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My “Desert Island Half-Dozen” – recommended reading for resilience

When I speak with customers, they often ask how they can successfully change the culture of their IT organization when deciding to implement a resilience engineering practice. Over the past decade I’ve collected a number of books and articles which I have found to be helpful in this regard, and I often recommend these resources...

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Cyberspace 2025: Today’s Decisions, Tomorrow’s Terrain

What does the future look like?  To take a closer look, Microsoft has released a report called “Cyberspace 2025: Today’s Decisions, Tomorrow’s Terrain.”  How will the choices organizations make at present, affect their ability to shape the social, economic and demographic changes a decade from now?  See more >>...

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Creating an intelligent “sandbox” for coordinated malware eradication

Antimalware companies have for some time used machine learning and big data analysis to detect and disrupt malware. But to move from disruption to eradication, the antimalware ecosystem must work with new types of partners in different ways.  Read more >>...

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Reflecting on Updated Privacy Practices

For more than a decade, Microsoft has invested in a comprehensive privacy program that sets the foundation for our efforts to responsibly manage our customers’ data. An important part of our privacy commitment is that we evolve our policies and practices to address the changes in technology and customer expectations. Earlier today, Microsoft General Counsel...

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RSA Conference 2014: Reflections from the Microsoft team

RSA Conference 2014: Reflections from the Microsoft team

One of the best things about the RSA Conference is the incredible exchange of ideas that takes place, and this year was no exception. Microsoft’s security and privacy leaders were busy, not just with their own presentations, but also in discussions with other thought leaders, industry professionals and customers from around the world.  See more...

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RSA Conference 2014: Microsoft’s Trust Principles

RSA Conference 2014: Microsoft’s Trust Principles

The keynote sessions at the RSA Conference are always compelling. This year’s presentations at the Moscone Center in San Francisco have been some of the best I’ve seen, with a strong focus on government surveillance programs and what they mean for the IT industry. In his keynote speech, Trustworthy Computing Corporate Vice President, Scott Charney,...

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Microsoft announces Brussels Transparency Center at Munich Security Conference

Today my colleague Matt Thomlinson, Vice President, Microsoft Security, was on a panel entitled “Rebooting Trust? Freedom vs. Security in Cyberspace” at the long standing (it is in its 50th year!) Munich Security Conference. He also discussed a number of efforts afoot to protect customer data from government snooping: expanding encryption across our services; reinforcing...

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The Trustworthy Computing blog covers Microsoft’s perspective on security, privacy, online safety, and reliability, especially as they relate to the cloud. For readers who want additional information on those topics, check out our other TwC Blogs, which provide insights from Microsoft experts, plus information on mitigation tools, secure development, security updates, online safety, and more. ...

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Suggested Resolutions for Cloud Providers in 2014 #2: Be precise about what the service does, and doesn’t do

In my last post, I kicked off a series on New Year’s resolutions that I’d like to see cloud providers embrace in 2014. I began with Suggested Resolution #1: Reinforce that security is a shared responsibility. Next up is Suggested Resolution #2: Be precise about what the service does, and doesn’t do.   See more >>...

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Suggested Resolutions for Cloud Providers in 2014 #1: Reinforce that security is a shared responsibility

Happy 2014! The arrival of a new year is always a great time to reflect on where you’ve been over the past 12 months, and more importantly, where you are headed. I was recently asked to share some New Year’s Resolutions for cloud providers for an article in Security Week and I thought I’d expand...

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