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Microsoft Vista could do better on security

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The world still holds its breath while waiting for the arrival of Window's Vista in 2006, but for security at least, it seems you just might die of asphyxiation before anything changes.

Despite all the proclamations of Next Generation Secure Computing Base (NGSCB) and Trusted Computing, on the face of it, Microsoft is only paying marketing-attention to security. While some aspects of Vista are going to make your computer more secure, there are plenty of other well-tried technologies that are missing or have yet to be announced.

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