Presentation on theme: "[Jeremy Hajek] [Illinois Institute of Technology] [09/26/07]"— Presentation transcript:
1 [Jeremy Hajek] [Illinois Institute of Technology] [09/26/07] Windows Vista[Jeremy Hajek] [Illinois Institute of Technology] [09/26/07]
2 Windows Vista – Original Title - Cutting through the hype to understand the real improvements to Microsoft’s new operating system; Vista. Starting with historical reasons for past Operating Systems and understanding the current computing environment and the need for Windows Vista.
3 Windows Vista – Actual Title - More than a pretty face, who knew?
4 Brief History of Computers ENIAC: Considered first Vaccum tube based Computer in the modern sense.Not Von Nuemann required total reprogramming2nd Gen: Von Nuemann styleComputer had separate parts, CPU, registers, memory, etc, etc and was reprogrammable
7 3rd Gen – IBM – APPLE - PCAltair 8080: Not very useful, but considered the first commercially viable PC kit.Not a great system, but introduced us to some guy named Gates and his companyApple II: 19778086 – 16 bit chip 1978IBM PC – August 1981
9 Short Internet History ArpaNet: “By 5 December 1969, a 4-node network was connected by adding the University of Utah and the University of California, Santa Barbara. Building on ideas developed in ALOHAnet, the ARPANET started in 1972 and was growing rapidly, by 1981 the number of hosts had grown to 213, with a new host being added approximately every twenty days.”1978 – TCP/IP finalizedArpaNet split into MilNet and public network NSFnet, DecNet, and on.
10 Classic Windows History June 1985 Windows 1.01 UnsupportedAugust 1986 Windows 1.03 UnsupportedDecember 1987 Windows 2.03 UnsupportedJune 1988 Windows 2.1 UnsupportedMay 1990 Windows 3.0 UnsupportedApril 1992 Windows 3.1 UnsupportedJanuary 1994 Windows 3.2 UnsupportedOctober 1992 Windows For Workgroups 3.1 UnsupportedAugust 1993 Windows NT 3.1 UnsupportedNovember 1993 Windows For Workgroups 3.11 UnsupportedSeptember 1994 Windows NT 3.5 UnsupportedNovember 1994 Windows NT 3.51 UnsupportedAugust 1995 Windows 95 UnsupportedSeptember 1996 Windows NT 4.0 UnsupportedJune 1998 Windows 98 Unsupported
11 Current Windows History February 2000 Windows 2000 Extended Support until June 13, 2010July 2000 Windows Me UnsupportedOctober 2001 Windows XP Unsupported for RTM as of September 30, 2004 and for SP1 as of October 10, 2006Current for SP2March 2003 Windows XP 64-bit Edition (Itanium) UnsupportedApril 2003 Windows Server 2003 / Windows XP Professional x64 Edition Unsupported for RTM, SP1 and SP1aJanuary 2007 Windows Vista Current2010 or later (planned) Windows 7 (Vienna)Work on Vista started 2002 – but scrapped and redone starting in 2003 focusing on new security processes
12 Buena Vista of Windows Vista 7 New aspects of Vista…New TechnologiesUAC and the new user accountsFile and Registry VirtualizationMandatory Integrity ControlBit Locker – TPM – Password Tech.Code Integrity and Driver signingLayered Defense, IE 7 plus, Defender & more
13 New Technologies New Explorers Side bar and gadgets AERO - Flip feature 3DWindows Experience IndexReadyBoost and CachingSystem Indexing - SuperFetchFull System Backup
14 UAC and the new user accounts What is UAC?More than an “Are you sure button.”Why shouldn’t I just turn it off?Where is my Administrator Account?Why the design of XP differs from Vista and calls for UAC
15 File and Registry Virtualization Difference between XP model and Vista ModelWhy some programs won’t run in Vista, but do in XP? (Hint not Vista’s fault – see the sloppy programmer…)
16 Mandatory Integrity Control What is it? Where have we seen it before?Where have you been all my life?One of the best and most moden Vista enhancements.
17 Bit Locker – TPM Bit Locker – Trusted Platform Module Need for encryption todayVeterans Administration stolen laptop example
18 Code Integrity and Driver signing Code Integrity and Driver signing for kernelWhy the dedication?Where does it occur?Password Hashing, goodbye LM and NTLM.Mandatory Software DEP <- where have you been all my life?
19 Layered Internet Defense Why the need for layered Defense? IE 7+, Defender, Firewall, Protected Mode, MICNew threats and new Internet Age.New tools and way of thinking.ASLRUACSocial Engineering taken into consideration