September, 2008

  • We Live In Interesting Times

    Another six months has passed – must be time for BlueHat, Microsoft’s internal security conference. This one is shaping up to be an interesting one. The early BlueHats were all about the raw technology – Shok blowing out the memory manager, Brett...
  • Using NLP for information gathering

    The Wikipedia page for Natural Language Processing (not the Darren Brown stuff) describes it as “a subfield of artificial intelligence and computational linguistics.” So why am I discussing this on the BlueHat blog? If, like me, you sucked at linguistics...
  • What is SCPcert?

    Handle: Zot IRL: Zot O'Connor Rank: Program Manager 2 Likes: Taking on the enemy with partners, Automating processes, good scotch and bourbon Dislikes: Poor reporting, FUD, miscreants, dangling participles Well it’s been a busy week...
  • Why CERTs are Important to the MSRC

    Handle: Zot IRL: Zot O'Connor Rank: Program Manager 2 Likes: Taking on the enemy with partners, Automating processes, good scotch and bourbon Dislikes: Poor reporting, FUD, miscreants, dangling participles As I am traveling in Europe...
  • Announcing: BlueHat v8!

    Andrew Cushman back again. BlueHat v8 is October 15 th , 16 th and 17 th on the Microsoft campus in Redmond. The BlueHat team selected content that’s especially interesting and topical for Microsoft engineers and execs. We start it off with an Exec...
  • Ruminations on Microsoft’s IE8 XSS Filter

    Hi, Amit Klein from Trusteer here. Awhile ago, David Ross from Microsoft SWI contacted me and asked me if I would like to review the new Internet Explorer 8 XSS Filter. Does a chicken like to peck? ;-) Of course I volunteered. My review was conducted...