New Reference Paper on Exposure of Sensitive Information from the Microsoft SDL Team

The Microsoft Security Development Lifecycle (SDL) team has released a new Quick Security Reference white paper addressing “Exposure of Sensitive Information.”  The Exposure of Sensitive Information paper is intended to help information professionals gain a more thorough understanding of how to identify and address exposure of sensitive information vulnerabilities in software.


Microsoft Issues “Cyber Monday” Security Shopping Tips for Consumers

Monday, November 29 will be this year’s Cyber Monday,  the Monday following the Friday after Thanksgiving Day, and the second busiest online shopping day of the year in the United States.  Cyber Monday is also one of the busiest online shopping days in the United Kingdom, Germany, and France.      For the millions of…


New Microsoft research shows parents and educators concerned about cyberbullying, but still not a top priority for schools

We’ve just released some new research conducted for Microsoft by Cross-Tab Marketing Services & Telecommunications Research Group.  The survey of 505 parents of 5-18 year-olds, and 495 educators from middle, junior and high schools in the U.S. was conducted online between September 21st and October 4th, 2010. The survey found that while most are concerned…


Peter Cullen keynote address at today’s FOSI Conference

This morning at the Family Online Safety Institute Conference in Washington, D.C., Peter Cullen, GM Trustworthy Computing Group and Chief Privacy Strategist for Microsoft delivered the following keynote address:   Good morning.  Thank you for having me.  It is a privilege to be among such an impressive collection of worldwide experts in cutting-edge fields.  …