Should Microsoft pay your security patch costs?

Monday, 3 February 2003, 11:04 AM EST

Bill Gates must be livid. Just after he publishes an e-mail letter to customers outlining Microsoft's progress on its Trustworthy Computing initiative, the SQL Slammer worm--376 bytes of code also known as Sapphire, w32.SQLexp.worm, and Helkern--exploits known vulnerabilities in Microsoft SQL 2000 servers. It creates a global Internet slowdown and another embarrassment for the chairman of the world's most powerful software company. And to top it off, Microsoft's own servers were Slammed.

The cost of keeping your network and systems secure should be a shared burden, not just a cost of doing business.

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