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Redmond, WA., November 12, 2015: Microsoft President and General Counsel Brad Smith stands inside the company's new cybersecurity operations center. The company has gone from being the punching bag of the industry and poster boy for bad security practices to being well respected, even by people who normally love to hate on Microsoft. Photograph by Evan McGlinn for The new York Times

Redmond, WA., November 12, 2015: Microsoft President and General Counsel Brad Smith stands inside the company's new cybersecurity operations center. The company has gone from being the punching bag of the industry and poster boy for bad security practices to being well respected, even by people who normally love to hate on Microsoft. Photograph by Evan McGlinn for The new York Times