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Microsoft SDL Progress Report

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  • Version: 1.0
  • Category: Document
  • Language: English

Progress reducing software vulnerabilities and developing threat mitigations at Microsoft (2004 – 2010).

  • In this report you’ll learn about the evolution of the Microsoft Security Development Lifecycle (SDL) and the progress Microsoft has made in using the SDL and security science to reduce vulnerabilities and mitigate threats to Microsoft software and services.


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SDLProgressReport.pdfb304fd8ed07620f7c6cddb30850dbb96e7e49adc1.47 MB
SDLProgressReport.xps930c1ce175c148674f83108f8e75e1eccf289cc31.92 MB

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This download includes .xps files. XPS was a Microsoft document format intended to replace PDF. To view these files, you may need to install the XPS Essentials Pack.

System Requirements

Operating Systems: Windows 7, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows XP

  • Any supported Operating System

Installation Instructions

  • Download the Microsoft SDL Progress Report. Available as a .PDF or .XPS. In order to view the .XPS document, you will need to install the reader (included in Windows 7 and Windows Vista).

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