Microsoft Common Controls Hub provides uncommon convenience

Microsoft Common Controls Hub provides uncommon convenience

In an effort to push the envelope for providing our customers transparency and a top grade compliance experience, I’d like to to announce a compliance tool newly available through the Microsoft Trust Center for Azure; the Common Controls Hub powered by Unified Compliance. This customized Microsoft portal lets you compare control frameworks across a number of compliance mandates and privacy regimes including ISO 27001, SOC 1 and 2, PCI, FedRAMP, EU Model Clauses, hundreds of geographic-specific requirements, and many others.

Microsoft Common Controls Hub provides uncommon convenience

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Cross-device experience with Project Rome

Cross-device experience with Project Rome

Overview Today we live in a multi-device world, and the way we use them spans different platforms and form factors: We read the morning news on our tablets, check email during the morning commute on our phones and at work on our desktop PCs.

Cross-device experience with Project Rome

Microsoft Band 3 Prototype Finds Its Way To the Web

Microsoft Band 3 Prototype Finds Its Way To the Web

Microsoft may have canceled the Band 3 but a prototype has found its way to the web and shows off a couple of new features. The post Microsoft Band 3 Prototype Finds Its Way To the Web appeared first on Thurrott.com.

Microsoft Band 3 Prototype Finds Its Way To the Web

Google Announces Android 7.1 Nougat

Google Announces Android 7.1 Nougat

Google has formally announced Android 7.1 Nougat, the next version of its flagship mobile platform. As you can surmise from the version number, Android 7.1 is a minor update to the original Nougat, but it promises some useful functional improvements. The post Google Announces Android 7.1 Nougat appeared first on Thurrott.com.

Google Announces Android 7.1 Nougat

GATT support, vital for wearables, should be in Insider builds later this year

GATT support, vital for wearables, should be in Insider builds later this year

Microsoft’s Windows 10 for PC and Mobile is best thought of as a work in progress. As such, there are missing features that are planned to be added including GATT Server APIs and functionality. Why is that important? The lack of Bluetooth GATT (Generic Attributes) is the main reason why wearables like FitBit can’t read and display notifications. Luckily, Insiders should see GATT support added in a future build of Windows 10 before the end of the year. Windows 10 Mobile and the new Fitbit Charge 2 The news was posted at the end of September as an update on the Windows UserVoice page for Developer Feedback. Clint Rutkas, a Microsoft admin, and Windows developer posted an updated on the request for GATT support: The Bluetooth team is hard at work adding GATT Server APIs to Windows and we expect GATT Server should be in the Windows Insider Preview builds and SDK later this year. When APIs get added in to the OS and SDK, any developer can start updating their app. Once the next release of Windows is available, any app that want to use these new features will be able submit an update to the Store.

GATT support, vital for wearables, should be in Insider builds later this year

Azure compliance white paper-o-rama

Azure compliance white paper-o-rama

Following national and regional regulations of the countries your business operates in is not an easy task, yet it is an absolute necessity as businesses across all industries see their customer bases expand geographically. Whether you’re a business or an organization operating within the boundaries of a single country or across the globe, you can confidently move to the cloud and still maintain alignment with regional and international requirements.

Azure compliance white paper-o-rama