Definition:Windows Security refers to methods and means that are typically deployed by infrastructure owners to secure their primary Microsoft(tm) operating system. Microsoft(tm) Corporation, to their credit, has an entire web site dedicated to securing the operating system. The company provides a free security download that relate to security essentials. The Windows(tm) operating system enjoys a major market share among operating systems and because of this fact most malicious software exploits target their particular platform and products.
Its Relevance: The telecommunications or data processing infrastructure of an organization must be assured against the array of threats and vulnerabilities. Doing so is a fiduciary responsibility. Failing to do so is clear evidence of lack of due diligence. The plan for providing security for the Windows(tm) based operating system must be a part of an officially adopted security plan.