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Discover the 5 New Windows 8 Security Features You Should Know - by Denver IT Support Specialists
Discover the 5 New Windows 8 Security Features You Should Know - by Denver IT Support Specialists
Discover the 5 New Windows 8 Security Features You Should Know - by Denver IT Support Specialists
Discover the 5 New Windows 8 Security Features You Should Know - by Denver IT Support Specialists
Discover the 5 New Windows 8 Security Features You Should Know - by Denver IT Support Specialists
Discover the 5 New Windows 8 Security Features You Should Know - by Denver IT Support Specialists
Discover the 5 New Windows 8 Security Features You Should Know - by Denver IT Support Specialists
Discover the 5 New Windows 8 Security Features You Should Know - by Denver IT Support Specialists
Discover the 5 New Windows 8 Security Features You Should Know - by Denver IT Support Specialists
Discover the 5 New Windows 8 Security Features You Should Know - by Denver IT Support Specialists
Discover the 5 New Windows 8 Security Features You Should Know - by Denver IT Support Specialists
Discover the 5 New Windows 8 Security Features You Should Know - by Denver IT Support Specialists
Discover the 5 New Windows 8 Security Features You Should Know - by Denver IT Support Specialists
Discover the 5 New Windows 8 Security Features You Should Know - by Denver IT Support Specialists
Discover the 5 New Windows 8 Security Features You Should Know - by Denver IT Support Specialists
Discover the 5 New Windows 8 Security Features You Should Know - by Denver IT Support Specialists
Discover the 5 New Windows 8 Security Features You Should Know - by Denver IT Support Specialists
Discover the 5 New Windows 8 Security Features You Should Know - by Denver IT Support Specialists
Discover the 5 New Windows 8 Security Features You Should Know - by Denver IT Support Specialists
Discover the 5 New Windows 8 Security Features You Should Know - by Denver IT Support Specialists
Discover the 5 New Windows 8 Security Features You Should Know - by Denver IT Support Specialists
Discover the 5 New Windows 8 Security Features You Should Know - by Denver IT Support Specialists
Discover the 5 New Windows 8 Security Features You Should Know - by Denver IT Support Specialists
Discover the 5 New Windows 8 Security Features You Should Know - by Denver IT Support Specialists
Discover the 5 New Windows 8 Security Features You Should Know - by Denver IT Support Specialists
Discover the 5 New Windows 8 Security Features You Should Know - by Denver IT Support Specialists
Discover the 5 New Windows 8 Security Features You Should Know - by Denver IT Support Specialists
Discover the 5 New Windows 8 Security Features You Should Know - by Denver IT Support Specialists
Discover the 5 New Windows 8 Security Features You Should Know - by Denver IT Support Specialists
Discover the 5 New Windows 8 Security Features You Should Know - by Denver IT Support Specialists
Discover the 5 New Windows 8 Security Features You Should Know - by Denver IT Support Specialists
Discover the 5 New Windows 8 Security Features You Should Know - by Denver IT Support Specialists
Discover the 5 New Windows 8 Security Features You Should Know - by Denver IT Support Specialists
Discover the 5 New Windows 8 Security Features You Should Know - by Denver IT Support Specialists
Discover the 5 New Windows 8 Security Features You Should Know - by Denver IT Support Specialists
Discover the 5 New Windows 8 Security Features You Should Know - by Denver IT Support Specialists
Discover the 5 New Windows 8 Security Features You Should Know - by Denver IT Support Specialists
Discover the 5 New Windows 8 Security Features You Should Know - by Denver IT Support Specialists
Discover the 5 New Windows 8 Security Features You Should Know - by Denver IT Support Specialists
Discover the 5 New Windows 8 Security Features You Should Know - by Denver IT Support Specialists
Discover the 5 New Windows 8 Security Features You Should Know - by Denver IT Support Specialists
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Discover the 5 New Windows 8 Security Features You Should Know - by Denver IT Support Specialists

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Are there any security features in Windows 8 you should know about? Learn About the 5 New Windows 8 Security Features - Presented by your Denver IT Support Specialists and Technology Consultants at …

Are there any security features in Windows 8 you should know about? Learn About the 5 New Windows 8 Security Features - Presented by your Denver IT Support Specialists and Technology Consultants at North Star, Inc.

