Windows Vista Security at 180 Days

Just as he did at the 90-day mark, Jeff Jones, a Microsoft Director from the Trustworthy Computing group and frequent blogger on security topics, has done a comparison of vulnerabilities discovered in Windows Vista versus other operating systems in their first 6 months of availability.   Windows Vista holds up well in this comparison, showing a…


PKI Enhancements in Windows Vista and Windows Server 2008

 I’m Avi Ben-Menahem, the lead program manager for the PKI and smart card technologies in Windows Security.   The PKI (Public Key Infrastructure) team in Microsoft is responsible for the different technologies related to digital certificates, these technologies and products include the CA (Certificate Authority), the client enrollment API and UI, OCSP (Online Certificate Status Protocol)…