- microsoft corp MSFT Security chief Charlie Bell reorganized, combining groups scattered across companies like Azure Cloud, Windows and Office, and hiring some new executives while eliminating some open roles as the company struggled to survive amid rampant nation-state hacking and the War to become a leader in security Ukraine.
- the previous Amazon.com Inc AMZN Cloud computing executive combined Microsoft’s cybercrime prosecution lab with cybersecurity research units led by John Lambert, a veteran cybersecurity specialist at Microsoft, Bloomberg reports.
- Bell justified the amalgamation of Microsoft’s sprawling security business by saying that it would make the playing field harder for anyone to score.
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- He also recognized the constant innovation to break anything you’ve built.
- He emphasized the innovation of machine learning algorithms to understand these patterns and try to salvage burglary and stop them where they happen.
- He preferred to consolidate research in one place, akin to brain functionality with end-to-end capability as in an ecosystem.
- He recognized tremendous potential in AI, a core strength of Microsoft.
- He discussed the setup of the innovation environment, the prioritization of the model training and all the data.
- Cybersecurity relied on a deep AI capability, he said.
- He prioritized multi-cloud to protect all types of operating systems.
- He acknowledged the hiring was relieved but denied any job cuts in the security unit.
- He didn’t shy away from its weaknesses either.
- Formerly Microsoft gathered other big names Cloud computing providers to urge the US to spread its spending on such services more broadly to end Amazon’s dominance.
- Price promotion: MSFT shares traded 1.39% lower at $237.68 on the last check Friday.
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