Security Minded - from Kai the Security Guy

Some thoughts on security (and other stuff) from a Microsoft security professional

July, 2007

  • The Loss of a Hero: GEN Wayne A. Downing

    For those of you who are frequent readers (or who know me personally), you know that my past is deeply-tied to my coming of age in the 75th Ranger Regiment and the Special Operations community. The man responsible for the creation of this organization...
  • Wow! I wonder who's going to take the heat for this?

    On the topic of "Ouch. Recently a Chinese Jin-class (Type 094) nuclear attack sub was picked up by a popular mapping application (not Windows Local.live.com....but the OTHER guys.) According to the Strategic Security Blog , it was imaged by a Quickbird...
  • Mitnick and Me

    Well, if you've been in the information security business for more than just a few months, you probably know who Kevin Mitnick is. In case you are just joining us, he's one of the most world renown, hacker-turned-security speaker. He even started Mitnick...
  • Apologies to Partners

    It has recently come to my attention that some of the partners who attended my session at the Worldwide Partner Conference in Denver, Colorado last Tuesday were less than pleased with one of the slides I selected in my presentation entitled: Adding a...
  • Terribly Remiss in My Forensics Discussions

    I want to take a moment to correct an oversight I made earlier while discussing Windows forensics resources. That error was the failure to mention one of the foremost experts in the field: Harlan Carvey . Harlan's books have provided me a wealth of information...
  • Partner Love

    Today I'm in Denver speaking at the 2007 Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference. The topic? A little thing I put together entitled "Bad Things Do Happen to Good People: Adding a Security Offering to your Partner Business". Here's the jist of the session...