Microsoft Has New Plan For Making the Internet Safe

. February 16, 2011 . 0 Comments

Speaking at the RSA Conference, Itworld reports Microsoft Corporate Vice President for Trustworthy Computing Scott Charney said that he no longer thought it was a good idea for service providers to be the ones on the hook for keeping infected PCs from the rest of the Internet.

“Last year at RSA I said, ‘You know we need to think about ISPs being the CIO for the public sector, and we need to think about them scanning consumer machines and making sure they’re clean and maybe quarantining them from the Internet,'” he said. “But in the course of the last year as I thought a lot more about this I realized that there are many flaws with that model.”

Full story: http://www.itworld.com/security/137159/microsoft-has-a-change-heart-how-keep-internet-safe

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