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I'm the Microsoft Security Development Lifecycle (SDL) Product Management guy.

Apple, Google and Others Agree to Provide Privacy Policy Option for Mobile Developers | threatpost

I’m glad to see more companies working to improve privacy policies for mobile developers. Great...

Author: Georgeo Xavier Pulikkathara Date: 02/24/2012

Security Development Conference 2012

Security Development Conference 2012  www.securitydevelopmentconference.com Registration for...

Author: Georgeo Xavier Pulikkathara Date: 02/20/2012

Financial Services Industry Employs Microsoft SDL In New Secure Software Model - Dark Reading

Financial Services Industry Employs Microsoft SDL In New Secure Software Model - Dark Reading  ...

Author: Georgeo Xavier Pulikkathara Date: 02/01/2012

Slammed And Blasted A Decade Ago, Microsoft Got Serious About Security | threatpost

Slammed And Blasted A Decade Ago, Microsoft Got Serious About Security | threatpost   Great...

Author: Georgeo Xavier Pulikkathara Date: 01/18/2012

The Evolution of Elevation - Threat Modeling, Microsoft | TechNet

The Evolution of Elevation - Threat Modeling, Microsoft | TechNet   Cool article by Dana Epp,...

Author: Georgeo Xavier Pulikkathara Date: 01/18/2012

The Threat Landscape in India – More Active Than First Thought - Microsoft Security Blog - Site Home - TechNet Blogs

The worms are back in full force. Check out the threat landscape in India. Five of the top ten...

Author: Georgeo Xavier Pulikkathara Date: 01/04/2012

Microsoft Boosts Office 365 Regulatory Compliance | PCWorld Business Center

“In the U.S., for contracts with health-care companies that have to comply with the Health Insurance...

Author: Georgeo Xavier Pulikkathara Date: 12/14/2011

TechNet Blogs–Microsoft Security Blog - What You Should Know About Drive-By Download Attacks - Part 1 by Tim Rains

Making sure everyone saw another great blog post by Tim Rains. Tim provides some great information...

Author: Georgeo Xavier Pulikkathara Date: 12/08/2011

RSA Conference: Fred Stock: Secure Habits: Microsoft Security Development Lifecycle Process

Wow! That’s all I have to say. Thank you Fred Stock for the very nice compliment on our Microsoft...

Author: Georgeo Xavier Pulikkathara Date: 12/02/2011

The Curious Case of Qatar - Microsoft Security Blog - Site Home - TechNet Blogs

Tim Rains does a great write up on locations with the greatest malware infection rates. From the...

Author: Georgeo Xavier Pulikkathara Date: 11/22/2011

Determining the Geolocation of Systems Infected with Malware - Microsoft Security Blog - Site Home - TechNet Blogs

Very cool article by Tim Rains on Malware infection rate data. For those of you who remember Tim,...

Author: Georgeo Xavier Pulikkathara Date: 11/15/2011

New Security Development Lifecycle Industry Talk Wall Now Live - Softpedia

We launched the SDL Industry Talk site last week, and we’re slowly getting some good press coverage...

Author: Georgeo Xavier Pulikkathara Date: 11/09/2011

Protecting you from malware - Building Windows 8 - Site Home - MSDN Blogs

Great blog post by Steven Sinofsky from the Windows division, reminding folks that Windows 8 is...

Author: Georgeo Xavier Pulikkathara Date: 09/15/2011

Microsoft Releases New Versions of Software Security Tools | threatpost

Threatpost coverage of our August SDL security tools release. Microsoft Releases New Versions of...

Author: Georgeo Xavier Pulikkathara Date: 08/31/2011

Updated SDL Tools Available - The Security Development Lifecycle - Site Home - MSDN Blogs

Monty LaRue and the SDL Engineering team today released updates to the SDL threat modeling tool,...

Author: Georgeo Xavier Pulikkathara Date: 08/25/2011

Record profits equal a failing company? Color me confused | TechRepublic

Great article on the press coverage around Microsoft. Bottom Line is UP Front (BLUF) on this...

