Microsoft sticks with controversial Longhorn security

Thursday, 9 September 2004, 12:35 PM EST

The software maker stressed that Longhorn will work either with or without enabling the Next Generation Secure Computing Base (NGSCB), a technology designed to make PCs more secure by shifting sensitive data and operations into a separate part of the computer's operation. The software maker also continues an overhaul of the technology, which is already quite different from the code that was given out to developers at Microsoft's Professional Developer Conference last year.

Steve Heil, Windows technical evangelist, said: "We're making some modifications based on feedback from the industry."

At ENN.

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