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Introducing Windows 8.1 For IT Professionals by Ed Bott

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Chapter 4. Security in Windows 8.1

Computer security is a cat-and-mouse game, with occasionally expensive and even deadly stakes. The players include criminals and spies and the computer scientists tasked with fighting them. At Microsoft, security is a top priority, and it has been a core principle since the Trustworthy Computing initiative began formally in 2002. Since then, each new version of Windows has been progressively more effective at protecting users from common and not-so-common threats.

Windows 8 introduced significant security enhancements, and Windows 8.1 raises the bar still higher. ...

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