Security


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.

App Compatability Issues May Occur with Microsoft's EMET Security Tool

Microsoft's free Enhanced Mitigation Experience Toolkit (EMET) may not operate correctly for some apps.

Microsoft's EMET Security Tool Requires App Compatibility Testing

Microsoft's Enhanced Mitigation Experience Toolkit can spell trouble for some apps.

5 Security Tools for IT That Go Deep

With IT facing more complex and new types of threats compared to years past, it's time to arm yourself with the best tools to keep you and your network secure.

Oauth and OpenID Flaw Affecting Google, Hotmail, Facebook

Another major Web software flaw has been disclosed, one that could redirect your personal information into the wrong hands.

Product Review: Keeping Systems Patched with SolarWinds Patch Manager 2.0

Patch management suite allows agents to schedule updates and provides better real-time reporting.

Microsoft Backtracks, Includes Windows XP in IE Zero-Day Patch

The fix comes on the heels of attackers actively exploiting the Internet Explorer Flash flaw against Windows XP users.

Microsoft Aims To Regain Trust in a Post-Snowden World

Nearly a year after Snowden leaks, Redmond officials speak out for transparency in security versus privacy conflict between IT providers and governments.

Lesson from the Target Breach: IT Must Implement Two-Factor Authentication

Last year's Target incident should be a wake-up call for IT to fundamentally change how they handle passwords.

Microsoft Ordered To Hand Over Overseas Data to U.S. Law Enforcement

A magistrate judge ruled that search warrants for online overseas data do not function in the same manner as warrants for physical data stored out of the U.S.

New Critical IE Zero-Day Flaw Found

The latest flaw to strike every version of Microsoft's Web browser has been seen to be in active use by attackers.

Security Essentials Scores Low in Windows Protection Test

Microsoft's free antivirus offering showed to be lacking when stacked up against its competitors.

New Microsoft Identity Manager Product Arriving in 2015

The product replaces Forefront Identity Manager and is expected to be available in the first half of next year.

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