We expect more cyberattacks driven by nation-states: Microsoft's Tom Burt

'Microsoft believes that mandatory reporting of security incidents is a good idea'

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Tom Burt, Corporate V-P, Customer Security & Trust, Microsoft

Shivani Shinde
Tom Burt, corporate vice-president, customer security and trust, Microsoft, has used his legal expertise to prevent and bring to the fore nation-state backed cyberattacks — the Russia-backed attacks on Ukraine being the latest. In an interview with Shivani Shinde, he talks about the emergence of hybrid war and the need to reimagine the threat landscape. Edited excerpts:

A legal expert heading Microsoft’s customer security division says a lot about how the cybercrime landscape has changed. How has that helped you in managing cybersecurity threats?

The shift has been occurring over at least a decade. As more of the world’s capabilities

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First Published: Oct 30 2022 | 7:55 PM IST

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