The MSRC "Update Tuesday"; Week Prior to RSA

The MSRC: “Update Tuesday” Week Prior to RSA Day 2 at RSA has reminded us that we certainly are arriving in San Francisco after a big week in Redmond.  Our team, which manages vulnerabilities and releases security updates AND manages security incidents, had an opportunity to exercise all of our expertise last week with the release…

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Bill Gates Keynote: Internet Explorer 7.0!

Bill Gates Keynote: Internet Explorer 7.0! I am absolutely ecstatic to repeat Bill Gates’ announcement this morning at RSA that there will indeed be an Internet Explorer 7.0!  The Internet Explorer team is a great bunch of people who’ve been watching the interest in new functionality and security intently.  Internet Explorer is one of the…

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Kevin Kean, Director with the MSRC

Kevin Kean, Director with the MSRC My first impression of RSA this year is  – wow RSA has really grown!  The scale reminds me of some of the networking shows a few years ago.  This morning a huge number of people were signing up for the full conference.  For anyone familiar with the Moscone center…

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Stephen Toulouse, Security Program Manager with the MSRC

Stephen Toulouse, Security Program Manager with the MSRC My introduction to security response was the Slammer attack.  I’d been on the MSRC team for all of a month, and suddenly this attack on SQL servers appears, even impacting the Internet!  I had just moved up to Seattle and was trying to sell my old house,…

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Simon Conant, Security Program Manager with the MSRC

Simon Conant, Security Program Manager with the MSRC As the newest member of the team, I flew into Redmond on the Sunday before February’s “Update Tuesday” (i.e. the release of Microsoft’s February security updates).  Although originally from New Zealand, I’m moving right now from Germany, where for the past few years I have worked for…

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Meet Debby Fry Wilson, Director with the MSRC

Meet Debby Fry Wilson, Director with the MSRC As Director of the Security Response Center within the Microsoft Security Business and Technology Unit, I’m really pleased that the MSRC is able to participate in this year’s RSA.  Indeed, a year ago, our team didn’t travel to RSA because we were deep in midst of implementing…

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Welcome to the MSRC at RSA

Welcome to the MSRC at RSA Thanks for checking out the Microsoft Security Response Center blog from RSA.  While it’s not quite RSA yet, we wanted to take the opportunity to welcome you all and give you a little insight into what you can expect to see on the MSRC blog as we head into RSA.  First, we’d…

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