The ultimate Microsoft Vista tutorial on security

In our Vista security potpourri grab-bag, check out a variety of Vista tidbits and expert advice in all forms, from straight-forward tips to interviews and webcasts. Learn about managing User Account Control (UAC) and Encrypting File System (EFS) and check out excerpts from security guru Mark Minasi's latest book, Administering Windows Vista: The Big Surprises."

In our ultimate Microsoft Vista security tutorial, take a deeper look into the way Vista security is covered on SearchWindowsSecurity.com. Check out examples of Vista security tips, podcasts, webcasts and excerpts from popular Vista texts to learn all about the features of Vista, like User Account Control (UAC) and Encrypting File System (EFS). If you like what you see and want more information on solving Vista problems, dig deeper...

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Featured Vista tip:
Microsoft Windows Vista: A review of UAC
Security expert Serdar Yegulalp shares some UAC guidelines.

This straightforward tip cuts right to the chase and gives you a quick but thorough look into UAC, a security feature newly introduced in Windows Vista. Check out more Vista security tips and expert advice here.

Featured Vista podcast:
Windows Vista: Encrypting File System redesigned
In this podcast, Windows security specialist Brien Posey explains Microsoft EFS, from changes made to previous versions to future compatibility issues.

For those of you who prefer to listen to someone explain something aloud (or for those of you who have misplaced your glasses), our SearchWindowsSecurity.com podcasts are short and sweet audio clips straight from our experts' mouths. Check out all of our Microsoft Vista security podcasts here.

Featured Vista book excerpt:
NTFS and the Registry in Vista packaged up
Have a look inside Windows security guru Mark Minasi's latest book, Administering Windows Vista Security: The Big Surprises, with this excerpt from Chapter 1, "Administering Vista Security: The Little Surprises," called NTFS and the Registry in Vista packaged up.

Our series of book excerpts and chapter downloads provide a deeper technical explanation of many Windows security topics from some highly regarded industry experts, including security guru Mark Minasi. Take a look at all of our excerpts from Mark's latest book, Administering Windows Vista Security: The Big Surprises.

Featured Vista webcast:
Desktop security improvement in Windows Vista, by Mark Minasi
In this webcast, Mark Minasi introduces and explains some new Vista security features and tells you how necessary, or unnecessary, these security additions may be.

Who says TV isn't educational? Our webcasts serve as on-demand programs where you the viewer have the opportunity to not only listen to our speakers discuss Microsoft Vista security best practices but to view slide shows as if the experts were delivering them to your company themselves.

This was first published in September 2007

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