#TBT : Be Safer–Run as Standard User

For #ThrowBackThursday, I thought it would be good to pull out an oldie but goodie.  The original post was on the “Jeff Jones Security Blog” back before the blog evolved into the Microsoft Security Blog. I’m including the full original text below, but this guidance applies today to whatever PC you are running.  I hope…

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RSA Conference 2014 : Thursday

One of the best things about the RSA Conferenceis the incredible exchange of ideas that takes place, and this year was no exception. Clearly, government surveillance was on the minds of many attendees, and the intersection of security and privacy issues was a prominent theme in many presentations, include the keynote address from Trustworthy Computing…


RSA Conference 2014 : Wednesday

Today at the RSA Conference, we heard from people at the Microsoft booth, including several company representatives and some of the customers who stopped by to talk with them. Many of the thousands of booth visitors were there to see the latest Windows tablets and mobile devices on display. But naturally, many of the discussions…


RSA Conference 2014 : Scott Charney Keynote

In his keynote speech, Trustworthy Computing Corporate Vice President, Scott Charney, discussed “Conundrums in Cyberspace”, along with his take on the sometimes conflicting roles of government as it relates to the internet.  Here is the video of the full keynote. You may also be interested in Scott's Microsoft on the Issues blog post: Conundrums in…

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RSA Conference 2014 : Tuesday

The keynote sessions at the RSA Conference are always compelling. This year’s presentations at the Moscone Center in San Francisco have been some of the best I’ve seen, with a strong focus on government surveillance programs and what they mean for the IT industry. In his keynote speech, Trustworthy Computing Corporate Vice President, Scott Charney,…


RSA Conference 2014 : Monday

Greetings from RSA Conference 2014 in San Francisco. Microsoft is proud to be part of the discussions taking place this week, and we'll be bringing you daily video reports with highlights from the event. Our first installment takes a look at the week ahead, which includes a keynote address from Trustworthy Computing Corporate Vice President,…