Want to find out more about developing secure software, and learn how to sell your management on the importance of security in your development process? Check out the upcoming webcasts on these topics and more.

Hackers are busier than ever. Do you know how they attack? Is your code ready to stand up against those attacks? If you answered no to either of these questions, join us for the Digital Blackbelt webcast series as Developer Community Champion Joe Stagner discusses security risks, vulnerabilities, and solutions from the software developer's perspective. We will provide real-life examples and security tips and tricks that can help you gain the knowledge and techniques to become an experienced “blackbelt” in writing secure code.

Bonus: Be one of the first 300 to attend six live webcasts in this series (and submit an evaluation) and you will receive an official Microsoft security blackbelt!* And by attending a live webcast in this series and submitting an evaluation, you will qualify to win a Portable Media Center (official rules) pre-loaded with our best security webcasts!


MSDN Webcast: Digital Blackbelt Series: The Software Security Crisis: Selling Management on the Need to Invest in Secure Software Development (Level 100)
MSDN Webcast: Digital Blackbelt Series: The Software Security Crisis: Selling Management on the Need to Invest in Secure Software Development (Level 100)

Friday, February 4, 2005
11:00 A.M.–12:00 P.M. Pacific Time, United States and Canada (UTC-8)

Tune in for an introduction to the Digital Blackbelt Series. Learn about the evolving "Secure Culture" at Microsoft Corporation and how your company can save money by spending defensively.

MSDN Webcast: Digital Blackbelt Series: Building an Intentionally Secure Development Process (Level 200)
MSDN Webcast: Digital Blackbelt Series: Building an Intentionally Secure Development Process (Level 200)

Friday, February 18, 2005
11:00 A.M.–12:00 P.M. Pacific Time, United States and Canada (UTC-8)

Tune in for a discussion of organizational considerations, process hierarchy, lifecycle management and support tools. This will be the framework that you will use to organize and insure secure technologies.