Tuesday, November 17, 2015

Microsoft, Once Infested With Security Flaws, Does an About-Face - The New York Times

For a detailed overview of Microsoft security perspectives, see In the Cloud We Trust

"Mr. Nadella’s coming speech coincides with one of his top business priorities: cloud computing. Microsoft and others in the industry are aggressively promoting cloud services, which means persuading companies to store their corporate data outside their own walls. Analysts have warned that companies that do not take security seriously risk losing corporate customers, particularly foreign customers, to cloud-based services overseas.

Microsoft estimates that it now spends more than $1 billion a year on security-related initiatives, including acquisitions. It acquired three security start-ups in the last year alone, and the number of security employees at the company increased 20 percent during that time."
Microsoft, Once Infested With Security Flaws, Does an About-Face - The New York Times
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