In today’s complex and regulated environment, organizations need to focus on building more secure solutions that deliver value to their customers, partners, and shareholders. Through the Security Engineering Portal, we’re sharing what we’ve learned through our decades of experience implementing and continuously improving security-aware software development, operational management, and threat-mitigation practices that are essential to the strong protection of services and data.

Explore the following development guidance, models, and tools to get started.


Microsoft also has specialized groups and teams to provide intensive focus on specific security issues, including:
  •  The Microsoft Digital Crimes Unit, which brings together experts who are dedicated to disrupting cybercrime threats such as botnet-driven internet attacks and online child sexual exploitation. 
  •  The Microsoft Security Response Center, led by some of the world’s most experienced security experts, which delivers a worldwide security response, collaborates with the security community to help improve customer security, advances innovation in the security landscape, provides authoritative security guidance, and publishes the semi-annual Security Intelligence Report. 
  •  The Windows Defender Security Intelligence Center, which is the antimalware research-and-response organization within Microsoft that protects computer systems from malicious software attacks. The center continuously monitors millions of computers worldwide, gathering and analyzing threat data. With help from researchers around the world, it can identify and mitigate new threats within hours of their discovery.