Third party software is one of the main attack vectors by which Windows systems are attacked, but what can be done about it? In the interests of encouraging exploit mitigation features that can protect against the dangers associated with such vulnerabilities, Microsoft Security Engineering Center personnel have published a paper entitled Mitigating Software Vulnerabilities that makes the case for using exploit mitigation technologies and describes the technologies that are available. You can find out more and find a link to it here:
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Debra Littlejohn Shinder is a technology and security analyst and author specializing in identity, security and cybercrime, utilizing her past experience as a police officer and police academy/criminal justice instructor. She has written numerous books and articles for web and print publications and has been awarded the Microsoft MVP designation for fourteen years in a row.