Why Windows 11 is the “Most Secure Windows yet”?

Windows 11 starts rolling out to support PCs earlier this month. Microsoft has explain some of the safety features for Windows 11, includeing enhanced hardware security, privacy controls, and application isolation and controls, among many others.

The safety requirements also faces criticism because end of Windows 11 support for a lot of older machines.

Microsoft has stay firm on security being at the core of all machines running Windows 11.

Enhanced Hardware-Level System Security

Windows 11’s security begins at the hardware level by the company’s recommended TPM 2.0 requirement to be eligible to install the update.

Using the chip-level security the ”Windows 11 stores sensitive data behind additional security barriers, separated from the operating system,” Microsoft said.

This means important information like encryption keys and a user’s credentials are store safely and protect from unauthorise tampering and access.

Robust Application Security and Privacy Controls

Microsoft also adds that Windows 11 features multiple layers of application security to safeguard “critical data and code integrity.”

Microsoft Said :

“Application isolation and controls, code integrity, privacy controls, and least-privilege principles enable developers to build in security and privacy from the ground up,”

The integrated security also protects Windows 11 against breaches and malware while keeping user data private and hence, safe.

This integrate security also lets IT administrators have more control over multiple machines.

Support for Passwordless Authentication

Windows 11 also goes with Microsoft’s vision of a passwordless future.

Eliminating the need for passwords while logging into Windows 11 and perhaps other subsequent security layers, and instead is providing alternate authentication methods that cannot be replicated ensures that users and their data are safer.

Connecting to Cloud Services

Microsoft Said :

“Windows 11 security enables policies, controls, procedures, and technologies that work together to protect your devices, data, applications, and identities from anywhere,”

Microsoft also offers cloud services for “identity, storage, and access management” in addition to other tools.

Microsoft also states that users can enforce their own compliance and conditional access via modern device management (MDM) services like Microsoft Intune that works with the company’s Azure Active Directory to control access to applications and data through the cloud.

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