Hello Secure World

Microsoft just created a new security awareness site that has a James Bond or Mission Impossible like flavor to it. The site is called www.HelloSecureWorld.com  it provides a security awareness and education in the developer community by surfacing existing content as well as new. If you like learning while having fun then hellosecureworld.com is the…

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TechReady Nuggets

Posting has been a bit slow this week as I am at an internal Microsoft event all week called TechReady. I have been meeting with  a ton of folks all around the world and seeing the great stuff we are doing. Here are some of the more interesting nuggets. Business Architecture What is currently known…

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Government is to use Microsoft Information Rights Management to secure information sharing

Cisco, EMC and Microsoft are providing the core commercial off-the-shelf technology that makes up SISA to ease the sharing of information contained in disparate IT infrastructures. Through its industry-leading networking solutions, Cisco provides network protection, security-enhanced virtualized network links, and data protection features for sharing sensitive information across the network platform. EMC’s networked storage systems,…

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Massive data leak exposes 2.3 million people

It just goes to show you security controls in the software isn’t enough, it needs to be backed into the process as well. The latest massive data leak comes from Certegy Check Services, a Florida company that provides check-processing services. Personal information, including credit card and bank data, on 2.3 million people was stolen, with…

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Minnesota becomes first state to make core PCI requirement a law

This doesn’t surprise me at all. What does is that it has taken state and federal legislation so long to adopt. It looks like Texas is considering this as well. http://www.computerworld.com/action/article.do?command=viewArticleBasic&articleId=9020923&source=rss_ind130

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French Bank Fined for Poor Security in Anti Fraud Systems

When I ran across this article I immediately thought of my session at TechEd when I spoke the importance of Enterprise Architecture tooling. Being able to have visibility into your IT environments from not only a hardware or logical but from other perspective such as security. Here is a link to the bank security article:…

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How to Address Fraudulent Issues in the Banking Industry

The fraudulent issues in the banking industry undeniably important. It is increasingly important that banks provide a standard way to work with diverse digital identities over the Internet. It is critical for the consumers at large that it is as convenient and as safe as the existing human world. Banks should empower customers to control…

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RSA Conference 2007 Keynote

In the keynote today at the RSA Conference 2007, the technology-security industry’s annual conference, Bill Gates and Chief Research and Strategy Officer Craig Mundie discussed the state of security, the threat landscape and the vision for a world of secure and easy anywhere access. They spoke to the need for an industry-wide ecosystem where personal…

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Gates on Enabling Secure Anywhere Access in a Connected World

During the last decade, digital technology has changed the world in profound and exciting ways. Today we communicate instantly with the people we care about without worrying about traditional limitations of time and location. At work, we collaborate with colleagues in distant cities. Global supply chains enable businesses to manufacture products and move them to…

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