Seven Security Features That Make Windows 7 Worth a Look

By Sue Poremba | Dec 29, 2009 | Print this Page
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BitLocker to Go

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BitLocker to Go in Windows 7 includes data encryption to portable USB devices, like thumb drives. The encrypted information can be changed only on a Windows 7 machine by using a password. It can be read but not manipulated on Windows XP or Vista.

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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