Security Minded - from Kai the Security Guy

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

February, 2009

  • Is Cloud Computing Really Risk Transference?

    The current buzz in the technology industry is all about this idea of Cloud Computing. It goes by many many names but we’ll just stick with this one to eliminate confusion. Sure, it’s a great idea and vendors are talking about “moving your data to the...
  • Sweetie…can I make some security modifications to the car?

    This is just too awesome to miss. I always enjoy a good video, especially when it relates to security. I just recently bought a new SUV (traded in the 2004 Mustang GT convertible) with the new baby and now I’m very sad that I forgot to ask for this option...
  • Hello Baby!

    Frantic in Dallas I’m back…after a long absence. The last 3 months or so have been crazy in my life. After my trip to London and Edinburgh in mid-September, I returned home patiently awaiting the delivery of our son in late-October. We went to the doctor...
  • Hyper-V Security Guide goes Beta

    Well, I told everyone last year on my Virtualization Security Tour that this thing was coming out soon! Well, we released a Beta of the document on our Beta site , which you should join if you haven’t already. One of my jobs is to help do technical review...
  • ALERT: $250,000 Reward

    REDMOND, Wash. — Feb. 12, 2009 — Today, Microsoft Corp. announced a partnership with technology industry leaders and academia to implement a coordinated, global response to the Conficker (aka Downadup) worm. Together with security researchers, Internet...