We need to talk about mathematical backdoors in encryption algorithms

Yo, NSA maths chaps, can you hear me? – Black Hat man

via We need to talk about mathematical backdoors in encryption algorithms • The Register


Microsoft Releases Compliance Manager Preview

Earlier this week, I attended an event hosted by Microsoft announcing its new Compliance Manager for Microsoft 365. While the presentation was geared towards Microsoft 365’s unique approach to GDPR, the EU General Data Protection Regulation comes into force May 25th next year, Compliance Manager will be made available to all customers of Microsoft’s cloud services.

via Microsoft Releases Compliance Manager Preview – Petri

OneNote December update comes to everyone with virtual ruler tool, more

After a short period of testing with Fast ring Insiders, the December update for OneNote is now rolling out to everyone. There aren’t a large number of features included in this update, but it does contain some useful additions.

via OneNote December update comes to everyone with virtual ruler tool, more | Windows Central

New Azure management and cost savings capabilities

Enterprise customers choose Azure because of the unique value it provides as a productive, hybrid, intelligent and trusted cloud. Today I’m excited to announce four new management and cost savings capabilities. Azure Policy, now in public preview, provides control and governance at scale for your Azure resources. Azure Cost Management is rolling out the support for Azure Virtual Machine Reserved Instances management later this week to help you maximize savings over time.. To continue our commitment to making Azure cost-effective, we are reducing the prices of up to 4% on our Dv3 Series in several regions in the coming days, and making our lowest priced Storage tier Azure Archive Storage generally available today.

via New Azure management and cost savings capabilities | Blog | Microsoft Azure

Quick start guide: Configuring Calling Plans in Microsoft Teams

This guide will help you get a set of users up and running so they can explore Calling Plans in Teams.+

Read the December 12, 2017, announcement of Calling Plans in Teams: Intelligent Communications takes the next step with calling in Teams

via Quick start guide – Configuring Calling Plans in Microsoft Teams | Microsoft Docs