Analyst: Microsoft security moves 'mandatory'

Friday, 18 February 2005, 2:16 AM EST

Bill Gates' announcements this week at the RSA Security - that Microsoft ill release anti-spyware and anti-virus products this year along with an updated version of Internet Explorer -- were necessary moves, according to Yankee Group's Laura DiDio. And the timing was no accident, either.

"LinuxWorld is this week," DiDio said. "And the Linux and open source community has been touting the fact that they are inherently more secure. Certainly, Microsoft has taken it on the chin over the last several years with very well-documented and, some would say, too numerous vulnerabilities."

By Kimberly Hill at CIO Today.

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