Windows 10 Security Innovations at RSA: Device Guard, Windows Hello and Microsoft Passport

April 21, 2015 by Chris Hallum

"Device Guard is the previously unnamed feature we blogged about that gives organizations the ability to lock down devices in a way that provides advanced malware protection against new and unknown malware variants as well as Advanced Persistent Threats (APT’s).
It provides better security against malware and zero days for Windows 10 by blocking anything other than trusted apps,
which are apps that are signed by specific software vendors, the Windows Store, or even your own organization.
You’re in control of what sources Device Guard considers trustworthy and it comes with tools that can make it easy to sign Universal or even Win32 apps that may not have been originally signed by the software vendor.

"Windows Hello* and Microsoft Passport, announced at WinHEC last month, are two of the key features that we are delivering in the space.
System support for biometric authentication and enterprise grade two-factor authentication in Windows 10 will help protect business data and online experiences without the need for regularly changing passwords.

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