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Microsoft Previews Web Server Security Baseline Tool

Microsoft this week offered yet another preview of a new Operations Management Suite (OMS) feature, this time focused on checking the security compliance of Windows Web servers.

First Look: Azure Web Application Firewall

Learn how to configure and protect cloud-based apps in Azure.

Adobe and Browser Makers Announce the End of Flash

Adobe will stop supporting its Flash Player browser plug-in by the end of 2020, the company announced today.

Inside Microsoft's Blockchain as a Service

Since bringing blockchain tools and distributed ledgers to its Azure cloud, Microsoft's Ethereum-based framework has begun evolving rapidly with three core components either in preview or under development.

Microsoft's Rural Broadband Effort Called 'Nonsense' by NAB

Microsoft this week offered a proposal to jumpstart rural broadband access in the United States, but the plan was immediately condemned by the National Association of Broadcasters.

Microsoft's Bet on a Blockchain Future

Microsoft has emerged as a leading force behind the rise of enterprise blockchain networks with a formative portfolio of new and forthcoming services in Azure. Learn how these cryptographically hashed distributed ledgers could change how transactions are processed.

Azure Active Directory plus PingAccess Now Available for Web Apps Access

Microsoft's Azure Active Directory service integrated with Ping Identity's PingAccess is now commercially available, supporting single sign-on access by end users to so-called "legacy" Web applications.

DocuSign Breach Leads to Massive Phishing Campaign

Digital signature technology firm DocuSign today alerted customers that part of its systems have been compromised, which has led to an increase in phishing e-mails sent to users of the service.

Microsoft Highlights Edge Browser Management in Windows 10

Microsoft on Thursday enumerated browser management policies of benefit to IT pros that are available with Windows 10 version 1703, the "creators update."

Office 365 Public Content Delivery Network Now Available for SharePoint Sites

Organizations can now speed up the performance of their SharePoint Online sites using the newly available Office 365 Public Content Delivery Network.

Microsoft Releases Windows 10 Creators Update and Security Patches

Microsoft on Tuesday announced the release of the Windows 10 "creators update," along with security updates and some product deprecations.

Azure Active Directory Preview of Ping Identity Solution Arriving This Week

Microsoft is planning to preview its collaborative work with Ping Identity this week, providing organizations with a more streamlined way to get single sign-on access to header-based Web applications.

Microsoft Resumes Security Updates with 'Largest' Patch Tuesday Release

Microsoft resumed its monthly security update releases on Tuesday following a rare deferral last month.

Google and Dutch Researchers Demonstrate Broken SHA-1 Web Security

Google this week announced that Shell Hashing Algorithm-1 (SHA-1) has been broken.

How To Deal with a DNS Poisoning Attack

When antimalware software isn't up to the challenge, it's time to take care of the problem manually.

Users of Azure Site Caching Service Get HTTPS Custom Domain Support

Verizon, an Azure Content Delivery Network (CDN) service partner with Microsoft, now provides HTTPS support for custom domains, Microsoft announced this week.

How To Alter the Edge Browser's Ability To Access a Site

Here's how I fixed an issue when malware took down Edge's ability to connect to Google.

Microsoft Touts Edge Browser Improvements in Windows 10 Creators Update

The Microsoft Edge browser will get some improvements with the Windows 10 "creators update."

Microsoft To Add Flash Blocking in Windows 10 Creators Update

Microsoft announced plans this week to further ease the use of the Adobe Flash Player in Windows 10.

Microsoft Offers Additional Guidance for Moving Away from SHA-1 Encryption

Microsoft has published a brief new guide for organizations grappling with the ongoing Shell Hashing Algorithim-1 (SHA-1) deprecation, which is a security concern for browser users and Web site operators.

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