Auditing Security Events
As Microsoft’s most secure operating system yet, Windows Vista is designed to prevent unauthorized access to a computer’s files, folders, and printers. But if a user inadvertently makes improper settings or if an intruder is especially determined, someone might gain access to resources that should be off limits. Monitoring, or auditing, system usage can be a helpful tool in the administration of system security. For example, repeated attempts to log on with the wrong password might be an indication that unauthorized users are trying to gain access to your system. Repeated failure to access a folder might indicate that software ...
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