Microsoft Goes $1 Billion Deep on Security
This article was posted on Thursday, 07:47, UTC.
After years of having a reputation as the most insecure commercial operating system producers, it appears that Microsoft is taking security more seriously than ever. The company invested $1 billion into security operations over the past year, and increased the number of security executives on its payroll by 100%. Taking a “holistic” approach, Redmond means business. According to Microsoft Chief Information Security Officer Bret Arsenault, the first sentence of this article is inaccurate: We’ve always done a good job in caring about writing secure code and making secure services. We needed to do more to protect endpoints and get intelligence…
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P. H. Madore
P. H. Madore lives in Arkansas with his wife and children. He has covered the cryptocurrency beat over the course of hundreds of articles for Hacked's sister site, CryptoCoinsNews, as well as some of her competitors. He is a major contributing developer to the Woodcoin project, and is currently nearing the completion of a cryptocurrency exchange in concert with the firm he primarily works for, Vermont Secure Computing Consultancy.