Microsoft modifying Palladium

Monday, 10 May 2004, 12:19 AM EST

Microsoft Corp. is in the process of reworking some of the pieces of its much-publicized and oft-criticized Next Generation Secure Computing Base technology in response to feedback from both partners and potential customers. The company is working to tweak the APIs to make it easier for other software makers to write compatible applications for the platform.

But what Microsoft is not doing is killing off the NGSCB initiative, formerly known as Palladium. Company officials said that a published report that Microsoft has decided to do away with the hardware and software security project was completely inaccurate.

By Dennis Fisher at eWeek.

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