The subject of software and hardware vulnerability disclosure has been debate time and time again, and most agree that, if possible, vulnerabilities should first be disclosed to the manufacturer / developer, then ultimately to the public if they are too slow to react or decide not to patch it for whatever reason.
Microsoft's SmartScreen application control feature, introduced with Internet Explorer 8 and lately ported to Windows 8 is a good addition to the new OS. It might occasionally block a legitimate app from running, but it will also block many malicious ones, as well. That being said, SmartScreen has its limitations.
Mike Coney is the President and CEO of Unitrends, a provider of data backup and disaster recovery solutions.
In this podcast, recorded at RSA Conference 2013, Coney talks about their product line as well as the company expansion in Europe.
Jeff Jones is a Director at Microsoft Trustworthy Computing. He works with enterprise CSOs and Microsoft's internal security teams to drive security improvements into Microsoft process and products. Among other activities, Jeff contributes research and analysis to the Microsoft Security Intelligence Report.
In this podcast recorded at RSA Conference 2013, Jones takes a broad view of the industry and talks about making a case for security optimism.
Tom Kemp is co-founder and CEO of Centrify Corporation, a software and cloud security provider that delivers solutions that centrally control, secure and audit access to on-premise and cloud-based systems, applications and devices.
In this podcast, Kemp talks about unified identity services, as well as a partnership with Samsung.
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