ZDNet reports that Microsoft UK has chosen a new security chief, a man with plenty of experience of the criminal underworld...

"The company announced late last week that it had appointed Edward Gibson as its chief security advisor in the UK. Gibson, who will take up his new role in July, has worked for America's Federal Bureau of Investigation as an assistant legal attaché for the UK. He started at the FBI in 1985 as a special agent, and has a track-record of fighting money laundering, fraud, financial crime and intellectual-property theft, according to Microsoft. "