Steve Riley on Security

Formerly of Microsoft's Trustworthy Computing Group.

June, 2005

  • Article in the works: trusting your administrators

    At TechEd US this year Jesper and I noted a new worry many of you were having: trusting your administrators. Or, more accurately it seems, an inability to trust your administrators. This is troubling, since these are the people who have unfettered access...
  • TechEd 2005 Worldwide

    As usual, I'm speaking at several TechEds around the world. Here's the list: Europe , in Amsterdam (4-8 July) Japan, in Yokohama (2-5 August) Asia , in Singapore (24-26 August) New Zealand , in Auckland (28-31 August) Australia , in Gold Coast (31...
  • All done for another year: TechEd US 2005

    Ah well, antother TechEd has come and gone. These have become my most favorite events -- the amount and quality of customer interaction simply increases year after year. You know you guys are really finally starting to understand it all! :) I get better...
  • Bug in the book: Appendix C, hosts file

    Somehow this escaped our notice during the proof phase, but the hosts file that's printed in the book (and burned on the CD-ROM) is completely bogus. It actually blocks a number of very good sites that have anti-spyware software and even blocks MVPS.org...
  • Securing Terminal Services over the Internet

    In my presentation on remote access at TechEd, I gave three scenarios: web-based access to internal resources, published with ISA Server "desktop over the Internet" using Terminal Services and the remote desktop web connection full IP-based...