12 August 2008

Vista "security" - game over?


This article has generated quite the firestorm on the ASAE tech listserv in the past few days.

I have to confess that I haven't really dug into Vista yet, and since I'm no longer doing day-to-day IT support, I probably won't get into it from the sys admin side.

I do however know two things that are relevant:

The problem seems to originate with MS's .NET technology. Which underlies most of today's AMS systems. Might want to have a chat with your vendor.

It's not so easy to even get XP any more. Uh-oh.

OK, Real Geeks, break it down for me. What does this all mean for users?


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