March, 2005

  • And introducing....

    And introducing.... I’m Mike Reavey the Operations Lead for the Microsoft Security Response Center. I wanted to take a second to introduce myself and what my team does within the MSRC. Have you ever wondered who’s watching secure@microsoft.com around the clock to respond to new vulnerabilities? Or who works with the security researchers, product teams, and external partners to ensure a security update is complete and delivered to our customers? Or maybe who is authoring the bulletins...
  • A little bit about the Security Update Validation Program

    A little bit about the Security Update Validation Program Late last week there was some confusion about the Security Update Validation program, and I wanted to take a minute to explain how the program works and our reasons behind implementing it. To start, the Security Update Validation Program (SUVP) was tested for about a year before we officially announced it in January. It’s a program that seeks to help ensure the quality of security updates, by testing these security updates in...