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  • Blog Post: Windows Vista vs Windows XP SP2 Vulnerability Report 2007

    In the wake of my Windows Vista One Year Vulnerability Report , I have received many questions regarding the current vulnerability record of Windows Vista as compares with Windows XP SP2. This short paper is a compilation of vulnerability data for Microsoft Windows Vista and Microsoft Windows XP SP2...
  • Blog Post: Q1 2008 - Client OS Vulnerability Scorecard

    This paper is a compilation of vulnerability data for client operating systems for the first 3 month, January through March, of 2008. Vulnerabilities and fixes for the following products are discussed: Microsoft Windows Vista Microsoft Windows XP SP2 Red Hat Enterprise Linux Desktop (v. 5 client) Red...
  • Blog Post: UAC, an Excellent Description and Discussion by Crispin Cowan

    I was excited when Dr. Crispin Cowan joined the company a while back - what security person wouldn't be! As one of the key drivers behind StackGuard , Linux Security Modules and co-founder of Immunix, which produced AppArmor - few people are as qualified as Dr. Cowan to talk about security features and...