Security Center and Windows Firewall


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Security Center and Windows Firewall

A good friend of mine who takes care of Internet security for a lot of companies said that 95% of the bad things that happen to a computer happen because somebody clicked on something they shouldn't have. And that's probably true of Windows security as well. Now Windows in general is notorious for being a security nightmare, and that's because the original Windows dates back to really a pre-Internet era when we had a couple computers standing alone or just networked together locally. It was never prepared for the kind of assault when you have millions of potentially malicious users trying to cause problems on people's systems, just randomly around the world. I never could quite figure out the appeal of that.

Nonetheless, there are a whole bunch of improvements inside Windows Vista to make it more secure. A lot of them happen behind the scenes and you don't even have to notice, like we talked about the memory being randomized or the background services being hardened ...

Security Center and Windows Firewall
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Security Center and Windows Firewall provides you with in-depth training on Business. Taught by Jeff Van West as part of the Windows Vista Essential Training

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Business
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Windows
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