FBI veteran to secure Microsoft

Wednesday, 1 June 2005, 2:22 AM EST

Experts have welcomed Microsoft's appointment of 20-year FBI veteran Ed Gibson as chief security advisor in the UK, but warned he will face an uphill struggle to repair Microsoft's battered reputation.

Bob Tarzey of analyst Quocirca said Gibson's experience of tackling money laundering, intellectual property theft, fraud and high-tech crime, coupled with being a regular speaker at UK security events, would lend credibility to Microsoft's security efforts.

By James Murray at IT Week.

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