Will upgrading to 64 Bit Windows make you More Secure?


Both Windows Server 2003 and Windows XP now come in 64 bit versions, to run on the 64 bit processors made by Intel and AMD. 64 bit hardware and operating systems offer some big advantages over the currently more commonplace 32 bit systems, including the ability to handle more physical memory and big performance boosts for applications that are written for the 64 bit system.

If you’ve been considering upgrading your servers and/or client machines to 64 bit Windows, you may be wondering: what about security? Moving to the new systems will likely make your computing tasks faster, but will it make them more or less secure? Will upgrading to 64 Bit Windows make you More Secure?

Linked by shanmuga Tuesday, 13th December 2005 11:57PM