back to article Microsoft cannot keep its own security in order, so what hope for its add-ons customers?

Microsoft has come under fire for charging for security add-ons despite the company's own patchy record when it comes to vulnerabilities and breaches. A week rarely goes by without some incident or other involving Microsoft products, be it the infamous Exchange Online raid by a China-linked group or an internal breach that …

  1. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward

    People actually trust the authors of Windows to protect Windows?

    Seems like a bad plan to use the developers of Windows to write the Defender using the same programming blunders...

  2. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward

    What did you expect?

    This is just a proof of the price-gouging cloud suppliers will be engaging in once they think they have their customers cahonas firmly in their hands.

    (Not sure what happens with female customers who don't have such dangly bits to grab!)

  3. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward

    And yet basic sign-in logging is paywalled

    I had tracked the news of basic logging being made free with delight, but the ability to send Entra ID (Azure AD) sign-in logs to Microsoft’s security (let alone third party) tools still costs extra. Viewing the past month of activity is free, and then they want money for anything else. For my clients on the Microsoft 365 basic tiers this effectively doubles the price of 365, because the necessary licenses for Entra ID cost as much as the entry level 365 licenses. Just for getting the sign-in logs out of AAD/ID itself and into Microsoft’s logging tools or third party ones.

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