Security


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.

Exchange Online Protection Getting Security Enhancements

Microsoft provided an update today about its future Exchange Online Protection plans.

Microsoft's October Patch Includes Zero-Day Windows and IE Flaw Fixes

This month's security offering includes three bulletins rated "critical" and five "important" items.

IE To Block Outdated Silverlight Plug-ins Next Month

Internet Explorer will begin blocking outdated Silverlight ActiveX plug-ins, starting on Nov. 11.

Yahoo Servers Reportedly Hacked Using 'Shellshock' Hole

Romanian hackers are targeting the Yahoo Games servers.

Study: Security Incident Rates Increase as Security Budgets Drop

IT's security spending is not keeping up with the reported 42.8 million security incidents in PwC's enterprise survey.

Microsoft Promises Enterprise Perks With Windows 10

Microsoft pitched the business side of Windows 10 today after announcing the upcoming operating system at a San Francisco press event.

Microsoft Cites New Patch Guidance for Windows 8 and Windows Server 2012 R2

Microsoft indicated this week that the patch cycle for Windows 8.x and Windows Server 2012 R.x systems follows a different approach than in the past.

Survey Finds IT Pros Underestimating Cloud-Based App Usage

How many cloud-based applications are running in your environment? Probably more than you think, if the results of a new survey of IT and security professionals released last week by the Cloud Security Alliance (CSA) are any indication.

Millions of Systems and Devices Vulnerable to Bash 'ShellShock' Flaw

The 25-year-old flaw, which was just discovered on Wednesday, leaves systems running Linux and Mac OS X open to remote code execution attacks.

Microsoft Pulls Plug on Trustworthy Computing Group

The remaining members will be absorbed into Cloud & Enterprise and Legal and Corporate Affairs groups.

Prepare for Windows Server 2003's End of Support

The retirement of support for Windows Server 2003 will be one of the most important of the predictable security issues of 2015.

Microsoft Patch Woes Continue: Lync Security Update Pulled

The pulled item marks the third month in a row in which Microsoft has had to address issues with its monthly security update.

Yahoo Threatened with Daily Fines after Challenging Surveillance Requests

The tech company said it was fined $250,000 per day for not handing over requested user data.

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