Microsoft is Getting Respect from Security Experts

Attending the RSA security conference five years ago in San Jose, Calif., I sat in the audience while a member of the Microsoft "security" team made a presentation amid titters and shakes of the head. I almost felt sorry for him. Microsoft wasn't always known for its software security problems. Windows worked just fine—until you connected it to the Internet, and then all bets were off. Before the Web, Microsoft developers never had to make their software secure, and once the Internet exploded, they were suddenly swimming upstream in an effort to plug holes while trying to anticipate new ones. Hats Off to Microsoft Security Efforts

Linked by shanmuga Tuesday, 1st November 2005 9:02PM