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Cloud Benefits 101: Provisioning and Encrypted Storage

Beyond the flexibility and costs savings of cloud computing are certain tactical advantages like automated provisioning and encrypted storage. This quick primer by cloud security expert Vic Winkler will give you the pros and cons of each.

Cyber Warfare Is Out in the Open

Stuxnet was reportedly created by the U.S. and Israel.

Was the Flame Malware Spread Microsoft's Fault?

Unauthentic certificates are to blame.

Change Your LinkedIn Passwords. Now.

And your eHarmony password accounts, while you're at it.

Why Does Microsoft Keep Partnering with Underdogs?

Microsoft has a lot riding on partnerships with Yahoo!, Nokia and Barnes & Noble. Mary Jo Foley wonders why, and what the impact would be of any of these go under.

Windows Server Auditing: Third-Party Solutions Are a Good Thing!

Why the one size-fits-all approach wouldn't work for you or Microsoft.

An Insider's Guide to TechEd, Part 2

In this entry, Brien shares some knowledge and pointers on tackling the sessions and the exhibit hall of TechEd.

June Reader Letters: Mac vs. PC

Redmond readers chime in on why a Windows Admin might want to use a Mac and more.

The Cost of Keeping Windows XP

Is running an older OS really more expensive than migrating to a new version?

Iran Flamed With Surveillance Malware

This doesn't look like it was for monetary gain.

Employee Social Network Monitoring On the Rise

Are you watching others watch Facebook?

Name Cha-Cha-Cha-Changes

Microsoft naming fun.

An Insider's Guide to TechEd, Part 1

Brien provides some helpful hints on how to get the most out of TechEd's attendee party and vendor freebies.

10 Years of Secure Microsoft Software, Annoying Patch Tuesdays

Trustworthy Computing has become the industry standard for software security.

Infection Rate for Vista On the Rise

If you are running Vista SP1, you may be in danger.

U.S. Cyber Czar Steps Down

Did you even know we had czars?

File Sharers Draw the Moral Line

Distributing copyright material, good. Hacking Web sites, bad.

Microsoft's Anti-Hacker Kit Receives New Tools

EMET 3.0 is now fully supported and available for download.

Adobe Realizes Not Patching Software Is Bad

Customers demand a change, Adobe obliges.

A United Microsoft: How Real Is It?

Mary Jo Foley on how Microsoft is trying to unite itself, and whether it's actually working.

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