Microsoft E-Learning Needs a Lesson in Security

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| Security is a top priority for most organizations these days, and certainly
| Microsoft proclaims that it's job number one in Redmond. Which is why one
| reader found it very strange that Microsoft would insist on using his credit
| card number as ID for an E-Learning account.
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As Doug shows, Windows was never designed with security in mind. Never. It was
an 'addon'.

> From his Wikipedia plug:
>
> However, in a 356 paged document titled "Worldwide Regional Directors
> Meeting" dated February 1995 and on page 250 in a section titled "Internet
> Server" there is a clear and unambigous reference to NTServer as THE Internet
> platform. Below that is a reference to 10 of the 12 top Internet sites
> running on NTServer platforms. ..
>
> , http://schestowitz.com/temp/research...e.strategy.png ,
> page 250
> , http://schestowitz.com/temp/research...net.server.png , page 250
>
>
> * Demonstrate NTServer as THE Internet platform
>
> * NTserver as Internet platform whitepaper done
>
> * Analyst/lab press tour by 3/30/95
>
> * Intenet World show: mid-April
>
> * Momentum: demonstrate 10 of the top 12 Internet sites now running on
> NTServer platforms
>
> * External Beta of Internet Server : 7/1/95
> * RTM: before end of 1995
>




Related:

Microsoft Windows: Insecure by Design

http://www.washingtonpost.com/ac2/wp...nguage=printer


If Only We Knew Then What We Know Now About Windows XP

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn...rss_technology


Why Windows is a security nightmare.

http://www.smh.com.au/articles/2004/...120110704.html


The Structural Failures of Windows

http://www.theinquirer.net/default.aspx?article=15305