Limit user freedom to improve IT security

Tuesday, 2 November 2004, 7:16 AM EST

IT departments need to lock down their users' PC configurations, Gartner research vice-president Brian Gammage has warned.

"We tend to allow users too much liberty," he told Computer Weekly. But there are emerging technologies to help IT managers improve PC security.

Gammage highlighted Trusted Platform module technology, a hardware chip that sits on a PC motherboard.

At MicroScope.

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