IT Management


December Microsoft Patch Contains Critical IE Fix

As expected, the last Windows Security Update of 2009 will include six security bulletins -- three dubbed "critical" and three labeled "important."

Office 2010 Migration Tools Released as Betas

Microsoft on Monday released betas of two new tools to help IT organizations with Office 2010 migrations.

Patch Tuesday To Deliver Six Security Fixes

There's no rest for the weary, as Microsoft is planning to release six security bulletins for this coming Patch Tuesday.

Windows 'Black Screen' Problem Still a Mystery

Security firm Prevx apologized for suggesting that Microsoft's November security patch might cause "black screens" in Windows-based machines.

Microsoft Warns of IE 6 and IE 7 Bug

A new zero-day Internet Explorer bug awaits IT pros returning from the holiday break.

Microsoft Shareholders Approve Executive Compensation

More than 99 percent of Microsoft voting shareholders have approved the company's executive compensation practices in its first "say-on-pay" vote.

NSA Official Says 3 Steps Can Thwart Cyberattacks

Systems with proper security and network controls can withstand about 80 percent of known cyberattacks, said a senior National Security Agency official.

Forefront TMG 2010 Released to Manufacturing

Microsoft released Forefront Threat Management Gateway 2010 to manufacturers on Monday.

Windows SMB Subject to Denial-of-Service Attack

Microsoft is continuing to investigate holes in its Server Message Block file-sharing protocol used in Windows.

Opera Beats IE in Browser Web Security

Microsoft's efforts on combating server-side Web vulnerabilities, as well as patching its Internet Explorer client, may be paying off.

Hefty November Patch Adds to IT Woes

Microsoft rolled out six security fixes in its November patch on Tuesday.

E-Mail 'Biggest' Security Risk, Microsoft Says

An organization's security has a lot to do with its E-mail system, a top security official at Microsoft suggested.

Microsoft Security Report Released

Security experts commented on Version 7 of Microsoft's Security Intelligence Report, which was announced this week.

Patch Tuesday: Expect Six Security Fixes

After a record-breaking Patch Tuesday in October, November's security update promises to be a bit lighter with six scheduled fixes, three deemed "critical" and three "important."

Kace Updates Management Product for Windows 7

Kace on Tuesday unveiled an upgrade to its systems deployment appliance that can help with Windows 7 migrations.

Enrich Your E-Mail

Pixetell brings voice, video and screencast capability to your e-mail in an intuitive, easy-to-use package.

Office 2010 App Compatibility Program To Launch

Microsoft is developing application compatibility tools for Office 2010 to help IT organizations migrate to the new productivity suite when it becomes available.

Help Enhancements Rolled Out for Windows 7

Microsoft this week described some new help tools for Windows 7 users, adding to its many product support resources.

Microsoft Investigating Windows 7 Upgrade Troubles

Microsoft is working on upgrade snags that some users have described when moving from Vista to Windows 7.

Microsoft Releases OpsMgr Client Management Pack

Microsoft released a client tracking component on Monday that works with its System Center Operations Manager 2007 product.

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