One of the key messages that we routinely discuss in our executive briefings is how we have changed our vision as a company under CEO Satya Nadella.
Every customer briefing we conduct for Power and Utility companies has session on security. And rightfully so as the cyber world has become a dangerous place and the companies that operate the most critical of critical infrastructures must keep a vigilant eye to protect to our electric, gas and water systems from those that want to disrupt the very foundation of modern society. Watch Video
Last month we published guidance for IT Professionals looking to maximize the protection of their data using the tools and technologies available in the Azure platform and related services for encryption, access control and other aspects of data security. This paper, entitled “Protecting Data in Microsoft Azure” explores key areas that should be considered when using either the platform (PaaS), infrastructure (IaaS) or a hybrid database solution.
The ways in which people connect and the speed with which they communicate is faster than ever before. Social communication is nothing new on the personal level, with the sharing of news, images and status updates.
We at Microsoft were very excited last week when we found out that the Association for Computing Machinery (“ACM”) named Leslie Lamport, principal researcher at Microsoft Research Silicon Valley, as the recipient of the 2013 A.M. Turing Award.