Seven Improved Security Features in Windows 7 - Slide 7

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Biometric Security

New to Windows 7 is Windows Biometric Framework, which provides support for fingerprint detection applications. Windows has had the capabilities for biometrics in the past, but required third-party software to use it. Now it is part of the OS.

While no operating system is perfect, Microsoft appears to have made significant security improvements with the release of Windows 7. This slideshow complements a post in Sue Marquette Poremba's blog about the seven features she thinks will have the most impact on security in the newest version of Windows.

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