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Windows Vista™ Administrator's Pocket Consultant by William R. Stanek

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Secure Browsing and Local Machine Lockdown

To help make the operating system more secure, Internet Explorer security was revised greatly starting with Windows XP Service Pack 2, and these same changes are in Windows Vista. These security changes affect many areas of the browser and introduce several new features, including:

  • Browser Information Bar and general security

  • Add-On Manager

  • Pop-Up Blocker

The sections that follow examine each of these features.

Understanding Dynamic Security Protection, the Browser Information Bar, and Other Browser Security Enhancements

Dynamic Security Protection in Internet Explorer is a comprehensive safety and security framework designed to safeguard the integrity of your organization’s computers while also helping to ...

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