Microsoft outlines cybercrime blueprint

InternetNews | at | by Mike

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.