Steve Riley on Security

Formerly of Microsoft's Trustworthy Computing Group.

May, 2007

  • When you say goodbye to an employee

    ...what do you do with his or her account? Recently this question came up -- someone was asking for guidance on how to handle this very situation. And, as often happens, the question was more about process and policy than anything to do with the technical...
  • TechNet: Exploring the Windows Vista Firewall

    New article up... Back in the days of the paleocomputing era, no one ever thought about installing firewalls on individual computers. Who needed to? Hardly anyone had heard of the Internet, TCP/IP was nowhere in sight, and LAN protocols didn’t route...