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Microsoft: A separate look for security

The software giant plans to visually alter document or application windows that contain private information that’s secured through Microsoft’s Next-Generation Secure Computing Base (NGSCB), formerly known as Palladium. Secure windows will look different than regular, unsecured windows in order to remind users that they are looking at confidential material, Peter Biddle, product unit manager for Microsoft, said Thursday at the Windows Hardware Engineering Conference (WinHEC) here. “We know that users need to be able to tell the difference between a trusted window and a regular one,” Biddle said. “The window (will be) noticeably different.” Full Story

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