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  • Applications for artificial intelligence in Department of Defense cyber missions

    Editor’s note: On May 3 Eric Horvitz, Chief Scientific Officer, testified before the U.S. Senate Armed Services Committee Subcommittee on Cybersecurity for a hearing on the use of AI in Department of Defense cyber missions. Read Eric Horvitz’s written testimony below and watch the hearing here.   Chairman Manchin, Ranking Member Rounds, and Members of the Subcommittee,... The post Applications for artificial intelligence in Department of Defense cyber missions appeared first on Microsoft On the Issues.

  • A vital step at a critical moment: The Declaration for the Future of the Internet

    Today, the White House announced that the United States and 60 other governments have signed a new Declaration for the Future of the Internet. As the world grapples with so many technology challenges, this Declaration represents a vital step at a critical moment. At Microsoft, we applaud the White House for its leadership, we are... The post A vital step at a critical moment: The Declaration for the Future of the Internet appeared first on Microsoft On the Issues.

  • The hybrid war in Ukraine

    Today, we released a report detailing the relentless and destructive Russian cyberattacks we’ve observed in a hybrid war against Ukraine, and what we’ve done to help protect Ukrainian people and organizations. We believe it’s important to share this information so that policymakers and the public around the world know what’s occurring, and so others in... The post The hybrid war in Ukraine appeared first on Microsoft On the Issues.

  • A competitiveness bill is good for universities, industry and America

    Maintaining American leadership amid heightened global competition will require intensified basic scientific research, the traditional domain of universities, as well as accelerated technology development, the traditional province of the private sector. Both houses of Congress have recently passed landmark bills that will support our country’s academic and industrial bases with targeted funding for science, investments... The post A competitiveness bill is good for universities, industry and America appeared first on Microsoft On the Issues.

  • Microsoft releases biannual digital trust reports

    Microsoft has released its latest biannual digital trust reports on the Microsoft Reports Hub, including our Law Enforcement Requests Report, U.S. National Security Orders Report, Digital Safety Content Report, Privacy Report, Right to Be Forgotten Requests Report, Government Requests for Content Removal Report and Copyright Content Removal Request Report, We are committed to transparency around our services... The post Microsoft releases biannual digital trust reports appeared first on Microsoft On the Issues.

  • Notorious cybercrime gang’s botnet disrupted

    Today, we’re announcing that Microsoft’s Digital Crimes Unit (DCU) has taken legal and technical action to disrupt a criminal botnet called ZLoader. ZLoader is made up of computing devices in businesses, hospitals, schools, and homes around the world and is run by a global internet-based organized crime gang operating malware as a service that is... The post Notorious cybercrime gang’s botnet disrupted appeared first on Microsoft On the Issues.

  • Disrupting cyberattacks targeting Ukraine

    Today, we’re sharing more about cyberattacks we’ve seen from a Russian nation-state actor targeting Ukraine and steps we’ve taken to disrupt it. We recently observed attacks targeting Ukrainian entities from Strontium, a Russian GRU-connected actor we have tracked for years. This week, we were able to disrupt some of Strontium’s attacks on targets in Ukraine.... The post Disrupting cyberattacks targeting Ukraine appeared first on Microsoft On the Issues.

  • EU-U.S. data agreement an important milestone for data protection, Microsoft is committed to doing our part

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  • A new Open Data for Social Impact Framework

    Today, we’re publishing a resource to help nonprofits, multilateral organizations, governments and research institutions around the world put data to work to help address societal issues: the Open Data for Social Impact Framework. This new resource builds on the 10 lessons learned from Microsoft’s Open Data Campaign, and includes practical recommendations on how to apply... The post A new Open Data for Social Impact Framework appeared first on Microsoft On the Issues.

  • States must act quickly, thoughtfully to bridge the digital divide

    An alarming number of people in America are cut off from opportunities afforded to the rest of us who have internet access. Microsoft data shows that more than one out of three people in the U.S. are not using the internet at what the Federal Communications Commission defines as a standard broadband connection, currently a... The post States must act quickly, thoughtfully to bridge the digital divide appeared first on Microsoft On the Issues.