Billions of Data, One Cybersecurity Report. Now available – SIRv17

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New Microsoft Security Intelligence Report Application for Windows

Today we are pleased to announce the availability of a new Microsoft Security Intelligence Report (SIR) desktop application. This app works on Windows 7 and Windows 8 and is designed to provide our readers with an enhanced way to access the vast amount of threat intelligence contained in the SIR.  Here’s a summary of the new SIR app’s key features:..  Read more

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Malicious Websites Now the Top Threat to the Enterprise

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On The Origins of Malware: Are Malware Hosting Sites in Your State or Region?

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RSA Conference 2013: Microsoft Keynote, Threat Landscape Session and Party

This year’s RSA Conference is next week at the Moscone Center in San Francisco.  If you are planning to attend, there are a few activities that I want to call to your attention. 

Microsoft’s Keynote
On Tuesday, February 26 at 8:50am PST,
Scott Charney, Corporate Vice President, Trustworthy Computing, will deliver a keynote titled “Making a Case for Security Optimism.”  In the keynote, Scott will share his viewpoint on key security industry accomplishments that will have long-term impact and together form a basis for optimism.

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Connections Among Socio-Economic Factors, Public Policies and Cybersecurity Outcomes

This week we published a special edition to the Microsoft Security Intelligence Report titled “Linking Cybersecurity Outcomes and Policies.” The report contains a new methodology for identifying the linkages between socio-economic factors, public policies, and cybersecurity outcomes. We are making this report available to help encourage further discussion and research on the relationship between policy decisions and technical outcomes. This post is intended to help provide insight into the methodology that was used in the analysis. 

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Special Edition Security Intelligence Report Released – How Socio-economic Factors Affect Regional Malware Rates

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Microsoft Security Intelligence Report Volume 13 Released

This morning, Adrienne Hall, General Manager for Trustworthy Computing delivered a keynote speech at RSA Europe and announced the availability of the Microsoft Security Intelligence Report volume 13 (SIRv13).  It’s hard to believe that it’s been over six years since we published the first volume of the report.  The report has evolved a lot since then, but our goal has always remained the same: to provide our customers with the most comprehensive view into the threat landscape so they can make informed risk management decisions. 

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