Microsoft Security Blog

The official Microsoft blog for discussing industry and Microsoft security topics.

December, 2010

  • Risks of Monoculture Revisited

    Reading Rich Mogull over on Securosis this week, I became aware that the Information Security Magazine's November issue has a feature with Bruce Schneier and Marcus Ranum revisiting the “security monoculture” argument put forth in the paper “ CyberInsecurity: The Cost of Monopoly - How the Dominance of Microsoft's Products Poses a Risk to Security ” in 2003.  Authors of the original paper included Schneier, Dan Geer, Dr Charles Pfleeger, John S. Quartermain, Perry Metzger, Rebecca Bace and Peter...