Who are the people on the front lines when a security problem gets disclosed? The Security Response Center. Here you get to meet those folks.
By the way, what's the proper way to let the world know about a security problem you've found? Send an email to
firstname.lastname@example.org. This team will…
Gabriel Torok is CEO of Preemptive Solutions. They sell the Dotfuscator, which lets developers protect their programs against reverse engineering while making them smaller and more efficient. Here Mike Hall interviews
Gabriel about how Dotfuscator works.
Phishing attacks are becoming more frequent. What's a phish attack? When a criminal makes an email that looks like it came from a company like eBay. Tricks the user into entering passwords or credit card numbers. Here's some things to do to protect yourself.
Developers are being asked to create more secure code. The next version of Visual C++, code-named Whidbey, will introduce several new security-protection capabilities. Here Scott Currie, Scott Currie, program manager of Visual C++ discusses the new security-focused
Stephen Toulouse works in the security response center at Microsoft. This is the group that goes to work when a new vulnerability or attack is discovered around the world. During a crisis they'll work around the clock to help customers.
Microsoft's Security Response Center gets a lot of email sent to its
email@example.com alias. Stephen kept talking about "responsible disclosure" with us so we wanted to find out just what he meant by that.
Stephen Toulouse is a security program manager with Microsoft's security response center.
The security response center is the team (and place) that goes into action when a new vulnerability or attack on one of Microsoft's products or customers is found and reported to
"Teens need more security," Dan Appleman says. Here's the other videos from Dan:
On a security crusade.
Where are teenagers feeling computing pain?
What are some security tips?
How does a teenager differ from a software developer?
You can read more from Dan on his blog.