Security in Microsoft Vista? It could happen

Friday, 1 December 2006, 12:15 PM EST

Microsoft claims, "Windows Vista is engineered to be the most secure version of Windows yet." Security is so important to Vista that it is listed near the top of 12 features advertised to users, second only to "User Experience." Microsoft is even publishing books on its internal practices, like The Security Development Lifecycle by Michael Howard and Steve Lipner; Hunting Security Bugs by Tom Gallagher, et al; and The Practical Guide to Defect Prevention by Marc McDonald, et al. What will be the net effect of this focus on security?

At CIO.

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