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Congratulations to the MSRC’s 2020 Most Valuable Security Researchers

Wed, 05/08/2020 - 18:00

Today we announce our Most Valuable Security Researchers for 2020! The MSRC Researcher Recognition program is an integral aspect of recognizing the ongoing partnerships with our community of talented security researchers who report through Coordinated Vulnerability Disclosure (CVD). These recognitions run throughout specific periods of the year and provide regular opportunities to recognize those who …

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Microsoft Bug Bounty Programs Year in Review: $13.7M in Rewards

Tue, 04/08/2020 - 17:58

Security researchers are a vital component of the cybersecurity ecosystem that safeguards every facet of digital life and commerce. The researchers who devote time to uncovering and reporting security issues before adversaries can exploit them have earned our collective respect and gratitude. The security landscape is constantly changing with emerging technology and new threats. By …

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Microsoft Joins Open Source Security Foundation

Mon, 03/08/2020 - 18:00

Microsoft has invested in the security of open source software for many years and today I’m excited to share that Microsoft is joining industry partners to create the Open Source Security Foundation (OpenSSF), a new cross-industry collaboration hosted at the Linux Foundation. The OpenSSF brings together work from the Linux Foundation-initiated Core Infrastructure Initiative (CII), …

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Black Hat 2020: See you in the Cloud!

Fri, 31/07/2020 - 00:35

It hardly feels like summer without the annual trip to Las Vegas for Black Hat USA. With this year’s event being totally cloud based, we won’t have the chance to catch up with security researchers, industry partners, and customers in person, an opportunity we look forward to every year. We’ll still be there though, and …

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