Security


Researchers Discover that POODLE Flaw Is Affecting More Web Servers

A TLS padding issue could lead to attack. Also: Microsoft enables POODLE protection in IE 11.

Patch Tuesday: Microsoft Finishes 2014 with 7 Security Bulletins

Today's release looks to fix 25 flaws in Windows, Internet Explorer and Office.

FBI Issues Malware Attack Warning for Businesses After Sony Hack

U.S. companies should be on the lookout for wiper malware that could brick computers.

Microsoft Identity Manager Preview Now Available

Microsoft announced the preview release today of its latest identity and access management product.

'Critical' Windows Hole Gets Out-of-Band Patch

Microsoft released a crypto fix that has been seen to be in limited exploit against Windows Server.

Microsoft Fixes 19-Year-Old Windows and Office Flaw

Microsoft included the security solution in this month's Patch Tuesday release.

Microsoft Buys Aorato To Bolster Azure Active Directory

Microsoft announced today that it has acquired Aorato Ltd., a provider of identity and access management security solutions for organizations.

Faster IT Deployment Plan Needed for Microsoft Zero-Day Flaw Patches

IT should incorporate a different, faster procedure when applying critical zero-day vulnerability fixes.

Chinese Government Suspected of Backing Hackers in Post Office Breach

An unidentified hacker group accessed personal info on more than 80,000 USPS employees.

Bringing Your Enterprise Cloud Usage Under Control

What your organization can do to get cloud usage under some semblance of control and even turn issues into assets.

Report: Cyber Attacks May Cause 'Widespread Harm' by 2025

Experts weigh in on how they see security and cultural trends related to the Internet going in the next decade.

Windows Server 2003's Death Is Fast Approaching

Don't expect Microsoft to help you keep the aged server OS secure after July 14, 2015.

Microsoft's New Azure Security Service Released with Virtual Machines Scanning

Microsoft released a new antimalware solution for its various Azure services, including Virtual Machines.

Microsoft Planning To Disable SSL 3.0 Support in December

Microsoft gave notice today that it will disable Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) 3.0 support in its Internet Explorer browser and in its Online Services, starting on Dec. 1, 2014.

6 Security Tools To Protect Enterprise Data

The growth of employee-owned devices and use of cloud services requires advanced protection. Here are six new and emerging products worth considering.

Top Security Threats Still Plaguing Enterprise Cloud Adoption

Cloud usage is rising and so are the number of threats to the security and privacy of your organization's information.

Microsoft Outlines Windows 10 Security and ID Management Controls

Microsoft plans to step up its security and identity management controls with its next-generation Windows 10 operating system.

Microsoft Issues Advice on SSL 3.0 Security Vulnerability

Microsoft is offering more guidance regarding a Secure Sockets Layer 3.0 security flaw.

Google Adding Physical USB Key to Authentication Process

The new process looks to verify the authenticity of a Google site before users provide their login details.

Microsoft's Patch Problems Continue

This month's security update has led to compatibility and installation errors for many users.

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