UAC on Windows Client with Jeff Stokes

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Richard talks to Jeff Stokes about the role of User Access Control (UAC) in making Windows client machines safer. Safer? Actually, the conversation starts out with the reality of UAC as it first arrived on the scene in the Vista days - an annoyance that was immediately turned off. But Jeff digs into how UAC is a part of the compatibility features of Windows. The discussion then turns to a broader discussion of the security features in Windows: Taking the time to understand them will save time and money in your organization. UAC is not the enemy!


Jeff Stokes has been in the IT industry since 1995, initially starting at DEC and climbing the system administration ladder from there. He is currently a Director of Technical Account Management at Tanium, prior to that he worked as a platforms PFE in Microsoft Premier Field Engineering. He posts to the blog and is a somewhat active Redditor.

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