Author: Georgeo Xavier Pulikkathara Date: 07/27/2011

Mitigating Software Vulnerabilities - Security Research & Defense - Site Home - TechNet Blogs

Matt Miller did a great job writing this white paper. I know that a bunch of folks in our Chief...

Author: Georgeo Xavier Pulikkathara Date: 07/12/2011

Global critical infrastructure supplier uses Microsoft SDL to reduce cyber attack risk - 7/11/2011 - Computer Weekly

Great article on a company that organically implemented the Microsoft Security Development Lifecycle...

Author: Georgeo Xavier Pulikkathara Date: 07/11/2011

Battling the Rustock Threat - Microsoft on the Issues - Site Home - TechNet Blogs

  Great blog post on what has been done to date to battle the Rustock botnet. For the full...

Author: Georgeo Xavier Pulikkathara Date: 07/06/2011

Update software to reduce risk of cyber attack, top suppliers tell business - 6/29/2011 - Computer Weekly

  Quote, “Businesses are unnecessarily exposing themselves to cyber attack simply by failing to...

Author: Georgeo Xavier Pulikkathara Date: 06/29/2011

Facebook to Use Microsoft’s PhotoDNA Technology to Combat Child Exploitation - Microsoft on the Issues - Site Home - TechNet Blogs

  I love it when my company does something really worthwhile. Go Microsoft. Facebook to Use...

Author: Georgeo Xavier Pulikkathara Date: 06/08/2011

Happy 1st Birthday, Visual Studio 2010! - Somasegar's WebLog - Site Home - MSDN Blogs

  Very cool blog post by Soma Somasegar. Happy 1st Birthday, Visual Studio 2010! - Somasegar's...

Author: Georgeo Xavier Pulikkathara Date: 05/07/2011

Google Airs Its Cloud Security -- Redmondmag.com

  Thinking of breaking into Google's datacenters to steal information? Think again. Google Airs...

Author: Georgeo Xavier Pulikkathara Date: 05/07/2011

Oracle Subpoenas Apache in Google Android Lawsuit - Mobile and Wireless - News & Reviews - eWeek.com

  “Oracle's lawyers probably want to show to the court that Apache has always been aware of the...

Author: Georgeo Xavier Pulikkathara Date: 05/07/2011

Visual Studio 2010 SP1: What's in It for You -- Redmond Developer News

  “Visual Studio 2010 Service Pack 1 is a reminder that beta software isn't good for production...

Author: Georgeo Xavier Pulikkathara Date: 05/07/2011

Developer Interest In Android Tablets Stalls -- InformationWeek

  This stand out for me. It spells trouble for the Android tablets. “Motorola's XOOM tablet has...

Author: Georgeo Xavier Pulikkathara Date: 05/06/2011

Silverlight Code: Reduce, Reuse and Recycle -- Visual Studio Magazine

  The Three R's concept focuses on extracting maximum benefit while generating minimum waste....

Author: Georgeo Xavier Pulikkathara Date: 05/06/2011

Visual Basic and C# at the Crossroads -- Visual Studio Magazine

“At the time, Wiltamuth wrote, Microsoft wanted Visual Basic .NET to appeal to Visual Basic 6...

Author: Georgeo Xavier Pulikkathara Date: 05/06/2011

Microsoft Helps Developers Move From iOS to Windows Phone 7

  These codes let developers migrate "short blobs" of their iOS code. Microsoft Helps...

Author: Georgeo Xavier Pulikkathara Date: 05/06/2011

Download details: Microsoft SDL Progress Report

  Get your copy here. Progress reducing software vulnerabilities and developing threat...

Author: Georgeo Xavier Pulikkathara Date: 04/25/2011

Microsoft alerts business to cost benefits of secure software - 4/5/2011 - Computer Weekly

  Most of the thousands of high severity vulnerability disclosures in applications each year...

Author: Georgeo Xavier Pulikkathara Date: 04/25/2011

Microsoft, i4i at Supreme Court: ‘Patent law at a crossroads’? | The Microsoft Blog - seattlepi.com

  For anyone interested in patents and trademarks, this is a good read and worth following to...

