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Microsoft Vista for IT Security Professionals by Anthony Piltzecker

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Chapter 3

Microsoft Vista: Securing User Access

Introduction

Windows Vista provides many security benefits, including enhancements to the Vista logon architecture, a new feature called User Account Control (UAC), smart card enhancements, and Network Access Protection (NAP). It also includes redesigned and redeveloped Remote Assistance functionality.

Although Microsoft designed Vista to be more secure, nothing really applies more security to your system than “defense in depth.” Defense in depth is the technical term for a secure system ...

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