At its education event in New York City today, Microsoft announced a new edition of its latest operating system: Windows 10 Available on first-party and third-party hardware — Microsoft will be releasing its own Windows 10 S device and will also let manufacturers sell their own — Windows 10 S is a streamlined edition of Windows 10 aimed at the education market.
Link: Microsoft unveils Windows 10 S, an education edition limited to Windows Store apps
Microsoft’s Office applications haven’t changed much over the past 25 years. Indeed, a time-traveller from 1992 who knew how to use Word 5.5 for DOS or Mac System 7 would have to get used only to the tools moving from vertical menus to the horizontal ribbon. Yes, Microsoft successfully brought Office back to the Mac after years of neglect.
Link: How Microsoft plans to reinvent business productivity
In the current climate of major data breaches amidst an ever shifting cyber threat landscape, the people in charge of vast volumes of valuable financial data are under increasing pressure to keep customer data safe from hackers and fraudsters. JF Legault, global head of cybersecurity operations at JP Morgan, highlighted the way that the threat landscape has changed over the past few years.
Link: The 6 Cyber Security Threats That Keep The Banks Up At Night
On a Wi-Fi connection, you don’t think twice about how much your smartphone is downloading. But when you’re out and about, data consumption matters, especially if you’re on a limited data plan.
The biggest culprits of data hogging are social apps like Facebook, Snapchat, and others. And of…
Link: Put Your Mobile on a Diet With Data-Saving Lite Apps
SK:If properly managed and leveraged, machine learning can be a real force amplifier for cyber teams. Machine learning analyses security-related data, including file “features” and behavioral indicators over a massive data set. Often times billions of events can be used to “train” the system to detect unknown and never seen attacks based upon past behaviors.
Link: Machine learning in cyber security: The first line of defense against modern threats
Windows 10 Creators Update is now out for Windows Mobile smartphones. That may seem like a continued vote of support by Microsoft for its failed mobile platform, until you realize that only a baker’s dozen of Windows Mobile devices can install the upgrade, down significantly from the previous Windows 10 update. .
Link: Why Microsoft keeps Windows 10 Mobile alive
Understanding Artificial Intelligence
Artificial Intelligence or AI is the intelligence shown by machines. Usually, the term Artificial Intelligence is used when a machine behaves like a human in activities such as problem-solving or learning, which is also known as Machine Learning. AI is a…
Link: Artificial Intelligence and Its Impact on Cyber Security