Microsoft releases 20th volume of its semi-annual Security Intelligence Report

Microsoft's latest collection of security threats, advice, and insight adds new section on protecting identity in the cloud

If you're looking for a handy reference on all the things that go wrong for your organization's security, you're in luck: Microsoft has released the 20th volume of its semi-annual Security Intelligence Report, available for free on their SIR site.

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Microsoft just acquired an Italian firm to help it stitch together the Internet of Things

Redmond betting that smarter Espresso machines mean happier customers and more efficient employees

Microsoft is betting big that smarter devices can mean better business, and the company has acquired Italian Internet of Things startup Solair to help get it there.

While big data can sound great in the boardroom, it can be challenging to turn into actionable information. Solair built a platform to address that information, focusing on a few key areas such as helping connected devices phone home when they needed maintenance or allowing smart vending machines to recognize and reward their most loyal customers.

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