Microsoft's Ignite 2016 conference is underway after the company's keynote at the event today. The partner-focused conference is an important date on Microsoft's calendar. The keynote put an emphasis on improved security across Microsoft services. To help achieve this, the company announced Windows Defender Application Guard. The new security service will enhance protection on Windows 10, Office 365, and Enterprise Mobility and Security. The latter was formerly known as Enterprise Mobility Suite. The purpose of Windows Defender Application Guard is to make the Windows 10 Edge browser more secure. In fact, Microsoft says it is designed to make Edge the most secure browser. The defender will combat malware, containing it and stopping it spreading. Microsoft has already how Edge is the most power-efficient browser and is now doubling down on security. The new security service will come to Windows Insiders soon. Microsoft adds that it will be rolled out to Windows 10 Enterprise customers during Q1 of 2017.
Microsoft Ignite 2016: Keynote Focuses on Improving Security across Services
Microsoft opened Ignite 2016 by doubling down on security measures. The company debuted Windows Defender Application Guard, new features for Office 365 ATP, and an Enterprise Mobility and Security service.