Brien runs through some of the issues he's run into with Redmond's updated licensing policies.
The IE vulnerability incident presents Microsoft with a perfect occasion to brag about the new security features hitting Windows 8 and Internet Explorer 10.
Use that extra time you would be using to patch to test out the newest System Center update instead.
An Anonymous hacker (although not sure if part of Anonymous or just anonymous) was quick to take credit on Monday for the six-hour Web site outages of GoDaddy customers.
Is the cloud a viable tool in the fight?
It's been a tough week and a half for Oracle and its Java crew.
If you need to create and configure VMs on a regular basis, using Windows PowerShell to do so can speed up the process.
Every company has different needs. While Office 365 may be a perfect fit for the shop across the street, it may not be right for your business.
Mary Jo Foley discusses why Windows 8 is just the latest example of how the company is trying to push customers into a future that they're not ready for.
- By Mary Jo Foley
With an estimated 33 percent of IT employees working as freelancers by 2020, Greg Shields argues why this shift away from salaried positions is a win-win for both employer and employee.
- By Greg Shields
Will Microsoft's Windows 8 Surface tablet sink or float? Here's what readers think.
- By Readers of Redmond magazine
While Microsoft's dedication to software security should be the gold standard for others, it's a war that the company will never win.
Brien lays out his argument on why you will soon start to see features of a traditional operating system shifting to the hypervisor.
Remember that "Pandora's box" that security bloggers and experts were warning about once it was reported that Stuxnet might have come from a government body?
Microsoft released a security advisory this week warning about an issue that could cause VPN passwords to be stolen, thanks to the work of a couple of hackers.
While malware will have to use a new trick to infect systems, Microsoft's solution may hurt those who have dealings overseas.
Big brother asks Microsoft for some assistance.
Mary Jo Foley looks at Microsoft's product line changes over the last year and wonders if it's indicative of a larger shift.
- By Mary Jo Foley
Not only does it not save enterprises money, but it adds a ton of security issues. What's not to like?
According to a recent poll, cloud security still isn't up to the level to handle the data of many enterprises.