Microsoft Starts Windows 7 Blog

<a href="">Redmond Magazine</a>, <a href="">InformationWeek</a>

Jim Manico, OWASP Global Board Member

August 15, 2008

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Microsoft has launched a blog to keep the world abreast of progress on its next-gen Windows 7 operating system.Hosted by Microsoft SVPs Jon DeVaan and Steven Sinofsky, the Engineering Windows 7 (E7) blog aims to get a dialogue flowing among the company, partners and customers. "Windows has all the challenges of every large scale software project -- picking features, designing them, developing them, and delivering them with high quality...We strongly believe that success for Windows 7 includes an open and honest, and two-way, discussion about how we balance all of these interests and deliver software on the scale of Windows," states the first blog entry.

Windows 7, due out in early 2010, is being built on Windows Vista's kernel, which means applications that are not compatible with Vista won't be compatible with Windows 7.Redmond Magazine, InformationWeek

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Jim Manico

OWASP Global Board Member

Jim Manico is a Global Board Member for the OWASP foundation where he helps drive the strategic vision for the organization. OWASP's mission is to make software security visible, so that individuals and organizations worldwide can make informed decisions about true software security risks. OWASP's AppSecUSA<> conferences represent the nonprofit's largest outreach efforts to advance its mission of spreading security knowledge, for more information and to register, see here<>. Jim is also the founder of Manicode Security where he trains software developers on secure coding and security engineering. He has a 18 year history building software as a developer and architect. Jim is a frequent speaker on secure software practices and is a member of the JavaOne rockstar speaker community. He is the author of Iron-Clad Java: Building Secure Web Applications<> from McGraw-Hill and founder of Brakeman Pro. Investor/Advisor for Signal Sciences.

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