"Microsoft remains uncomfortably trapped between a rock and a
hard place as it seeks to deliver credible arguments to support the
investment it has made in Trustworthy Computing, and fight off the
challenges from the Linux corner.
"In the US, The Computer & Communications Industry
Association (CCIA) has urged The Department of Homeland Security to
reconsider its decision to use Microsoft software on its desktop
and server systems. It cites 'major security failures' created by
the vulnerabilities in Windows and some security specialists are
now advocating direct regulation, in the form of legislation that
makes software companies liable for damage caused by security flaws
in their products..."