Microsoft published some security feature documentation for Windows 7:
- Security on your terms overview: This article describes some of the new or changed security features in Windows 7. These features include the new Action Center and the updated UAC. This article also describes how Windows 7 extends BitLocker Drive Encryption to portable storage devices.
- Security Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ): This topic answers questions about security in Windows 7, which includes features like Security Development Lifecycle, User Account Control, Kernel Patch Protection, Windows Service Hardening, Address Space Layout Randomization, and Data Execution Prevention.
- Security on your terms walkthrough: The step-by-step instructions in this walkthrough provide a brief tour of new security features in Windows 7.