From IBM to leading Symantec into becoming one of the top antivirus vendors, John W Thompson has had a prolific career. Now, the Virtual Instruments CEO has been invited onto Microsoft’s board of directors.
Confidence in the security industry has been rocked by reports of multiple breaches in the world’s flagship infrastructure protector. VeriSign, the company charged with safeguarding more than half the world’s web sites, has admitted it was hacked repeatedly in 2010. The infrastructure services giant attempted to bury its guilty secret in its quarterly Securities and