Windows Vista Security Center: User-Focused Improvements

I’m Chas Jeffries, and I’m the lead program manager for Windows Security Center (WSC) for Windows Vista. As I write this, we are working hard to prepare for the RTM release of Windows Vista. The past year has been an exciting one for the WSC team. We have been working with customers and ISVs to…


Bloggers Report on Vista Security

Microsoft’s hard work in the area of security for the soon-to-be-released Windows Vista operating system is paying dividends for our customers, partners and – it seems – members of the blogging community! http://blogs.zdnet.com/Bott/?p=141 http://blogs.chron.com/techblog/archives/2006/09/did_windows_vis.html  – Russel Humphries


USB Blocking in Release Candidate 1

One of the favorite enterprise features of Microsoft® Windows Vista™, USB device installations, gets even better in RC1. You may have heard stories of some IT departments going so far as to pour glue into USB ports in an attempt comply with data protection regulations, by preventing users from copying sensitive information onto external storage…