A bullish outlook for Longhorn security

Monday, 2 April 2007, 12:15 AM EST

Vista’s security advances may be ambitious, but they could seem ho-hum in comparison with those of Longhorn when the server OS stampedes on to the scene later this year. The last time we saw Longhorn it was still pre-beta 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 Computerworld.

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