With Windows still holding a dominant desktop market share, Microsoft believes it has a view into security that no other vendor has, and can muster resources others lack, writes Benjamin Cher.
With the Internet of Things (IoT) fast becoming the default setting of our professional and personal lives, more attention needs to be paid to security. In this, the second of two parts, Digital News Asia (DNA) speaks to experts from a range of backgrounds.
Are companies aware of the need for security in the new IoT world? How are they balancing the need for security with that of ease of use? Is security just an afterthought? Benjamin Cher finds out.
Microsoft Corp’s chief security officer for Asia, Pierre Noel, believes that the ‘Snowden Revelations’ have proven to be a blessing for the company, waking it up and forcing it to get its act together.