Security


Glenn Greenwald: 'Significant' Government Surveillance Change Coming

The lawyer and journalist responsible for providing many of the details on government surveillance from Edward Snowden conducted an online Q&A on Wednesday.

Microsoft's July Patch Includes IE, Windows Journal Fixes

Microsoft's monthly security update comes with fixes for 29 flaws and includes three updated security advisories.

The Quest for a Culture of Security

Target. Equifax. Michaels. Heartbleed. IT security breaches and exploits just keep rolling in and for most companies, it hasn't made a bit of difference.

UPDATE: Microsoft Ending E-Mail Security Notifications on July 1

Microsoft issued a notice today that it plans to no longer deliver its security alerts via e-mail, starting on July 1.

Microsoft Issues an Update to Windows Update

Microsoft this week issued an update to its Windows Update/Microsoft Update client that aims to strengthen security for certain Windows users.

Microsoft Changes IE 11 Password Handling on Windows 8.1

Microsoft changed how Internet Explorer 11 handles password information on forms with the aim of giving users more control.

Microsoft Previews Security Threat Info Cloud Exchange Platform

The new cloud-based platform looks to streamline threat information to make it easier for users and machines to access and read.

Cloud Providers, Vendors Stepping Up Encryption

The most recent high-profile offering comes from HP with its split-key cloud security suite.

Microsoft Releases Preview of Azure AD Application Proxy Service

Microsoft this week released a preview version of its Azure Active Directory Application Proxy service.

59 IE Flaw Fixes Included in Microsoft's June Security Update

Plus: Microsoft warns of the importance of keeping Java patched.

New OpenSSL Encryption Flaw Found, Fix Now Available

The vulnerability has been discovered out of the wake of the Heartbleed bug disclosure.

Google Kicks Off E-Mail Encryption Security Efforts

Google this week outlined a few efforts that may help to ensure greater e-mail security via its Gmail service.

Microsoft's New Security Bulletin Tool Aims To Streamline Updates

The new service allows for custom security bulletin reports based off of users' needs.

Registry Hack Allows for Continued Windows XP Security Support

The workaround allows desktop users to push through Windows Embedded updates to their Windows XP machines.

Report Finds 97 Percent of Networks Have Been Breached

The report by security firm FireEye found that network security can't keep up with the sophistication of today's attacks.

Microsoft Previews 'Just Enough Administration' PowerShell Security Controls

Microsoft introduced a new PowerShell-based server protection scheme for IT pros at TechEd this week called "Just Enough Administration" (JEA).

Microsoft Exec Outlines New Mobile Device Management Improvements

Microsoft's themes coming out of the TechEd keynote this year included mobile device management and security controls.

Microsoft's May Patch Includes 'Critical' Fixes for IE and SharePoint Server

This month's security update also arrived with six "important" fixes and three new security advisories.

Windows Intune Getting Data Security Protections for Android and Apple Devices

Microsoft announced that new mobile device management improvements will be coming to its Windows Intune management solution, arriving sometime in the fourth quarter.

NSA Allegedly Placed Backdoors in Domestic Routers Sent Overseas

A new book said that the compromised devices sent overseas did not have any specific targets in mind.

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