Tuesday, June 16, 2009

Windows Vista Security, Review of Data Execution Prevention

Windows Vista introduces a range of new technologies that make the most secure desktop version of Windows to date. The following article provides an objective analysis of one of these improvements. Our goal is to help people better understand the true security climate that awaits them with Windows Vista, in this case with DEP (Data Execution Prevention).

Security technologies in Windows Vista

With the introduction of Windows Vista, Microsoft has leveraged a number of security technologies in order to mitigate several classes of attack that have historically plagued the Windows operating system. These technologies are numerous, and are best described visually in the following figure:

See full detail: http://www.c-sharpcorner.com/UploadFile/edinson_2109/WindowsVistaSecurity-Review-of-DEP05302009191115PM/WindowsVistaSecurity-Review-of-DEP.aspx

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