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Elevation of Privilege (EoP) Threat Modeling Card Game

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  • Version: 1
  • Category: Document
  • Language: English

Elevation of Privilege (EoP) is the easy way to get started threat modeling. It is a card game that developers, architects or security experts can play.

  • Elevation of Privilege (EoP) is the easy way to get started threat modeling. It is designed to make threat modeling easy and accessible for developers and architects. Threat modeling is a core security practice during the design phase of the Microsoft Security Development Lifecycle (SDL). The EoP card game helps examine possible threats to software and computer system. This game is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 United States License. Native files of the game are made available to allow editing, localization, and printing of the game. To view the full content of this license, visit


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EoP_Card Game Images.pdf
SHA1: 9515b26f20337abe33d14d7b72c373f4704a8c01
4.17 MB
SHA1: e5311d02403774457a2df0527eb5f35206e4e4cf
85.77 MB
SHA1: 95acc37c99a4519482926b1158198870c1536348
545 KB
EoP_Score Card.pdf
SHA1: 396b0c520fe2d729f55c6242e67c0b312e31e446
270 KB
SHA1: 46bf2a4d8977f8f3bf7ffbf50116f4554fead8d6
259 KB

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System Requirements

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

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