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The Threat Landscape in the European Union at RSA Conference Europe 2013

November 4th, 2013 No comments

We had the opportunity to present new findings from the Microsoft Security Intelligence Report volume 15 at RSA Conference Europe last week in Amsterdam. Jeff Jones and I presented some of the new data from the report.

In our session we discussed some of the global threats from the report, as well as a custom analysis on the threat landscape in the European Union (EU). I recently published a blog on the threat landscape in the EU, over on the Microsoft Europe blog, that also includes a new video: Security Intelligence Report: new threat data for the European Union shows that Windows XP is losing pace with attackers. Read more

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Microsoft Security Intelligence Report Volume 15 Now Available!

October 29th, 2013 No comments

This morning, at the RSA Europe conference, Mike Reavey, General Manager for Trustworthy Computing delivered a keynote in which he announced the release of the Microsoft Security Intelligence Report volume 15 (SIRv15).  The Microsoft Security Intelligence Report is the most comprehensive cybersecurity threat intelligence report in the industry that analyzes and provides in-depth perspectives on exploits, vulnerabilities, and malware for more than 100 countries/regions worldwide.  It is designed to provide prescriptive guidance which can help our customers manage risk and protect their assets.

In addition to many other key learnings, the report examines the security risks of running unsupported software and looks at the implications of using Windows XP once support, including security updates, ends on April 8, 2014.  I encourage you to check out my post titled ““New Cybersecurity Report Details Risk of Running Unsupported Software” on the Microsoft on the Issues blog which discusses the data on this topic in greater detail for more information.  To download the new Security Intelligence Report, please visit

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