Microsoft Privacy & Safety

Microsoft's Approach to Helping Protect Privacy and Safety Online

June, 2009

  • Constructing an Information Age Model for Federal Cybersecurity

    Today on the Microsoft on the Issues Blog : Posted by Scott Charney Corporate Vice President, Trustworthy Computing As I blogged last month , the increasing quantity and sophistication of cyber attacks requires a comprehensive and coordinated strategy...
  • Survey says: Security the top challenge for IT pros

    From the Microsoft Forefront blog : Today Microsoft released findings from a survey of 1200+ IT professionals in the US, UK, Germany and Japan. Some of the top findings about their opinions on IT in a recession, priorities and where they are investing...
  • The Week in Privacy

    1. Behavioral Targeting before Congress. On Thursday, the House subcommittee on communication and consumer protection held a hearing on the data collection practices of Internet companies. The Wall Street Journal reports that, “Lawmakers in the House...
  • Bing helps keep the web safer with malware filter

    From the Bing Blog : Bing and Security: We at Bing absolutely believe that security is one of our top priorities. We will keep investing in security, as one of our primary goals is to protect and secure our users and provide them a safe search...
  • Bing Safe Search Update

    From the Bing Blog : You may have read our post last week where we talked about how Smart Motion Preview and SafeSearch work together. As we mentioned, Microsoft is never done when it comes to providing tools to help customers, whether they are...
  • Data Mining May be Headed to the U.S. Supreme Court

    Business Week has a story out this week about how a case involving a New Hampshire law barring data mining on drug prescription data, that could have a profound impact on data mining across industries: IMS Health ( RX ) has built a lucrative niche...
  • Kim Cameron's Proposal for a Common Identity Framework

    From Kim Cameron's blog : Today I am posting a new paper called, Proposal for a Common Identity Framework: A User-Centric Identity Metasystem . Good news: it doesn’t propose a new protocol! Instead, it attempts to crisply articulate the requirements...
  • Bing Smart Motion Preview and SafeSearch

    The Bing team address concerns about the Bing SafeSearch settings on their blog: One important conversation going on right now is about unwanted adult video content within this feature. To start with, by default in Bing (and in Live Search before...
  • Information Cards in Industry Verticals

    Kim Cameron,Chief Architect of Identity at Microsoft, writes on his Identity Blog : The recent European Identity Conference , hosted in Munich by the analyst firm Kuppinger Cole , had great content inspiring an ongoing stream of interesting conversations...
  • An Important Step in Advancing Cybersecurity

    Posted by Scott Charney, on the Microsoft On the Issues Blog: Corporate Vice President, Trustworthy Computing Today I had the privilege of attending an event at the White House where President Barack Obama announced the results of the 60-day cybersecurity...