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  • 1. NewYou Should Know
  • 2. DENVER IT SUPPORT SPECIALISTSN O R T H S T A R , I N C .Helping your Organization to beMore ProductiveNORTH STAR, INC.Presented by
  • 3. With every new release of the Windowsoperating system, one of the mostsignificant elements is the introduction ofnew and improved security features.
  • 4. It is often for this reason that it isimportant, particularly for businessusers, to make sure that they arealways using the latest software.
  • 5. In addition to many other new features,Windows 8 introduces an abundance ofnew security features (dependent on theedition you choose).
  • 6. The most exciting of these newsecurity features in Windows 8 areexplained here.
  • 7. Secure Boot,All Editions
  • 8. The new Secure Bootfeature is designed toprevent any unauthorizedfirmware, drivers oroperating systems fromlaunching as the computerboots up into Windows.
  • 9. This feature may bedisabled if …
  • 10. … You experiencehardware compatibilityproblems on older devices.
  • 11. … You experiencehardware compatibilityproblems with otheroperating systems, such asLinux, which you may wantto run alongside Windows.
  • 12. But…
  • 13. Businesses find Secure Boot very useful insecuring corporate IT resources, since it makesWindows 8 extremely resistant to rootkits andother low-level malicious software.
  • 14. PicturePassword, AllEditions
  • 15. Windows 8 makes touchscreen devices moresecure.
  • 16. Rather than usingthe onscreenkeyboard,passwords can beentered with athree-swipegesture over achosen image.
  • 17. Both touch screen device and traditional computerusers will be able to use this feature, as well as theregular written password.
  • 18. If you forget your picturepassword, you will always beable to enter your writtenpassword instead.
  • 19. IntegratedAntivirus, AllEditions
  • 20. Windows 7 included thevery basic free antivirussoftware, WindowsDefender.
  • 21. Windows 8 comes with anew version of WindowsDefender - fully integrated.
  • 22. The new Windows Defenderboasts all of the features ofMicrosoft Security Essentialsplus some additional featuresand performance tweaks.
  • 23. Although thisfeature isextremely welcometo home users,businesses willprobably still wantto use moresophisticated,professionalantivirus softwareinstead.
  • 24. SmartScreenFilter, AllEditions
  • 25. SmartScreen Filter is a feature ofInternet Explorer.
  • 26. But…
  • 27. In Windows 8, it isapplied to the operatingsystem itself, as well asInternet Explorer 10,which ships with thenew operating system.
  • 28. SmartScreen Filter helps toensure that only safe filesare downloaded from theInternet or other sourcesonto your computer.
  • 29. It will also warn you ifyou are trying todownload somethingsuspicious.
  • 30. This is an extremelyvaluable tool forbusinesses, whichmust rely onmultiple users.
  • 31. Security Features inWindows 8 Pro andEnterprise Editions
  • 32. Windows 8 Pro,designed forbusinesses andenthusiasts,replaces theProfessional andUltimate versionsof the operatingsystem.
  • 33. Windows 8 Pro is the fullest edition of theoperating system.
  • 34. Windows 8 Proincludes Bitlocker,Bitlocker To Go,file systemencryption (EFS),domainmembership andgroup policyobjectmanagement.
  • 35. All of thesefeatures aresimilar to Windows7 and WindowsVista, with somenew additions tocompensate forthe other changesin Windows 8.
  • 36. Windows 8Enterprise Edition isthe same asWindows 8 Pro,although onlyavailable to largercompanies whichhave volumelicensingagreements withMicrosoft.
  • 37. These companies willhave access to the newApplocker, DirectAccessand Windows To Gofeatures.
  • 38. Applocker providesadministrators withthe power torestrict access tocertainapplications.
  • 39. DirectAccess allowscomputers to connectsecurely to companynetworks.
  • 40. Windows To Go is a versionof the operating systemwhich runs directly off aUSB storage device on any64-bit computer.
  • 41. To discover more aboutWindows 8, check outour article series athttp://nssit.com/tag/microsoft-windows-8/
  • 42. Please feel free to contact us for your network analysis.THANK YOU!Looking forward to our future collaboration!N O R T H S T A R , I N C .303-552-0018 // www.nssit.comWe invite you to connect with us on:Facebook // Twitter // Google PlusProviding Network Design, Implementation, andSupport for Denver Small Businesses Denver IT Support and Consulting VoIP Business Phone Solutions Managed Services and On-site Support Web Conferencing SolutionsPresentation Designed by Andrea Kalli www.virtualassist.net

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