Satya Nadella spoke this week at the Government Security Forum. The CEO addressed the issue of security and Microsoft developments in this area. During his keynote, the leader has defended “a new approach to security.” Opportunity, obviously, to Nadella present the technologies of the publisher in this sector interactions between them, but also with an ecosystem “to provide an agile platform for global security for today’s enterprise.”
protect, detect and respond
Why a “new approach”? As the business environment changes, Microsoft repeating here the slogan, namely that of a world “mobile-first, cloud-first”, is therefore centered on the uses related to mobile and cloud.
The “employees working on enterprise applications and access to sensitive data from installed systems [on-premise] and the Cloud using all types of terminals laptop to BYOD devices and sensors IoT “wrote Microsoft. And with that comes added the editor, new threats.
To address these risks, the Redmond says and invest $ 1 billion a year in R & D in the field of Security – or just under a specialist area such as Symantec ($ 1.14 billion). And this investment is reflected in the addition of new features and partnerships to secure to and from Windows 10, Office 365, Azure and EMS (Enterprise Mobility Suite.)
A “security graph”
“These security features are designed to help prevent the accidental or intentional loss of data, prevent attacks related to passwords, prevent and respond to the installation of malware on a machine or in your environment “wrote Microsoft’s RSSI, Bret Arsenault.
More specifically, the Windows side 10 and authentication component, the editor cites such as Microsoft Passport and Windows Hello functions, or Credential Guard . To prevent data loss, the editor highlights the administrative functions of the terminals (Windows, iOS and Android) EMS.
Basically, nothing really new n ‘ was announced by Microsoft and Satya Nadella. We nevertheless retain the will of the editor to create a [smart] “security graph” collecting and processing signals billion and intended to better detect attacks and accelerate the reaction.