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Maximizing Windows 8 Security Features

Posted on September 17, 2012 in Articles | by

Windows 8 provides system administrators with a number of new features designed to enhance the product’s security and streamline the end user security experience.  Are you familiar with these tools and ready to roll them out in your organization?

Windows 8 includes three core security enhancements: support for the Unified Extensible Firmware Interface (UEFI) secured boot process, major enhancements to Windows Defender and tight integration of reputation filtering with the operating system.  Let’s take a look at how each of these new features can improve your enterprise security.

Originally published in BizTech Magazine, Sept 17, 2012

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Mike Chapple, CISSP, Ph.D.

Mike is an IT leader, information security professional, author, speaker and trainer with over fifteen years of experience in the field.

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