Credential theft has become one of the most widespread attacks affecting customers and users. Security experts have been advocating for years the needs to raise the bar on user authentication and move away from passwords.
In Windows 10, we introduce support for Microsoft Passport, a solution that is easy to deploy, always multi-factor, interoperable on premise and on the web, and inexpensive. With Windows Hello (biometric authentication which can provide instant access to Microsoft Passport), Windows 10 offers a truly seamless experience that is more secure than today's world of complicated passwords. A simple API makes it easy for developers to make use of Microsoft Passport and biometrics for user authentication in apps.
With the bad guys now targeting phones, tablets, and other mobile devices, it’s important to know how to protect against hackers, thieves, and misfits. Join Andy Malone and learn more known hacker techniques on mobile devices and preventive methods such as encryption, tracking and forensics; and who is responsible for security protecting data within your organization.
The rise of public cloud computing has brought with it a new set of security considerations that are not widely understood. With a unique perspective from working on the security systems of a public cloud, Mark describes public cloud service provider and cloud customer threats, including malicious insiders, shared technology, data breaches, and data loss. For each, he assesses the risks and explores the value of mitigations like encryption-at-rest, encryption-in-flight, and other security best practices, separating hype from reality so that you can make educated decisions as your organization moves to the cloud.