Roger's Security Blog

As Chief Security Advisor of Microsoft EMEA - lets share interesting security information

April, 2011

  • Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 CC EAL4+ Certified

    On March 24th, we got the certificate for the Common Criteria certification for Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 on EAL 4+. Here are the certified products: http://www.commoncriteriaportal.org/products/ and here you find the certificate . A great job...
  • iPhone saves you the trouble of reporting your working time

    You might know the problem if you are working in consulting: You have to fill out the report, form whom you spent your time. And then you forgot to fill in the tool and all of a sudden you have a hard time figuring out where you have been. There is a...
  • Chris de Burgh: People of the World Stand Up for Freedom

    This is one of the rare more private posts on this blog and this time has nothing to do with security at all. Since ages one singer was always part of my wife’s and my live: Chris de Burgh. And even if it is uncool in our kid’s world, they love him and...
  • Cyber Security: The Road Ahead

    This paper by the Geneva Centre for the Democratic Control of Armed Forces (DCAF) was just brought to my attention. A piece of work, which is definitely worth working through. It lays out the problem space and then does a deep dive into the different...
  • A Security Comparison: Microsoft Office vs. Oracle Openoffice

    Actually, there is not much to say about this. It is a blog post by CanegieMellon called A Security Comparison: Microsoft Office vs. Oracle Openoffice and just does what it says. However, I do not particularly like the security comparison of products...
  • Six predictions for CIOs

    An interesting article by ISACA: Six predictions for CIOs . Here they are: Prediction 1: Cloud computing is here to stay and will become business as usual. Prediction 2: Virtualization will be a catalyst that drives IT modernization. Prediction 3: IT...
  • BPOS-Federal got FISMA Certification

    Great progress on our Cloud: Our BPOF-Federal solution has received FISMA certification and accreditation: BPOS-Federal & FISMA Yes, we really have it for BPOS-F Roger