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Month Archives: September 2016

BlueHat IL 2017 Announced

Wednesday, September 28, 2016

Microsoft is thrilled to announce BlueHat IL 2017. This will mark the first time BlueHat is held in Tel Aviv and it will take place on January 24-25, 2017. Given its location, Israel further serves as a harness which draws in researchers from across Europe, Asia and the Middle East.

Security Engineering Evolution in Office 2016 for Mac

Wednesday, September 28, 2016

Security is a critical component in all our products at Microsoft. An emphasis on strong security starts at the beginning of all our work, including threat modelling as part of the design process and the consideration of Apple’s own security recommendations for our products on Apple’s platforms. As an example of this approach, I’d like to share some of the work we’re doing to help secure Mac Office 2016.

Update to the Microsoft Edge Web Platform on Windows Insider Preview Bug Bounty Program terms

Wednesday, September 28, 2016

On August 4, 2016 we launched a bounty program that targets Remote Code Execution (RCE) vulnerabilities in Microsoft Edge on the Windows Insider Preview Slow (WIP slow). Today, we will be making additions to this bounty program. Since security is a continuous effort and not a destination, we prioritize acquiring different types of vulnerabilities in different points of time.