I believe strongly that today we only see a fraction of the possibilities how we will be working in the future. New technologies are becoming more personal, bring people together, enable us to live smarter and help us expressing our creativity better.
With the productivity future vision Microsoft looks 5-10 years into the future and puts together a fascinating picture on how we learn, work and collaborate all focused around productivity. It might look far fetched but if you see what Hololens and Surface Hub already enable (and they are just around the corner) then it might in fact not be the so distant future.
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I have written the whitepaper “Achieving resilience against modern cyberthreats” and looking at how the intensity of cyberattacks is again on the raise it is getting more important to implement a dynamic security framework.
As our use of mobile computing and social media technologies grows, so does our exposure to risk. On the one hand, the widespread adoption of new mobile, social media, cloud services and big data technologies creates unprecedented opportunities for productivity and flexibility. Yet without the right defenses in place, they can also open us to new kinds of vulnerabilities, as attacks that target devices operating outside the enterprise perimeter are quickly growing in volume and sophistication.
Passive protection is no longer sufficient for ensuring the security of information and IT infrastructures. My new Microsoft white paper, Achieving resilience against modern cyberthreats, explores the ways that governments and enterprises can protect their valuable information by creating a holistic security strategy, built on risk management, to achieve resilience against in an era of constant targeted attacks and determined adversaries.
The paper explores Microsoft’s holistic “Protect, Detect and Respond” approach to security strategy, including key principles for organizations, the importance of trustworthy cloud services, and the steps to take for securing an IT infrastructure in today’s threat landscape. This proactive strategy requires that an organization understand its assets and its exposure, and apply appropriate protection throughout the entire IT ecosystem in a continuous process. It also recognizes that enterprises must manage their inevitable risk – absolute security is not possible, so organizations must go beyond just protecting resources and also establish processes for detecting, responding and recovering from incidents when they occur.
If you are interested see my complet blog post, Achieving resilience against modern cyberthreats at Microsoft on Safety and Defense.
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