Evaluating third-party solutions for security

  All companies that leverage third-party solutions especially if the solutions are web-based, in some respect, run an inherent risk of not being in control of their data and perhaps their own company’s reputation at that point. If the third party solutions will handle data that the purchasing organization values highly, you might want to…

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Spam at Microsoft

A major challenge for Microsoft IT and pretty much all other IT organizations around the world is how to handle spam.  Microsoft literally handles millions of spam emails a day.  It’s a major concern because the sheer volume of spam now has caused it to become a serious headache whereas in the early days of…

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State of Security

  Hi, my name is Ahmad Mahdi and I’m a Security Technologist on the ACE (Application Consulting & Engineering) Team.  Here at Microsoft we have some unique perspectives on security that I would like to share with you and hope you will find informative and valuable.  A lot of the security concerns that companies of…

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Intro

My name is Todd Kutzke.  I lead Microsoft’s Application Consulting & Engineering (ACE) Team. The ACE Team is responsible for application performance, security & privacy engineering @ Microsoft.  Our mission is to drive application excellence into production by providing application engineering leadership through world class performance, security & privacy analysis services.  The ACE Team was…

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