A Better Windows Permission Model

Microsoft is moving at glacial speed to a better user/application security model, but an even better one is available now from a third party. Microsoft has been moving slowly, and lately more steadily, towards an approach of having users run, by default, with restricted privileges.

The tools for letting users run in less-privileged accounts have for many years been better for domain-based managed networks, especially those with Active Directory, and the potential is there for far more power. A great example of this is the set of tools in version 2.0 of Desktop Standard Corp's PMAS (Policy Maker Application Security). A Better Windows Permission Model

Linked by shanmuga Tuesday, 20th December 2005 11:57AM