Do you trust Microsoft?
Three-fourths of software security experts at major companies do not believe Microsoft’s products are secure, according to a new survey from Forrester Research. While 77 percent of respondents said security was a top concern when using Windows, 89 percent still use the software for sensitive applications, Forrester said Monday in a report titled “Can Microsoft Be Secure?” The survey polled 35 software security experts at companies with at least $1 billion in revenue. Forrester analyst Laura Koetzle said that “too few firms are taking responsibility for securing their Windows systems.” Forty percent of the companies were not planning to make security improvements themselves, Koetzle added, and only 59 percent of those who suffered security attacks have made changes to the way they use Microsoft software. Full Story