Thursday, 7 May 2009

Microsoft carries out second round of cuts, is the day of reckonning finally here?

The latest round of layoffs at Microsoft has taken a toll on Redmond’s security unit.
Layoffs hit Microsoft security unit | Zero Day |

Steve Riley a senior security strategist who served as one of the public faces of Microsoft’s security efforts, had his position eliminated during the second round of cuts that happened this week.

Riley is best known for his presentations at security conferences and his work on the Protecting Your Windows Network book.

As Mary Jo Foley reported, the brunt of the latest cuts hit Microsoft’s sales, marketing and support units.