User Access Control with fewer prompts, and new functionality to ensure system integrity. DATA PROTECTION In today's fast-paced, mobile environment there is more opportunity than ever before for data to fall into unauthorized hands. Hundreds of thousands of laptops containing sensitive information are lost, stolen or decommissioned every year. Additionally, portable USB devices are ... Access >>>
Premium Content for Free.
Database activity monitoring keeps watch over your data
by Adrian Lane, Contributor
Database activity monitoring can help with security and compliance by tracking everything going on in the database.
OWASP Top 10 vulnerabilities list adds risk to equation
OWASP Top 10 vulnerabilities list adds risk to methodology used to categorize coding errors.
- Database activity monitoring keeps watch over your data by Adrian Lane, Contributor
Four steps toward a plan for a career in information security
by Lee Kushner and Mike Murray
Having a long-term goal for a career in information security isn't enough. Here are four key steps for planning for a career in information security.
The real information security risk equation
by Ron Woerner
A simplified information security risk equation helps translate information security risk to users.
Cybersecurity bill lacks details
The Rockefeller-Snowe cybersecurity bill has potential but raises a lot of questions.
- Four steps toward a plan for a career in information security by Lee Kushner and Mike Murray
More Premium Content Accessible For Free
The network of today's enterprise is larger and more diverse than ever, which means there's more for hackers to attack. So as enterprises update ...
In the rush to capitalize on big data, many companies forget that developing an ecosystem of structured and unstructured data means higher risk of ...
As the number of Internet-connected devices grows, the potential security challenges of the so-called "Internet of Things," or IoT, can no longer be ...