Seven Security Features That Make Windows 7 Worth a Look

With its newest OS, Microsoft makes some real gains in operating system security. This slideshow walks you through some of the key new features.

By Sue Poremba | Posted Dec 29, 2009
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DirectAccess allows remote users to secure their networks over the Internet without a VPN, creating an atmosphere that is as safe and secure from a laptop in a hotel room as it would be from the office desktop.

While no operating system is perfect, Microsoft appears to have made significant security improvements with the release of Windows 7. This slideshow complements a post in my blog at IT Business Edge about the seven features I think will have the most impact on security in the newest version of Windows.

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