How Cloud Computing Is Changing the World

With the move to cloud computing, The Microsoft Security Development Lifecycle (SDL) becomes even more important for mitigating security risk… A major shift in the way companies obtain software and computing capacity is under way as more companies tap into Web-based applications. By Rachael King   http://www.businessweek.com/technology/content/aug2008/tc2008082_445669.htm?link_position=link13

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Google’s Chrome OS Cited as Likely Hacker Vehicle

The HTML 5 technology intended to power Google’s forthcoming computer operating system can access a PC online or off, warns security vendor McAfee. By Aaron Ricadela http://www.businessweek.com/technology/content/dec2009/tc20091228_112186.htm?link_position=link2

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Value Proposition for using the SDL

We’re discussing the value proposition of using the SDL this week. Most folks can articulate why organizations should use the SDL. Some reasons are: Structured way of ensuring Security is built into all application development efforts. 90% of attack now take place at the application level. It costs 30 times more to fix the application…

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Why A Really Good Threat Model Matters

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/middle_east/8419147.stm Insurgents in Iraq have hacked into live video feeds from unmanned American drone aircraft, US media reports say. “Shia fighters are said to have used off-the-shelf software programs such as SkyGrabber to capture the footage. The hacking was possible because the remotely flown planes have an unprotected communications link. Obtaining such video feeds could…

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Client and Cloud Security whitepaper

You guessed it. Download the security guidance from Microsoft Trustworthy Computing on client + Cloud security at www.microsoft.com/sdl. Also be sure to get the video summary of the whitepaper at the same website. Steve Lippner, Senior Director from SDL Engineering team, talks about client + cloud security in today’s environment,and what you need to consider…

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Bryan Sullivan talks about SDL for Agile

Be sure to check out the video of Bryan Sullivan talking about SDL for Agile on www.microsoft.com/sdl. Also we’ve got the updated SDL Guidance Updated for Agile Development Methodologies . It’s the updated SDL for agile version 4.1a version with the SDL for Agile guidance appended to it.   George

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Check out www.microsoft.com/sdl

We’ve got a new presence on www.microsoft.com/sdl. Be sure to check out the new whitepapers on SDL and on Client and Cloud Security.   George

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