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Microsoft Defender ATP Gets macOS Investigation Support

The endpoint and detection response (EDR) feature in Microsoft Defender Advanced Threat Protection (ATP) has reached the "general availability" stage for macOS devices.

Azure DevOps Services Losing Support for Alternate Credentials

Microsoft gave notice last week that it's going to drop Alternate Credentials support for authenticating users of its Azure DevOps Services.

Microsoft Releases .NET Core 3.1

Described as a "small and short release," .NET Core 3.1 focuses on two of the biggest features highlighted in the release of .NET Core 3.0 earlier this fall.

Microsoft Endpoint Configuration Manager Update 1910 Released

Microsoft announced last week that it is starting to deliver Update 1910 for Microsoft Endpoint Configuration Manager users.

Microsoft Reveals Plan To Kill Delve Blogs

Microsoft somewhat indirectly unveiled plans to kill off its Delve Blogs feature, with disablement starting next month.

Microsoft Expands SharePoint Online Migration Tool Options

Microsoft has continued to hone its various free tools to help organizations shift to SharePoint Online and Microsoft 365 cloud services.

Google IDs on Azure Active Directory B2B Service Now at 'General Availability'

Microsoft announced on Wednesday that users of the Google identity and access service can use their personal log-in IDs with the Azure Active Directory B2B service to access resources as "guests."

Microsoft Bolsters Kubernetes with Azure Confidential Computing

Microsoft on Tuesday announced various developments concerning the use of Kubernetes, an open source container orchestration solution fostered by Google.

Windows Will Have Support for Encrypted DNS

Microsoft announced this week that the Windows operating system already has support for an encrypted Domain Name System option that promises to add greater privacy protections for Internet connections.

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Microsoft Highlights SharePoint Changes and Future Capabilities in Ignite Talk

SharePoint news from Ignite consisted of lots of improvements, some driven by customer requests.

Salesforce and Microsoft Partnering on Azure Services and Teams

Salesforce.com and Microsoft on Thursday announced a strategic partnership on cloud technology use.

Azure Active Directory ID Protection 'Refresh' Now Available

Microsoft's enhancements to the Azure Active Directory Identity Protection service are now said to be "generally available" (GA), or ready for commercial use, per a Wednesday announcement.

November Microsoft Security Bundle Addresses 75 Vulnerabilities

Of that number, 13 vulnerabilities are rated "Critical" to patch, while 62 vulnerabilities are deemed "Important."

Microsoft Releases Windows 10 Version 1909

Microsoft on Tuesday announced the release of Windows 10 version 1909, a new operating system product that's also known as the "Windows 10 November 2019 Update."

Microsoft Offers 1 Year of Free Windows 7 Extended Security Updates to E5 Licensees

Microsoft is offering one year of free support under its Extended Security Updates program to Windows 7 users if their organizations have E5 licensing.

Microsoft Detecting BlueKeep Exploits Used for Coin Mining

Microsoft on Thursday described its research on the so-called "BlueKeep" Remote Desktop Services vulnerability in older Windows systems, finding signs that it's being used to install coin miners.

Microsoft Ships HoloLens 2 Mixed Reality Headsets

Microsoft announced on Thursday that it has started shipping HoloLens 2, its mixed reality headset.

Microsoft's Project Cortex Blends AI and SharePoint To Create Knowledge Networks

Microsoft's new Project Cortex knowledge network for Microsoft 365 users, introduced by CEO Satya Nadella at the Ignite event, is powered by SharePoint and other technologies.

Microsoft Offers More Details on Azure Arc for Hybrid Cloud, Data Management

Microsoft on Tuesday released more information about Azure Arc, the hybrid cloud and infrastructure toolkit it announced during the opening keynote of its Ignite 2019 conference in Orlando, Fla.

Azure Active Directory Improvements Include Multifactor Authentication for All

Microsoft on Monday announced a bunch or Azure Active Directory enhancements as part of its Ignite event happenings.

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