At the AusCERT 2007 conference in Queensland last week, keynote speaker Ivan Krstić, who is the director of security architecture for the One Laptop Per Child (OLPC) project, told attendees that desktop security was fundamentally broken. We asked several security experts who attended the conference if they agreed and how the problem could be fixed.
If you start editing a document and then, after making numerous changes and saving the changes, you realise you shouldn't have made the changes in the first place, ShadowCopy might save the day. In this video we demonstrate how to access a "backup" version of the file that was created by Vista.
As virtualisation technology spreads through the datacentre, the race is on to develop ways of sharing out data to virtual servers and desktops in large numbers.
video At Gartner Symposium/ITxpo in Florida, Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer answers questions about competing with Linux globally. He also comments on Bill Gates' prediction that security will drop from the top three IT concerns within the next two years.