New Security Development Lifecycle Industry Talk Wall Now Live – Softpedia

We launched the SDL Industry Talk site last week, and we’re slowly getting some good press coverage on this. Site.   New Security Development Lifecycle Industry Talk Wall Now Live – Softpedia   Every now and then we get asked by conference attendees or someone at a company who is evaluating the SDL for adoption…


Protecting you from malware – Building Windows 8 – Site Home – MSDN Blogs

Great blog post by Steven Sinofsky from the Windows division, reminding folks that Windows 8 is going to be built using the Microsoft SDL.  From the blog post:   Secure by design We use the Security Development Lifecycle (SDL) to build Windows with the best security design, development and testing practices available. Some highlights include:…


Updated SDL Tools Available – The Security Development Lifecycle – Site Home – MSDN Blogs

Monty LaRue and the SDL Engineering team today released updates to the SDL threat modeling tool, MiniFuzz, and RegEx Fuzzer. The SDL tools have been downloaded over 700,000 times over the last year. Microsoft’s SDL tools and SDL process guidance are free and available to all. You can find the Microsoft SDL Toolset here at…


Record profits equal a failing company? Color me confused | TechRepublic

Great article on the press coverage around Microsoft. Bottom Line is UP Front (BLUF) on this article. quote, “Takeaway: If you read some of the recent headlines, you might think Microsoft was on the brink of bankruptcy. In reality, the company posted record high revenues and profits for the fiscal year that just ended. What’s…


Global critical infrastructure supplier uses Microsoft SDL to reduce cyber attack risk – 7/11/2011 – Computer Weekly

Great article on a company that organically implemented the Microsoft Security Development Lifecycle (SDL) on their own using our SDL process guidance and tools. To learn more about the Microsoft SDL, visit our website.   “"Microsoft was really the only organisation that was addressing the issue of secure code as part of its Trustworthy Computing…

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Battling the Rustock Threat – Microsoft on the Issues – Site Home – TechNet Blogs

  Great blog post on what has been done to date to battle the Rustock botnet. For the full story, be sure to read today’s post on The Official Microsoft Blog by Richard Boscovich, senior attorney in Microsoft’s Digital Crimes Unit.   Battling the Rustock Threat – Microsoft on the Issues – Site Home -…


Update software to reduce risk of cyber attack, top suppliers tell business – 6/29/2011 – Computer Weekly

  Quote, “Businesses are unnecessarily exposing themselves to cyber attack simply by failing to update to the latest versions of the software they are running, according to Microsoft and Adobe. Both software companies are developing products using a security development lifecycle (SDL) approach first introduced by Microsoft in 2004 and later adopted and adapted by…