MICROSOFT IGNITE — Attendees at this week’s Microsoft Ignite in Orlando, Florida, are hearing about the myriad of new products and enhancements that fall into three buckets – security; AI and data; and IoT and edge computing – all of which are core to the future of IT and Microsoft’s role in its customers’ digital transformation.
As Microsoft partners and customers absorb all the new functionality the company is adding to these technologies, achieving more in the modern workplace is the core of the company’s mission. Microsoft’s wants the workplace to be secure, responsive, collaborative and, increasingly, seamless.
Here are many, but not all, of the new products, services and functionality enhancements announced Monday at Ignite.
Microsoft’s cybersecurity posture is comprised of three fundamental components: operations, enterprise technology and partnerships.
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While the company boasts security operations with more than 3,500 full-time security professionals, AI tools, a Microsoft Threat Intelligence Center (MSTIC) that hacks its own defenses while hunting down attackers and blocks more than 5 billion distinct malware threats each month, the big news falls in the enterprise-technology column.
When it comes to security and partnerships, Microsoft is driving a broad set of technology, industry and policy partnerships for a heterogeneous world, and is tackling new ecosystem challenges such as security for MCU-powered devices and IoT, with innovations such as Azure Sphere, which is available for preview.
The company also noted that it works with groups such as the FIDO Alliance, an global organization that promotes open and scalable standards that enable simpler and more secure …