Microsoft security initiative bears fruit?

Tuesday, 19 April 2005, 11:46 AM EST

Three years ago Microsoft chairman Bill Gates sent an internal memo announcing a new focus for Microsoft. Security, privacy and reliability were to become the watchwords of the organisation.

The birth of Microsoft's Trusted Computing initiative was at first greeted with scepticism by IT departments and analysts. In their minds, Microsoft was responsible for the vulnerabilities that were leaving systems open to attack, and for the awkward patching regime that IT departments had no choice but to follow.

By Bill Goodwin at ComputerWeekly.

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