Steve Riley on Security

Formerly of Microsoft's Trustworthy Computing Group.

July, 2006

  • Mandatory integrity control in Windows Vista

    One of my favorite new security features in Windows Vista is Mandatory Integrity Control (MIC). It’s a classical computer science concept from the 1970s that’s finally getting its first commercial implementation—and of this I’m quite proud. While discretionary...
  • Speaking at TechMentor and WinConnections again

    Looks like this is becoming a regular thing for me. I like both these events very much. Their smaller size allows me to spend more time with individual folks between sessions. TechMentor is 9-13 October in Las Vegas. I'm delivering three presentations...
  • Configure your router to block DOS attempts

    Some time ago I had a discussion with a friend. He disagreed with my recommendations on how to configure a border router and the firewall behind it. I claimed that in the border router between you and your ISP, configure the six rules to block most denial...