Great Cliff-Notes version of the big 2018 Cisco Annual Cybersecurity Report. 39% of respondents are currently using automation (good). Security still a point-solution rather than stack solution world - with average # of vendors up 18% from 2016 (good?). Lots of interesting data here!
Check out the latest on GDPR enhancements to the M365 security ecosystem. Azure Info Protection Scanner looks like a new "Plan 2" level feature to scan on-prem SharePoint libraries for sensitive info. Pretty extensive security improvements - worth the read.
ASUS, Lenovo and HP all releasing their first Always Connected PCs next month. Microsoft and Qualcomm are driving the platform, which will offer extended battery performance and lighter weight for road warriors and people with really good data plans...
The battle of the ecosystems gets a little weird with PWAs. Google started it, then Microsoft announced they're going to add PWAs to the Windows App Store (which ironically will mean you can get Google Docs from the Windows Store and have it's tile right next to Word in Win 10?). Apple is in the game too - promising tech with an interesting future.
Microsoft offered 6 months of additional servicing of Win 10 build 1607, starting May 2018 for Win Enterprise customers. According to recent announcements there will be a for-fee option to obtain 12 months instead of the offered six. Details are scant but we should know more by April.
Coming soon to - new web parts to quickly enhance the SharePoint Online experience: Planner, Twitter, Kindle instant preview, and a suite of connectors to grab content from places like Salesforce, GitHub, Bitbucket and even Google Analytics.