Seattle Area Software Quality Assurance Group

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SASQAG's Next Monthly Meeting:

Web broadcast on of Thursday’s meeting.

3rd Thursday, Sept. 18, 6:30 pm
at CompuCom 11900 NE 1st Street, Bellevue, WA

Protecting the World with Big Data

We live in a world of viruses, worms, and browser threats that change and adapt on an hourly basis. Learn how Microsoft’s Protection Team, who bring you Microsoft Security Essentials and Windows Defender, has built and maintained a Big Data solution to protect Windows customers. These efforts offer monitoring and tools for release management, cloud protection, automatic signature generation, and malware research.


Bill Pfeifer, Microsoft

Bill Pfeifer was born and raised in rural Alaska (Tlingit tribe) where he began taking an interest in computer security from a young age. He studied at both University of Alaska in Fairbanks for his bachelors and at Purdue University for his Masters in Computers Science, specializing in security. He has been working as a Program Manager for the Microsoft Protection team for four years as a, leading aspects of product instrumentation, monitoring, and quality metrics.

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UW Professional and Continuing Education

Software Testing Certificate Program

This program enables individuals who have basic computer experience to make a career change into the software industry. The program is also ideal for those who are already testers and wish to gain professional training. This set of three classes is offered again this spring.

For further Info, see

or call 206-865-8936


 SASQAG Sponsors Certification Exams in Seattle

Software Certification Exams for 
Certified Software Quality Analyst and Certified Software Tester

CSQA and CSTE Exams in 2014 will be on-demand/electronic. 

See QAI Web site for further information.

For local information/questions contact

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Mailing Address:
Seattle Area Software Quality Assurance Group (SASQAG)
14201 SE Petrovitsky Rd
Suite A3-223
Renton, WA 98058