This section describes the most visible and tangible Windows 7 security improvements, which are listed in Table 2-3. Architectural and internal improvements—as well as improvements that require additional applications or infrastructure—are described later in this chapter.
Table 2-3. Windows 7 Security Improvements
BitLocker and BitLocker To Go
Encrypts entire volumes, including system volumes, non-system volumes, and removable drives.
Provides flexible control over which applications users can run.
Multiple active firewall profiles
Provides different firewall profiles for the physical network adapter and virtual network adapters used by VPNs.
User Account Control
Gives standard ...