Paul Cooke, Director, Windows Client Enterprise Security, Microsoft Corporation, provided a brief writeup on three areas of security enhancements in Windows® 7. The three primary topics focused on in the article include the following:
Windows 7 is built upon the security foundations of the Windows Vista® operating system while improving auditing and the User Account Control (UAC) experience.
Windows 7 helps IT control what software can run in their environment with AppLocker™.
Windows 7 enhances the core features of BitLocker™ Drive Encryption with the introduction of BitLocker To Go™ for removable storage devices.