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Microsoft looks to health care for improved security

At tech-security confab, company says industry has fallen short in areas like "virus" control, where health-care pros have proved more prepared and agile.

By February 15, 2011

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Microsoft, Germans working on electronic ID card prototype

Microsoft's Scott Charney says company's identity management system can give consumers the power to control where their data ends up.

By March 2, 2010

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Microsoft exec: Internet still not safe enough

Corporate VP Scott Charney spoke at RSA and then stopped by CNET's San Francisco headquarters on Tuesday to talk about the ever-changing security landscape.

By April 21, 2009

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Facebook unfriends CISPA cybersecurity bill over 'privacy'

Authors of cybersecurity bill criticized for privacy invasions used Facebook's enthusiasm to attract political support in D.C. Now the company's execs have backed away from CISPA.

By March 14, 2013

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Microsoft exec: Infected PCs should be quarantined (Q&A)

Under Scott Charney's plan, ISPs would keep infected PCs off the Internet, much like doctors quarantine sick people and governments restrict smoking in public areas.

By March 2, 2010

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Microsoft tests identity technology in schools

Microsoft takes end-to-end trust to school in proof-of-concept trial featuring information cards on small notebook PCs handed out to students, Microsoft executive says in RSA keynote.

By April 21, 2009

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Targeted attacks on the rise, Microsoft report says

Trojans, malware and phishing scams are all on the rise in the last six months, according to the company's Security Intelligence Report.

By October 23, 2007

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Microsoft backs away from CISPA support, citing privacy

Microsoft has been counted as a supporter of CISPA since the beginning. Now the company tells CNET that any new law must allow "us to honor the privacy and security promises we make to our customers" and protect "consumer privacy."

By April 27, 2012

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Obama appointing Twitter CEO to advisory group

Twitter chief Dick Costolo will join the National Security Telecommunications Advisory Committee. Microsoft's Scott Charney and McAfee's David DeWalt will be appointed too.

By May 27, 2011

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Public-private security cooperation at RSA

Analyst Jon Oltsik believes such teamwork needs to be taken to another level. Here are a few suggestions where this would help.

By April 22, 2009