Thursday, September 18, 2008

Links for 2008-09-18

Interesting links gathered from all over the Internet

Security Development Lifecycle - The Microsoft Security Development Lifecycle (SDL) is the industry-leading software security assurance process. A Microsoft-wide initiative and a mandatory policy since 2004, SDL has played a critical role in embedding security and privacy into Microsoft software and culture. Combining a holistic and practical approach, SDL introduces security and privacy early and throughout the development process. It has led Microsoft to measurable and widely recognized security improvements in flagship products such as Windows Vista and SQL Server. As part of its commitment to supporting a more secure and trustworthy computing ecosystem, Microsoft is making SDL process guidance, tools and training available for every developer. more...
(tags: security)

Saturday, September 13, 2008


October 2007 Microsoft launched this product , but I came across it recently through the MS download notification newsletter which a receive every saturday.

What is it ?

With HealthVault MS has created a platform for registration your medical data. You can decide to share this data with your doctor etc. This data can also be collected from all kind of devices like bloodpressure meters etc. by means of a HealthVault Desktop application.

The service is only offered in the US at the moment. I predict that this service will be very populair based on the success of products like the Nintendo Wii Fit.


Of course Google has a similar product, called GoogleHealth. I almost signed up untill I saw the User agreement.


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