Microsoft's efforts to close windows of vulnerability
Expected for release later this year, Microsoft XP Service Pack 2 focuses on three areas of security: default firewall, automatic update and scanning for current virus protection. At CeBit America in New York, Microsoft's Greg Sullivan tells ZDNet's David Berlind that while SP2 is a security improvement for Windows, it's just the first step in a continual fight against network threats.
Gates: Some 'holy grails' to be found within decade
At the Gartner Symposium ITExpo in San Diego, Microsoft's Bill Gates discusses how innovations such as reliable speech recognition software will succeed in the next 10 years.
Ready to install SP2?
Problems, delays dominate headlines; CNET expert offers advice for home users.
Ballmer unveils Windows Server 2003
Microsoft is taking aim at Unix servers with the launch of its new Windows Server 2003. CEO Steve Ballmer appealed to IT managers, saying this is the right product for enterprises on tight budgets.
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