New Windows 10 Security Service Taps Big Data, Machine Learning

News New Windows 10 Security Service Taps Big Data, Machine Learning By Kurt Mackie March 01, 2016 Microsoft on Tuesday took the wraps off a new anti-malware solution for Windows 10 called Windows Defender Advanced Threat Protection. The service, which Microsoft described in its announcement as “a combination of client technology built into Windows 10 and a robust cloud service,” represents a big step up from the venerable but staid Windows Defender consumer utility program, which is used to check Windows clients for malware. Windows Defender was built into the Windows 8 and Windows 10 operating systems, replacing the Microsoft Security Essentials consumer anti-malware service. It currently provides anti-malware protection across nearly “300 million devices,” according to Microsoft. Microsoft’s announcement described Windows Defender Advanced Threat Protection more as a service…


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