Should Microsoft be in the security business?

Gartner security analyst Neil MacDonald thinks there are five levels to the discussion [gartner.com] about whether Microsoft should be in the security business.   They include secure coding (obviously), secure functionality in the platform at no cost (of course), add-on security products at a fee (maybe) and paid cloud-based security services (sure).

Gartner security analyst Neil MacDonald thinks there are five levels to the discussion [gartner.com] about whether Microsoft should be in the security business.   They include secure coding (obviously), secure functionality in the platform at no cost (of course), add-on security products at a fee (maybe) and paid cloud-based security services (sure).

Read the full blog post and take a stab at the questions MacDonald poses.

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