According to documents that were released on Wednesday, both the National Security Agency (NSA) and the British Government Communications Headquarters tapped overseas datacenters used by both Yahoo and Google.
Microsoft's latest security report highlights the huge gap between Windows XP and Windows 8 infection rates.
Brien runs down how you can get the most out of Windows Server 2012 R2's newest tiered storage functionality.
The goal of the document is to bring both the public and private sectors to the same level of security so that information pertaining to threats can be easily shared between the two.
For hybrid cloud solutions to continue to find their footing in the enterprise, security features that enforce geographic jurisdictions should be a top priority.
Some of the biggest privacy issues to come out of the PRISM reveal has stemmed the lack of communication from federal agencies.
- By Jeffrey Schwartz
This month hits the 10-year anniversary of Microsoft's first monthly security update release. And in celebrating a decade of Patch Tuesdays, Redmond is gifting IT four bulletin items rated "critical" and four "important" for October's monthly rollout.
Adobe alerted customers on Thursday that a breach by hackers has resulted in the loss of 2.9 million customers' personal data -- including user names, encrypted credit card information and passwords.
Casper Bowden said Microsoft is involved in a program that is anti-democratic.
Don Jones breaks down how Microsoft's cloud approach ties into its commitment to faster release cycles and renewed focus on small- and mid-sized enterprises.
Two questions I get asked most are: "How do you keep up with changing technology?" and "What do you use for your lab?"
- By Greg Shields
Despite Microsoft entering a transformative period, 69 percent of Redmond readers are confident the company will continue to be a key player in the enterprise software market.
- By Jeffrey Schwartz
Microsoft may be once again falling into its monopolistic ways as it tries to dominate both the service and device markets.
- By Mary Jo Foley
A reader takes issue with Mary Jo Foley calling Microsoft's recent .NET developer attitude as an apology to the community.
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Brien discusses that with the trend towards tablets, IT will survive by adapting.
More than half of readers say Microsoft allows government access to everything stored in its cloud services.
Brien breaks down the step-by-step procedure to add more storage to an existing pool.
How trustworthy does IT view Microsoft's patches?
Brien takes a look at cracking passwords with reader-suggested rainbow tablets.
In a report by Mashable, the BitLocker team was approached by agents multiple times about creating an easy access point for federal law enforcement.