Security


Manage Mobile Devices and Policies in Active Directory

Introduced in Windows Server 2012 R2, Workplace Join lets otherwise incapable mobile devices participate in an Active Directory domain, but doesn't provide comprehensive security.

Microsoft Outlines Security Protections Using Azure Active Directory

Microsoft officials talked today about how the company's Azure Active Directory (AD) service is using machine learning to thwart cyberattacks.

Microsoft's Security Essentials Fails Latest Antivirus Test

Keeping up its poor showing in AV-Test's assessments, the free offering from Microsoft scored a zero when it came to protection.

Windows Server 2003 To Lose Security Update Support in July

Organizations trying to upgrade Windows Server 2003 before the end of its product lifecycle have another worry, namely, the impending loss of security supp

Time Is Running Out for Windows Server 2003

Official support for the aged Microsoft product ends this summer. Is your shop ready?

Google Discloses 2 More Windows Bugs

The flaws reside in Windows 7 and Windows 8.1.

Microsoft's Light January Patch Includes 1 'Critical' Windows Fix

Today's release also includes a bulletin that addresses the Windows 8.1 zero-day flaw that was discovered by Google.

Microsoft Calls Google's Windows Security Disclosure a 'Gotcha' Move

Microsoft said that Google released information on a Windows 8.1 flaw even though a fix was on its way.

Microsoft Disabling SSL 3.0 in Azure Storage Next Month

Microsoft plans to disable Secure Sockets Layer 3.0 encryption support in its Azure Storage service next month.

Microsoft Previews Azure Key Vault Service

Microsoft announced a preview today of a cloud-enabled security management service for IT pros and developers called "Azure Key Vault."

Microsoft Kills Public Patch Tuesday Advance Notifications

The company cited that the general lack of interest by organizations led to the change.

Google Pulls Curtain Back on Windows 8.1 Zero-Day Flaw

Microsoft said it is currently finishing up on a fix.

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.

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