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[The Windows Blog] RSA was great last week - security was clearly top of mind for the attendees, and I fielded a number of different questions last week about how Microsoft protects our customers. Some are pretty straightforward around how the various Windows 7 security technologies work, but many have focused on how we actually deliver protection to customers on an ongoing basis.
[Microsoft Pri0] Microsoft Pri0 | The cost of stolen laptops, and the security ...: "Windows 7 allows people to work everywhere while IT pros can feel secure about their data," said Gavriella Schuster, senior director of Windows commercial product management, in an interview earlier this month. Schuster says she feels anxiety every time she puts her laptop on a conveyor belt to go through a security checkpoint at the airport.
[The Windows Blog] End to End Trust and Windows 7 - Windows Security Blog - The ...: Scott talked about how hard we are working across Microsoft to deliver technology innovations that move the needle towards a trusted stack, with security rooted in hardware and an identity metasystem (a big word that means a way of trusting people are who they say they are on the Internet). Even with progress, people still need strong defense in depth security technologies and Scott talked about how Microsoft’s Identity and Security Division is delivering integrated identity and security business solutions today to our customers.
[KezNews.com - Windows portal - Windows] Windows 7 security enhancements - KezNews.com: Windows 7, which was released in public beta in January, will have 29 percent fewer user account control (UAC) prompts than Windows Vista has, and fewer prompts in general, according to Paul Cooke, director of Windows Client Enterprise Security.
[CNET News.com] Windows 7 security enhancements | Security - CNET News: Considering you post on every Microsoft or Apple story about how great Apple is and how horrible Microsoft is by comparison, you sure seem to have a pretty predetermined opinion. I'd say you do care quite a bit and have already made up your mind regardless of what the situation actually may be.
[Smart Card Alliance] Gemalto Extends Support for Strong Authentication with Biometrics ...: said Francois Lasnier, vice president and general manager, security, for Gemalto North America. “Gemalto’s work with Microsoft has yielded a combined product offering that allows enterprise customers to implement a strong multi-factor authentication solution that increases security, yet is easier to deploy with minimal infrastructure changes.”
[Java | BuilderAU.com.au] Windows 7 security enhancements - News - Builder AU: DirectAccess offers remote workers the same level of seamless and secure connectivity as they have in the office. The system automatically creates a secure tunnel to the corporate network and workers don't have to manually substantiate a connection, Cooke said.
[ORACLE FORENSICS by Paul M. Wright ~ Three Tier Security in London] ORACLE FORENSICS by Paul M. Wright ~ Three Tier Security in London ...: Session Abstract: With growing incidence of attacks across industries and strong regulatory requirements to secure private data, enterprises need to make database security a top priority. Today, database attacks are more sophisticated than ever, requiring enterprises to take stronger security measures.
[Computer Repair by friendlycomputers.com] Windows 7 security enhancements: BitLocker To Go extends the data encryption features introduced in Vista to removable storage devices like USB thumb drives and flash drives. A password or a smart card with a digital certificate stored on it can be used to unlock the data.
[CNET News.com] Secure software? Experts say it's no longer a pipedream | Security ...: It's difficult to get to perfection for any company," said Steve Lipner, senior director of security engineering strategy in Microsoft's Trustworthy Computing Group. "What we are seeing is the percentage of vulnerabilities coming out of major software organizations is dropping as a percentage of the total of vulnerabilities reported."
[Windows Vista Magazine | Home] Windows Vista Magazine | Windows 7 Security: Helping Enable the ...: In Windows Vista, firewall policy is based on the “type” of network connection established”such as Home, Work, Public, or Domain (the fourth, hidden type.) This can be a security problem for IT professionals since mobile users will connect to multiple networks while on the road. For example, lets say I get connected to the Internet through a “Public” network.
[The Spyware Removal Guide] Weekly Computer Security News Highlights > 20th April ” 24th April ...: Security researchers have updated a free tool that sniffs out the notorious Conficker worm on infected PCs by using the same peer-to-peer (P2P) protocol the malware relies on to communicate with its hacker masters. Symantec Corp.'s security intelligence analysis team has worked with Ron Bowes, a contributor to the Nmap scanner, to come up with a way to detect machines infected with Conficker.c and later variants.
[FireEye Malware Intelligence Lab] FireEye Malware Intelligence Lab: BotnetWeb - Part II: I asked them about this new un-named / un-identified botnet, Unlucky me, Finjan couldn't give any more information, saying that currently they are working with law enforcement agencies so they are not in a position to talk more on this right now.