As the rate and sophistication of ransomware and phishing campaigns accelerate, Office 365 has become a primary target, making a defense-in-breadth strategy critical.
- By Jasson Walker
IDC offered a somewhat contrarian view this week on how organizations should best protect against security incidents.
Microsoft is previewing two improvements to its Azure Active Directory Privileged Identity Management service.
Microsoft this week announced a preview of a free visualization tool for IT pros called the "Office 365 Adoption Content Pack in Power BI."
The majority SharePoint implementations are on pace to run in hybrid cloud architectures. The good news is it has become a first-class citizen in the SharePoint ecosystem.
- By Christian Buckley
Microsoft announced an "updated product servicing policy" for SharePoint Server 2016 this week.
Microsoft's position on Server Message Block version 1 in Windows systems is that organizations should just get rid of it.
Microsoft had a lot to say about SharePoint at its Virtual Summit event this week.
Microsoft recently highlighted some tools that IT pros can use to detect if Server Message Block version 1 (SMB 1) is being used in a network.
The Azure Portal now includes Azure Active Directory capabilities at the "general availability" stage.
Microsoft this week announced new Azure Active Directory Business-to-Consumer previews, a new library for developers and some associated Microsoft Flow tools.
A large ransomware outbreak affecting some Windows systems is in effect today, with a report from the SANS Institute's Internet Storm Center estimating 45,000 attacks in 74 countries.
Microsoft clarified earlier this month that it really wants developers to use Microsoft Graph over Azure Active Directory Graph, going forward.
Microsoft announced the next major update to Windows 10, arriving sometime this fall, on the second day of the company's Build developer conference in Seattle, Wash.
- By Scott Bekker
Microsoft plans to launch a Windows Insider Program for Windows Server 2016 users, starting this summer.