The Morning Download: Microsoft Says Machine Learning Is Key to New Security Efforts

David Ramos/Getty Images Good morning. Microsoft Corp. has struggled to protect its platforms from hackers, which given their ubiquity, have provided a large and lucrative target. Now, the company is making a series of a investments and changes that will help improve security, the WSJ’s Jay Greene reports. Its new Cyber Defense Operations Center is at the heart of the software giant’s campaign to rebuild its reputation for security at a time when the number of potential cyberattack targets has exploded, the WSJ says.The idea is to unify its disparate security teams, as well as the roughly 3,500 other security employees spread among offices nearby and throughout the world. The latest Windows 10 operating system is far more secure than predecessors, largely because it includes free upgrades that are installed automatically in the background,…


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