The findings of the NAI's research and analysis indicate that the EFS service makes a reasonable effort at providing file confidentiality and that the components are well designed and implemented.
David Balenson, director of technical outreach at Network Associates Laboratories said: "The research conducted by Network Associates Laboratories continues to raise the bar on product security analysis, and helps to provide both computer users and IT administrators with valuable information on the operation and security of prominent technology platforms. We are extremely pleased to be working with Microsoft to analyze and evaluate the software and services that are crucial to the overall security of its operating system."
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