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 from the cloud … so [...]