Obama announces results of cybercrime review

Microsoft Vice President of Trustworthy Computing, Scott Charney, attended a meeting at the White House earlier this month where President Obama announced the results of a study of U.S. policies and structures for cybersecurity.

The study acknowledges that information and communications networks are largely owned and operated by the private sector, which means that the government must work with corporations like Microsoft to address network security issues.

For more information about the results of the study, read Charney’s blog entry An Important Step in Advancing Cybersecurity in the Microsoft on the Issues blog or download a PDF copy of the White House Cyberspace Policy Review.

On our End to End Trust Web site, you can also watch a video of Scott Charney discussing Microsoft’s efforts to work with governments to fight cybercrime and help secure the Internet.

 

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Eve Blakemore

Group Manager, Trustworthy Computing

Eve Blakemore is a Group Manager for Trustworthy Computing who delivers consumer guidance around the latest trends in security and privacy. Eve joined Microsoft in 1998 and has worked in corporate and field roles with Microsoft Learning, US Public Sector, Read more »