It’s almost 20 years since then-Microsoft boss Bill Gates wrote his famous Trustworthy Computing memo
“Eventually, our software should be so fundamentally secure that customers never even worry about it,” wrote Gates. It’s a grand ambition, and despite years of work, it is not one that any software has really achieved yet. And even as engineers try to improve their products, a new wave of security threats have appeared.
“The breadth and sophistication [of these attacks] is what continues to make this job interesting. There is never a dull moment here,” he says.