Author: Georgeo Xavier Pulikkathara Date: 04/15/2011

Attack Surface Analyzer demonstration and Q&A session: Noon Thursday @ RSA - The Security Development Lifecycle - Site Home - MSDN Blogs

  The Microsoft Security Engineering team did a great job with the Attack Surface Analyzer tool...

Author: Georgeo Xavier Pulikkathara Date: 04/08/2011

Download and read: MidAmerican SDL Chronicles

  An inside look at MidAmerican's 273-day quest to transform its process and culture on the way...

Author: Georgeo Xavier Pulikkathara Date: 04/08/2011

Microsoft to spend over $8bn on cloud strategy this year - Computer Business Review

  Microsoft is all in. Our long term company strategy is called three screens and a cloud....

Author: Georgeo Xavier Pulikkathara Date: 04/08/2011

Five Reasons You Should Switch to IE9 - PCWorld Business Center

  I’ve been gone for a few weeks, but I’m back in the office and officially using the new RTM...

Author: Georgeo Xavier Pulikkathara Date: 04/01/2011

SailPoint takes identity management to the cloud - Computerworld

  “SailPoint announced it is now supplying connectors for pulling user information related to...

Author: Georgeo Xavier Pulikkathara Date: 03/31/2011

Facebook Scams Succeed Because Friends Don't Warn Each Other: Survey - Security - News & Reviews - eWeek.com

  Wow…. Someone please warn me if you see crazy stuff happening on my Facebook page… “In a...

Author: Georgeo Xavier Pulikkathara Date: 03/31/2011

Microsoft Hunting Rustock Controllers — Krebs on Security

  “Microsoft’s recent takedown of the world’s largest spam engine offered tantalizing new clues...

Author: Georgeo Xavier Pulikkathara Date: 03/31/2011

For your consideration: The SDL Progress Report - The Security Development Lifecycle - Site Home - MSDN Blogs

  Dave Ladd provides a great write up here on the SDL Progress Report. Definitely worth...

Author: Georgeo Xavier Pulikkathara Date: 03/31/2011

Software Security Consulting | Microsoft Security Development Lifecycle

  Software Security Consulting | Microsoft Security Development Lifecycle

Author: Georgeo Xavier Pulikkathara Date: 03/31/2011

Download details: MidAmerican SDL Chronicles

  Download details: MidAmerican SDL Chronicles

Author: Georgeo Xavier Pulikkathara Date: 03/31/2011

Resources: Videos - Microsoft Security Development Lifecycle (SDL)

  Be sure to check out our SDL Tools videos here. The Program Managers and tools developers...

Author: Georgeo Xavier Pulikkathara Date: 03/31/2011

Microsoft urges developers to design threat mitigations into software - IT News from V3.co.uk

  Read more about the Microsoft SDL Progress Report here. Microsoft urges developers to design...

Author: Georgeo Xavier Pulikkathara Date: 03/31/2011

Schneier on Security: Internet Quarantines

  Interesting ideas on Internet quarantines and the challenges we face as an industry if we go...

Author: Georgeo Xavier Pulikkathara Date: 12/07/2010

Google admits Street View cars DID take emails and passwords from computers | Mail Online

  Secure your wireless with WPA2, and turn off your SSID broadcasts to secure your home...

Author: Georgeo Xavier Pulikkathara Date: 10/25/2010

SDL Tools Videos Coming Soon…

  I’m working with the Microsoft SDL team to make some how to videos on the Microsoft SDL...

Author: Georgeo Xavier Pulikkathara Date: 10/14/2010

Sensor-driven UIs will push smartphone application development - SD Times: Software Development News

  I’m not sure how they plan to use gyroscopes with apps, but this looks like smartphones are...

Author: Georgeo Xavier Pulikkathara Date: 10/14/2010

What application developers really want | Application development - InfoWorld

  “Incomplete or garbled business requirements are the bane of enterprise application...

Author: Georgeo Xavier Pulikkathara Date: 10/14/2010

Google defends Germany Street View rollout | Technology | guardian.co.uk

  I think this falls under the heading of just because you can, doesn’t mean you should. Google...

Author: Georgeo Xavier Pulikkathara Date: 10/13/2010

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