A bullish outlook for Longhorn security

Thursday, 29 March 2007, 8:49 AM EST

Vista's security advances may be ambitious, but they could seem ho-hum in comparison to those of Longhorn when the server OS stampedes onto the scene later this year. The last time we saw Longhorn it was still prebeta 3, but its security promise remains bright.

On the obvious side, there's a redesigned Windows firewall. Yet another cut above the advanced Windows firewall that Microsoft released late last year, Longhorn's firewall will combine firewall and IPSec management.

At PC World.

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