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Microsoft Outlines Cybercrime Blueprint

As cybercriminals grow in number and sophistication, Microsoft thinks it's time for government and industry to rethink their approach to the problem.

Scott Charney, the corporate vice president of Microsoft's Trustworthy Computing division, has offered up a new blueprint for defining and responding to cybercrime. Charney places a particular emphasis on attribution, and calls for new laws and partnerships among nations to combat the growing menace.

eSecurity Planet takes a look at Microsoft's new cybercrime framework, presented at the EastWest Institute's Worldwide Cybersecurity Summit in Dallas.


Scott Charney is on a mission.

The corporate vice president of Microsoft's (NASDAQ: MSFT) Trustworthy Computing group is aiming to map out a plan for how businesses, governments, and individuals need to look at and deal with international cybercrime.

Charney voiced his views and his concerns with cybersecurity's present shortcomings this week in a blog post, in a white paper, and in a presentation at the EastWest Institute's Worldwide Cybersecurity Summit in Dallas.

Read the full story at eSecurity Planet:
Microsoft Calls for a Cybercrime Framework