Microsoft Security Updates November 2015

Microsoft posted four critical bulletins today, along with another eight rated Important and lesser. Microsoft’s summary is at the Technet site. All in all, the software maker is patching a large number of vulnerabilities this month, with 37 CVE listed vulnerabilities being fixed with the four critical Bulletins alone. Read Full Article

The Power of V&V

A secure system – especially a system that is used to provide security – has to be trusted. But what underpins that trust? What proof do we have that the main components of our trusted system are implemented properly and won’t fail at a critical moment? Read Full Article

What is a secure OS?

An operating system can be compared to a shield. All additional built-in security capabilities are rivets on the shield. What is more important is the architecture, the principles underlying the OS. This determines whether the shield will be made of paper, plywood or steel. Read Full Article