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Advancing the Discussion on Cybersecurity Norms

Posted by Matt Thomlinson, general manager, Trustworthy Computing Last week I participated in the Seoul Conference on Cyberspace 2013, where I spoke on a panel on capacity building, and also participated in the ICT4Peace Foundation’s special session at the conference. During the capacity-building panel, I discussed how over the next six years, another two billion...

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10 Years of Cyber Security Awareness

NCSA Board of Directors Vice Chair Today, the phrase “cyber security” prompts conversations at both the kitchen table and the boardroom table.  That’s noticeable progress, considering it’s been just 10 years since the National Cyber Security Alliance (NCSA) launched its first awareness month in October 2003—a 31-day effort designed to raise the public consciousness about the...

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3 ways to speed up your PC

Here are three ways to speed up a sluggish computer. 1.       Scan your computer for viruses If your computer is slow or restarts often, it could be infected with a virus or other malicious software. If you have Windows 8, you can use the built-in Windows Defender to help you get rid of a virus or other...

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The Threat Landscape in Canada

Last week I had the opportunity to speak at the Security Education Conference Toronto 2013 (SECTor). I love Canada; Toronto is an amazing city, and the conference was excellent. During my session at the conference I discussed the threat landscape in Canada, based on data from various volumes of the Microsoft Security Intelligence Reports. Canada’s...

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Our commitment to Microsoft antimalware

We are fully committed to protecting our consumer and business customers from malware. Our strong solutions provide the comprehensive defense needed against malicious code and attacks. Our support of antimalware partners helps in building a strong and diverse ecosystem to fight malware. Over the past year, we’ve continued to make investments in our protection technologies:...

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