Analysts, users disagree on Vista pros, cons

Monday, 15 May 2006, 2:08 PM EST

As Microsoft slouches toward its first full operating system release in five years, code-named “Vista,” Microsoft-watchers are beginning to debate the impact of the system’s security enhancements, which could be more pain than gain.

New firewall and anti-spyware features, tighter user role management, and drive encryption technology called “BitLocker” may change the landscape of the lucrative desktop security market forever.

At InfoWorld.

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