Microsoft's worldwide threat assessment
by Mirko Zorz - Editor in Chief - Wednesday, 31 October 2012.
In this podcast recorded at RSA Conference Europe 2012, Tim Rains, the Director of Product Management at Microsoft's TWC group, talks about volume 13 of Microsoft's Security Intelligence Report which analyzes the threat landscape of exploits, vulnerabilities, and malware using data from Internet services and over 600 million computers worldwide.

The report also includes deep analysis of trends found in more than 100 countries/regions around the world and offers suggestions to help manage risks to your organization, software, and people.

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Tim Rains is the Director of Product Management at Microsoft's TWC group. Tim and his team of product managers support the Microsoft Security Response Center (MSRC), the Microsoft Malware Protection Center (MMPC), and the Microsoft Security Engineering Center (MSEC) which includes the Security Development Lifecycle (SDL) and Security Science. Among other things, Tim's team manages production of the Microsoft Security Intelligence Report.

Tim has worked in several roles at Microsoft including the Senior Public Relations Manager of Security Response at Microsoft, Senior Product Manager of the Microsoft Malware Protection Center, Program Manager of the Windows Network Diagnostics team, Technical Lead on the Security Incident Response team in the Product Support Services (PSS) Security team and Technical Lead on the PSS Windows Server Networking team.

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