Scott Charney interview on eWeek

Wednesday, 29 May 2002, 4:31 PM EST

Don't envy Scott Charney. He has one of the most difficult positions in the security industry: chief security strategist at Microsoft Corp. The Redmond, Wash., company and its ubiquitous software are the targets of choice for crackers and Internet delinquents of every stripe—so much so that Microsoft has kicked off a very public security-improvement initiative called Trustworthy Computing. All of which means Charney, a former Department of Justice lawyer and head of PricewaterhouseCoopers' security practice, has his work cut out for him. Senior Writer Dennis Fisher spoke with Charney last month about the challenges of his new job and what his priorities will be for the future.

[ Read more ]

Related items




Spotlight

Planning for the Internet of Things

As organizations plan for the future, and how security has to operate within their business, they now have to worry about the IoT. Geoff Webb, Director of Solution Strategy at NetIQ, discusses the implications and likely impact of the Internet of Things.


Weekly newsletter

Reading our newsletter every Monday will keep you up-to-date with security news.
  



Daily digest

Receive a daily digest of the latest security news.
  
DON'T
MISS

Mon, Apr 27th
    COPYRIGHT 1998-2015 BY HELP NET SECURITY.   // READ OUR PRIVACY POLICY // ABOUT US // ADVERTISE //