Gartner: Microsoft security a 'missed opportunity'

Monday, 21 February 2005, 5:05 PM EST

Analyst Gartner has criticised Microsoft’s latest security announcements, made last week at the RSA conference, as a "missed opportunity".

"Microsoft has offered more details of its security plans but these announcements do not add up to a strategy for protecting Microsoft's products and customers," analyst Neil MacDonald said.

The announcements could though shake up the security industry and provide savings opportunities for customers, the analyst group noted.

By Antony Savvas at ComputerWeekly.

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