Show 006 – The Impact of Software Security on Microsoft – An Interview with Michael Howard

by rmacmich on Thursday, September 28, 2006

Michael Howard

The sixth episode of the show features an interview with Michael Howard, the Senior Security Program Manager of Microsoft’s Security Technology Unit. Michael has been at Microsoft since 1992 and discusses what it has been like watching the company come to grips with software security. Michael continues to play a key roll in implementing the Trustworthy Computing Initiative at Microsoft. Gary and Michael also discuss the security features of Windows Vista and Michael’s recommendations for the two most important best practices when developing secure software. Listen for a startling revelation about Michael’s choice of a “desert island book.”