IT Management


Insider Snooping Still Serious Security Issue, Survey Finds

Cyber-Ark's survey reveals that a significant number of IT staff use their IT administration rights to access privileged or confidential data.

Use 'Protected Mode' To Secure IE 7, Microsoft Says

A setting in Internet Explorer 7 running on Windows Vista can help stave off a particular remote code execution attack, according to Microsoft's security team.

Microsoft Rolls Out New Forefront Betas

Microsoft is releasing new betas of Forefront enterprise security products, according to announcements issued this week.

Google Unveils Potential Exchange Killer

Google just made it easier for IT organizations to ditch Microsoft Exchange Server.

IT May Wait for Office 2010, Survey Suggests

Cost-cutting IT organizations may delay Microsoft Office upgrades, but they don't appear to be switching to alternative productivity suites, according to a Forrester survey.

Microsoft Breaks Record With Massive June Patch

It only took six months for Microsoft to break its own record for addressing the most vulnerabilities in a single patch.

Microsoft Rolls Out SCVMM 2008 R2 RC

The release candidate of System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2008 R2 is now available for public testing, Microsoft announced on Monday.

Windows 7: Expect 'Modest' Bump in PC Sales, Veghte Says

Microsoft's Bill Veghte spoke at the UBS Global Technology and Services Conference on Monday, providing a general overview of the Windows 7 business plan.

Heavy Security Patch Coming on Tuesday

June may prove to be a busy month for IT pros, with Microsoft planning to release 10 fixes in its next security patch.

Reller Assures Financial Crowd on Windows 7 Readiness

Microsoft executive Tami Reller fielded questions about the company's Windows business segment on Thursday in New York City.

DirectShow Subject to Attacks, Microsoft Warns

Microsoft issued a security advisory on Friday describing a newly disclosed bug in Microsoft DirectShow that could enable remote code execution attacks.

Cybersecurity Policy Will Pose Challenges, Security Pros Say

Now that there's some movement toward a U.S. cybersecurity policy, it's time to roll up the sleeves and get to work, and that task won't be easy, software security experts suggested on Friday.

SP2 Released for Windows Vista and Windows Server 2008

Microsoft published Service Pack 2 (SP2) on Monday for Windows Vista and Windows Server 2008.

IT Shops Still Spending Despite Downturn

A recent study from IT staffing specialist Robert Half Technology suggests that CIOs plan to invest in new IT initiatives over the next year, in spite of a bad (and possibly worsening) economic climate.

Microsoft Gets Patent on OS-Disabling Technology

Microsoft recently received a U.S. patent on technology that can restrict software and hardware use on a computer

Operations Manager 2007 R2 Available for Trial

Microsoft on Thursday issued an "evaluation edition" of its System Center Operations Manager 2007 R2 product.

Microsoft-HP Renew Unified Communications Push

Microsoft and HP expanded their existing agreements on unified communications (UC) products and services on Tuesday.

Microsoft Adds Virtualization to Unified Communications

Microsoft continued its foray into unified communications (UC) with an announcement last week of support for a virtualized topology in Microsoft Office Communications Server R2 (OCS R2).

Lone Microsoft Patch Fixes PowerPoint Vulnerability

As expected, Microsoft rolled out only one patch for this month's Patch Tuesday, a critical bulletin for PowerPoint.

Middleware Market Hits the Brakes in 2009

The middleware software market has entered the slow lane in 2009, according to a Gartner report announced on Wednesday.

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