I know that I keep going and going on that. When I talk to customers and mainly to providers of the critical infrastructure about security, one of the key things to me is to keep the software updated. It is about patching and it is about staying on the latest version of your software. To . . . → Read More: Keep all your software updated and current
I know, that’s the second time now I am doing this comparison thingy and I promise that I will stop again and deliver you a cool tool as the next post but I read this article: Why I’ve finally had it with my Linux server and I’m moving back to Windows – be sure that . . . → Read More: Moving from Linux to Windows
I just read this article on Google pulling 50 applications from their Android marketplace (Google uses remote delete to remove Android apps from smartphones – Update). A very good decision as these apps leverage an exploit to access user data.
However, what made me think is that they removed the applications from the devices. This . . . → Read More: Is Remote-Application-Removal Acceptable?
Well, this question was not asked by me but by a guy called Joe Wilcox on Betanews: I sold my soul to Google, can I get it back?. He raises a few points I never really thought of:
While the organizations all charge something, not one puts content behind a true paywall. To do so . . . → Read More: I sold my soul to Google, can I get it back?
I know that I am not an OpenSource expert and to be completely clear: I do not want to complain at all but I would definitely think whether I would bet my company’s business processes on it… Let me give you my story . . . → Read More: Support and OpenSource
I think I told the story thousands of time and everybody knows it but I will do it the 1001st time now . When I joined Microsoft and became what is the Chief Security Advisor for Switzerland today, we had an airlift for Windows Server 2003. The Product Manager in Switzerland asked me to keynote . . . → Read More: The Importance of Application Security
The debate is probably as old as the Open Source software development model: Which one is more secure: Open Source or shared source as we at Microsoft run it? I know that we could now enter a religious debate about that, which I do not want to as I do not really believe in the . . . → Read More: Open Source and Hackers
Quite a while ago I blogged about the SharePoint External Collaboration Toolkit. I just wanted to make you aware that this toolkit is now moved to Codeplex and can be found here: http://cks.codeplex.com/
I only believe the statistics I forged myself
So, once more, there is a debate on which browser is the most secure, who fixed which vulnerabilities how fast. The Secunia Report 2008 was just published and it seems that this injects once more the fire about browser security.
Out Jeff Jones just posted at . . . → Read More: Mozilla Patches Fastest. NOT!
Wow, this was impressive: A Swiss Developer posted on Saturday a blog that he found a bug which remained hidden for more than 25 years: When seekdir() Won’t Seek to the Right Position.
BTW: It is in BSD, where the code is available to everyone and as I am told on most of the . . . → Read More: Bug Hidden for more than 25 Years