DSig Q & A

I’m going to cover the answers to some of the questions that came in after Shelley answered the first round in her post. Q: What will happen if I try to verify a doc signed in 2010 in office 2007/Office 2007 ? A: I’m assuming that the person asking meant 2007/2003. Office 2007 doesn’t understand…

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Office 2010 Digital Signatures and XAdES

Shelley Gu, the program manager for Office signatures, has already posted the PM version of what we’ve done to improve digital signatures in the Office 2010 Engineering blog back in December. Her post is here. While Shelley did a nice job of an overview for the average user, I’d like to dive a bit more…

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New “Improved” Site

Hrmph. So they managed to disappear my last post, and now my blog looks really generic. I liked the way it used to look, thankyouverymuch. Then I discovered that while Word on my laptop somehow knew the right password, I didn’t have it written down anywhere. Used to just be easy to reset, but now…

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You don’t have to be faster than the bear

Note – this post disappeared during the blog upgrade, recovered due to search cache. Just got done reading Michal Zalewski’s really interesting post on the Zero Day blog, found here. His premise, which I don’t debate, is that we’ve done a lousy job of defining software security on a scholarly basis. He goes on to…

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