Windows 8 security: how does it measure up?

Author: 
Warwick Ashford
computerweekly.com -
October 22, 2012 -

Microsoft's Windows 8 is seen by many as representing an evolutionary jump for the operating system (OS), but what about security? Has there been an evolutionary leap there?

In the run-up to the launch, much has been said about the new user interface because, on the surface, Windows 8 looks very different to anything Microsoft has done before.

But is that true when it comes to security? If Microsoft is to win back the enterprise as it goes in pursuit of tablets and other mobile devices, security is likely to be an important factor.

 

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