<DIV class=title>Windows 7 Security Enhancements (BETA)<DIV id=mainSection><DIV id=mainBody><DIV class=Section1 xmlns:dt="uuid:C2F41010-65B3-11d1-A29F-00AA00C14882"><P class=MsoNormal>Security Viewpoint March 2009
See other Security Viewpoint columns<P class=MsoNormal>By Paul Cooke, Director, Windows Client Enterprise Security, Microsoft Corporation<P class=MsoNormal>Security is still a top concern for IT professionals; now that Windows
7 Beta is available, questions regarding what Microsoft has done with the Windows 7 operating system abound. There is a lot of ground to cover more than we can in a brief article but there are three primary topics that merit our focus here. <UL><LI>Windows 7 is built upon the security foundations of the Windows Vista
operating system while improving auditing and the User Account Control (UAC) experience. <LI>Windows 7 helps IT control what software can run in their environment with AppLocker . <LI>Windows 7 enhances the core features of BitLocker Drive Encryption with the introduction of BitLocker To Go for removable storage devices.</LI>[/list]<P class=MsoNormal>take a look at each of these in a little more detail.<P class=MsoNormal>http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/l.../dd560691.aspx<P class=MsoNormal><P class=MsoNormal>