Bell, who will begin as Executive Vice President, stated in a LinkedIn post that his role will include dealing with digital fraud, ransomware attacks and the public disclosure of private information.
Bell’s appointment comes at a time when Microsoft has been hit hard over cybersecurity flaws.
Last week, the company warned some of its Azure cloud computing customers that a fatal flaw discovered by security researchers could have allowed hackers to gain access to their data. Continue reading
At the end of August, security experts at Wiz described a database error that would have allowed one customer to change someone else’s data on the Azure cloud platform. Continue reading
Bell, who reported to the former Amazon for a long time …