Enterprise security and Windows 7

When we began developing for Windows 7, we decided to approach our security feature enhancements in terms of user type and scenarios. We looked at a few types of workers - the mobile worker on the go, the remote worker in a branch office, the IT Pro and the security expert. All have unique needs, […]

When we began developing for Windows 7, we decided to approach our security feature enhancements in terms of user type and scenarios. We looked at a few types of workers - the mobile worker on the go, the remote worker in a branch office, the IT Pro and the security expert. All have unique needs, pain points, and styles of work - and we’re addressing each in Windows 7. DirectAccess, BitLocker, BitLocker To Go, AppLocker, Network Access Protection, Microsoft Asset Inventory Service, User Account Control

These enterprise security features only work when partnered with Windows Server; for an optimal experience, we recommend businesses use Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 together upon their availability.

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