Windows Internals: Understanding Security Changes in Windows XP Service Pack 2 presented at BlackHatUSA 2005

by Window Snyder,

Summary : This session demonstrates previously unreleased detail around the broad scope of the changes in Windows XP Service Pack 2 (SP2). This includes the most relevant security mitigations, the Windows ship process, and a change in how Microsoft communicates details to the security community. This session also gives detail for what changed in Windows Server 2003 Service Pack 1 and why you need to start planning to deploy immediately.