Wednesday, April 24, 2013

New Security Tools and updates

Introducing EMET v4 Beta
The Enhanced Mitigation Experience Toolkit (EMET) is a free utility that helps prevent memory corruption vulnerabilities in software from being successfully exploited for code execution. Improvements in v4 are designed to enable EMET to be an effective mitigation layer for a wider variety of potential software exploit scenarios, to provide stronger protections against scenarios where EMET protection already exists, and to provide a way to respond to 0 day exploits as soon as possible.


Microsoft Security Intelligence Report Volume 14 Now Available
Volume 14 of the Microsoft Security Intelligence Report (SIR) offers an in-depth perspective on software vulnerabilities and exploits, malware, potentially unwanted software, and malicious websites based on detailed trend analyses over the past several years, with a focus on the second half of 2012. Download the full report, read key findings, and check out the featured article on Measuring Benefits of Real-Time Security Software.


Security Tip of the Month: The Security Response Readiness Assessment
Learn how to use Microsoft’s free Security Response Readiness Assessment tool to help you evaluate the effectiveness of your software security response processes and identify areas for improvement.

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