When Will Microsoft Be 'Trusted'?

Posted by dcparris on May 15, 2006 5:25 PM EDT
PC Magazine; By Jason Brooks
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Four years ago, Microsoft laid out an ambitious plan for building an NGSCB (Next-Generation Secure Computing Base). NGSCB was to be a trusted computing environment extending from motherboard-embedded security chips, through the Windows kernel and out to the application windows and input peripherals with which users interact with the system. As a major player in the server space, Microsoft should offer the sort of mandatory access controls we're beginning to see in Linux and Solaris. For now, though, the bulk of Microsoft's privilege management is centered on the desktop.

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Trust? Microsoft? Riiiight. grouch 1 991 May 15, 2006 9:23 PM

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