Microsoft Claim Windows 7 Will Be More Secure Than Linux And Leopard

Discussion in 'Apple, Inc and Tech Industry' started by PhireWare, Apr 14, 2009.

  1. BMWFan macrumors regular

    Apr 11, 2009
    You do realise there are plenty of free offerings for Windows that do the same thing?
  2. cuestakid macrumors 68000

    Jun 14, 2006
    San Fran

    Absolutely-I was only referring to things out of the box. There are also plenty of Mac related offerings as well. All I was trying to point out is that at least out of the box, Windows 7 cannot really be claimed to be more secure that Mac OS X out of the box.
  3. BMWFan macrumors regular

    Apr 11, 2009
    Well some versions of 7 will and some not. Just like how OS X doesn't have all the features of OS X Server Edition.
  4. FX120 macrumors 65816


    May 18, 2007
    Drive and file encryption isn't required to protect the OS from outside attacks, only outside-of-system reading of user files.

    File and drive encryption is really an enterprise level feature, so that users can take secure and confidential information off premises without worry of data theft, the average home user has no need for it.

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