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New Windows 11 features strengthen security to address evolving cyberthreat landscape

Ahead of the Microsoft Build 2024 conference, we announced a new class of Windows computers, Copilot+ PC. Alongside this exciting new class of PCs, we are introducing important security features and updates that make Windows 11 more secure for users and organizations and give developers the tools to prioritize security. Today’s threat landscape is unlike […]

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Demystifying Azure Open AI for App developers

Co-Authors (Prakash, Prabhjot) The purpose of this blog is to cover the concepts related to Azure Open AI in an easy-to-understand concise format for anyone with no or limited ML background. Let’s begin by understanding the fundamental components of Azure OpenAI solutions, their tools, and patterns, and explore how they are distinct from Azure OpenAI

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Examining the Deception infrastructure in place behind code.microsoft.com

The domain name code.microsoft.com has an interesting story behind it. Today it’s not linked to anything but that wasn’t always true. This is the story of one of my most successful honeypot instances and how it enabled Microsoft to collect varied threat intelligence against a broad range of actor groups targeting Microsoft. I’m writing this

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Deploy a Gradio Web App on Azure with Azure App Service: a Step-by-Step Guide

A teaser image generated by DALL E 2 Context Gradio is an open-source Python package that you can use for free to create a demo or web app for your machine learning model, API, Azure AI Services integration or any Python function. You can run Gradio in Python notebooks or on a script. A Gradio

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Extend Power of AutoGen with Promptflow

Multi-agent framework is the next evolution of single agent chat bots and RAG (Retrieval Augmented Generation) applications. The Autogen framework is currently the most popular for multi-agent use cases. Promptflow is a tool that simplifies the process of building, evaluating, and deploying Language Learning Model (LLM) applications. This blog will guide you on how to

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Enhancing protection: Updates on Microsoft’s Secure Future Initiative

At Microsoft, we’re continually evolving our cybersecurity strategy to stay ahead of threats targeting our products and customers. As part of our efforts to prioritize transparency and accountability, we’re launching a regular series on milestones and progress of the Secure Future Initiative (SFI)—a multi-year commitment advancing the way we design, build, test, and operate our

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How SQL developers can maximize savings

Whether you build applications for SQL Server on-premises or in Azure, there are several options for you to develop or test for free, or with substantial cost savings. Some of these options you may be familiar with, but this post will help explain details and answer some questions Microsoft often gets to provide you a

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Patching Perforce perforations: Critical RCE vulnerability discovered in Perforce Helix Core Server

Microsoft discovered, responsibly disclosed, and helped remediate four vulnerabilities that could be remotely exploited by unauthenticated attackers in Perforce Helix Core Server (“Perforce Server”), a source code management platform largely used in the videogame industry and by multiple organizations spanning government, military, technology, retail, and more. Perforce Server customers are strongly urged to update to

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Deploy your Azure Machine Learning prompt flow on virtually any platform

Available in Azure Machine Learning Studio, Azure AI Studio and locally on your development laptop, prompt flow is a development tool designed to streamline the entire development cycle of AI applications powered by LLMs (Large Language Models). Prompt flow makes the prompts stand front and center instead of obfuscating them or burying them deep in

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Microsoft Azure AI, data, and application innovations help turn your AI ambitions into reality

Welcome to Microsoft Ignite 2023! The past year has been one of true transformation. Companies are seeing real benefits today and are eager to explore what’s next—including how they can do more with their data investments, build intelligent applications, and uncover what AI can do for their business. We recently commissioned a study through IDC

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