Windows Vista: Beware of Metadata Slips

A feature expected in the next version of Windows that will allow users to tag documents and other files with "metadata" could lead to embarrassing information disclosures if companies are not careful, according to research from Gartner Inc.

New features in beta releases of the next version of Microsoft Corp.'s Windows make it easy to attach metadata, or keywords, to different documents. However, there is no easy way to control the metadata once documents leave the Windows system or enterprise network. Windows Vista: Beware of Metadata Slips

Linked by shanmuga Friday, 23rd December 2005 10:16PM