Windows 7 podcast - IE security enhancements

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IE8 SmartScreen in action

Michael Argast, Head of Global Sales Engineering, and I sat down to discuss the implications of all the new security functions available in Windows 7. This will be a multi-part series of podcasts providing insight into what has changed, and how it will provide better protection.

In this first part, we discuss Internet Explorer 8 and how it provides a safer browsing experience. Topics covered include the impact of DEP and ASLR on Internet Explorer 8, and a discussion around the new SmartScreen filtering Microsoft has introduced.

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Chester Wisniewski is a Senior Security Advisor at Sophos Canada. He provides advice and insight into the latest threats for security and IT professionals with the goal of providing clear guidance on complex topics. You can follow Chester on Twitter as @chetwisniewski, on as Chester, Chester Wisniewski on Google Plus or send him an email at