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For those who dislike Vista's intrusive User Account Control feature, the program will let you change its behavior.
The authors also stress the importance of Vista's many security features, including Security Center, User Account Control, Windows Defender and Windows Firewall.
Webinar attendees will gain insight into key components of Windows 7 security, including User Account Control (UAC), Windows Firewall, Windows Data Execution Prevention, Windows BitLocker and Windows BitLocker To Go, Encrypting File System (EFS) in NTFS, Direct Access, and IPv6.
In addition, he presents a clear, procedural approach to working with trigger-start services, details how to make the User Account Control part of an application, and shows how to use Group Policy Objects to work with the Windows Firewall.
This vulnerability allows malware to install itself silently and without prompts from user account control, using the very software intended to prevent this specific action.
Additionally, new customization features allow IT to create custom User Account Control (UAC) messages that request information from the user and may submit a request for privilege elevation to IT.
User Account Control, a Windows Vista security feature that has long been considered intrusive, will appear about one-third less often in Windows 7 than it does in Vista.
The free edition will enable network administrators to secure their Microsoft Windows desktops by running employees as standard users, while allowing elevated administrative privileges over a limited set of the most common system tasks without error messages or User Account Control (UAC) prompts.
Other areas include AppLocker, Networking, Smart Cards and User Account Control.
Microsoft's introduction of User Account Control (UAC) in Windows Vista brought the principle of Least Privilege to the forefront for security professionals and spotlighted some of the challenges of removing administrative privileges from end-users.
Addresses Shortcomings of User Account Control to Effectively Eliminate Admin Rights Enterprise-Wide; Advances Privileged Access Lifecycle Management for New Operating System