Large inventory of security features of Windows7 (1)
1. UAC (User Account Control)
As we all know, UAC is Microsoft's legacy operating system. But many Vista users are not suited to the UAC function. Because UAC has strong ability to prevents unauthorized operation and exclude the suspicious process outside the kernel. And it can only run only before obtain the user permission.
Windows 7 has make a improvement of UAC function. It will minimize the number of UAC's pop-up message box and make it does not affect the smooth operation. And it can be said that, UAC is the important part of Windows 7's security system and it's a function which Windows 7 users are most exposed .
2. BitLocker (disk lock)
BitLocker Drive Encryption technology is also a new data protection feature kind of Vista. It designed to solve the theft or malicious data leakage and other issues due to the loss of computer equipment. Windows 7 has modified the potential loopholes of BitLocker and enhance the TPM (Trusted Platform Module), enables the overall encryption based on hardware.
BitLocker keys can be stored on disk or moving disk, also support printing save. It suitable for enterprises with high security requirementsor individual users.
3. Suite B (encryption support)
Suite B is the cipher communication develop by U.S. National Security Agency (NSA). It support for the secret government and military systems (SECRET) and Top Secret. With this algorithm, NSA could encourage the United States collaborative between departments.
Suite B cryptographic algorithms are very strict, Windows 7 is using such high specification standards to enhance their safety in order to allow a higher level.