The Microsoft biometric security service will not work on your Windows 10 PC without Microsoft’s help, Microsoft said today in a blog post.
Microsoft said it was working with several partners to provide a “safe and secure” Windows 10 biometric login experience for its Windows 10-based Windows 10 Mobile users.
Microsoft is working on ways to support the Windows 10 Metro-style design on Windows 10 PCs, and Windows 10 phones.
The company did not elaborate on what that might entail.
The announcement follows a series of news stories about Microsoft’s efforts to improve Windows 10 security.
The latest was Microsoft’s decision last week to block apps from installing malicious code in the Windows Defender software suite, including malware that would be used to hijack and steal your personal information.
The security suite uses “full disk encryption,” Microsoft said, so apps cannot access your files, such as photos and videos, without your permission.
Microsoft has also added “an end-to-end encrypted cloud” for the Windows cloud, which can store all of your sensitive data on the cloud and never be accessed by third parties.
The new security measures are aimed at protecting users from malware and phishing emails that are sent by criminals.
Microsoft’s security team also plans to introduce a “more robust authentication layer for Windows 10” in the future, Microsoft wrote.
“This new authentication layer will allow Windows 10 users to choose from a range of different authentication options that will be based on the needs of each user.”
The company also plans “a secure Windows experience for devices with embedded Windows Hello,” which can be used for the authentication of devices in the home.
Microsoft also said it is “working with Microsoft partners” to offer “a free and secure biometric biometric app.”
Microsoft said Windows 10 has been certified as “secure,” meaning it can be installed on a variety of devices and can provide a secure connection for users.
But the company said its Windows Mobile devices are not secure.
“Microsoft Mobile devices may not be secure,” the company wrote.
Microsoft added that the Windows Mobile OS “is not certified as secure by the industry standard and is not yet ready for the mainstream,” which includes devices running on Windows Phone 8 and Windows 8.1.
“As the industry evolves to address this new security challenge, we will continue to improve and make Windows 10 even more secure,” Microsoft wrote, referring to the Windows operating system’s 10.1 upgrade.
The Windows 10 operating system is available on phones, tablets and laptops.