Mark Russinovich on Trustworthy Computing and Trojan Horse!

About Show #282

Mark Russinovich returns to the show to talk about his new book Trojan Horse and discuss the world of cyberwarfare and malware in general. After scaring the heck out of us with the potential exploitation of computing out there today, the conversation turns to solutions. Mark points out how the white listing approach of iOS and the Apple App Store has been so effective in keeping malware off iOS devices that it is being emulated everywhere, including Microsoft. Richard also pokes at Mark's role around Azure and the cloud - is that where the next generation of exploits will come?


Mark Russinovich is a Technical Fellow in the Windows Azure group at Microsoft. He is a widely recognized expert in Windows operating system internals as well as operating system architecture and design. He is co-author of the Windows Internals book series, the official Microsoft Press book on Windows operating system internals. Russinovich joined Microsoft in 2006 when Microsoft acquired Winternals Software, the company he cofounded in 1996, as well as Sysinternals, where he authors and publishes dozens of popular Windows administration and diagnostic utilities including Autoruns, Process Explorer and Tcpview. He is a featured speaker at major industry conferences including Microsoft's TechEd, WinHEC, and Professional Developers Conference.

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