Windows Vista Misunderstood Security Breach


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Date: October 2008
Type: White Paper
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Overview: Windows newest technology, the User Account Control, found in the Vista operating system has been erroneously called an additional level of security by many computer security professionals. Instead, in the hope to reduce the incidence of malware, unauthorized software installation, and unintentional system changes the User Account Control separates standard user tasks from requiring administrator level password access. Unfortunately, at the enterprise level with hundreds of devices, applications, and shared password accounts, it places all the burden on busy IT administrators. Creating needless costs and time spent away from mission critical tasks for the IT department.

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