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Russell Smith
May 18th, 2012

Application Sandboxing in Windows 8

On first sight, Windows 8 might not appear to offer much in the way of new security features. The press is largely focusing on the new Metro style interface and applications, which provide the biggest visual differentiator between Windows 8 and its predecessor.  In this and upcoming blog posts, I want to pick out some changes that will impact security in Windows 8 and what we need to understand to work with the new security model.

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Mitigate Operational Risk: Service Control in Privilege Guard 3.8

Privilege Guard becomes the only privilege management solution to provide control of Windows Services

Services play an integral part of endpoint functionality – they are components of many desktop products, and almost all server implementations. On desktops, services run in the background across multiple user sessions, most commonly for products such as antivirus, firewalls and other security products. On servers, many roles function as services because of the performance and high availability requirements of applications in the datacenter.

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Privilege Guard v3.8 is here!

Face the developing threat landscape head-on

Today, Avecto are very excited to announce our latest and greatest release, Privilege Guard 3.8.

Packed with unique and innovative features, version 3.8 really does set Privilege Guard apart in terms of our ability to solve real challenges when implementing least privilege. Our experience in delivering successful projects to some of the world’s largest organizations has helped us understand what is important; ensuring that users are given a seamless, hassle-free and productive experience when logged on as a standard user.

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