QOTD - Microsoft tooting its own security horn

When it comes to security, even hackers admit we’re doing a better job making our products more secure than anyone else. And it’s not just the hackers; third party influentials and industry leaders like Cisco tell us regularly that our focus and investment continues to surpass others. -- The Windows Blog
Microsoft apparently wrote the post in response to media reports that Google was planning to drop the Microsoft operating systems from its internal systems. While Microsoft has made progress in securing software, there is no reason to get complacent. There are still too many bugs being found and usually fixed in a timely manner, except for those for which Microsoft waits seven or more years to fix.

After all, when compared to other major software vendors with less-than-stellar track-records, Microsoft does indeed do a better job at making its products more secure. But more secure than the competition doesn't mean secure.

Src: The Windows Blog

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