Every time Microsoft has released a new version of Windows over the past two decades, the company has raised the bar with improved security and each upgrade immediately becomes a target of hackers and cybercriminals looking to find new holes in the OS. Last year's Windows 10 release and the Anniversary Update release pushed out by Microsoft two months ago are no exception.
In this Redmond Magazine exclusive, Sean Martin use the Black Hat 2016 conference in Las Vegas as the backdrop to uncover and dissect the new features offered by Microsoft in the latest updates offered to their customers.
Thank you to the following presenters and contributors, I couldn't have pulled this piece together without you:
- Nikhil Mittal
- Brad Bussie, STEALTHbits
- David Weston, Microsoft
- Rafal Wojtczuk, Bromium
- Simon Crosby, Bromium
- Demetrios Lazarikos, IT Security Strategist
- Deepak Patel, Imperva
- Eldon Sprickerhoff, eSentire
- David Kennefick, Edgescan