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Microsoft Ending Azure BizTalk Services

Microsoft gave notice on Wednesday that Azure BizTalk Services will come to an end in about a year.

Microsoft Improves Azure Active Directory Proxy Service and Adds Work Folders Support

Microsoft this week announced various Azure Active Directory improvements.

Windows 10 'Creators Update' Arriving for Surface Hub Devices

Microsoft announced today that it has rolled out the Windows 10 "creators update" for its Surface Hub collaboration devices.

Office 365 Add-In Deployment Capability Now Available

IT pros can now centrally deploy Office add-ins to end users using Microsoft's Office 365 Centralized Deployment service, which was launched commercially today.

Microsoft Offers Resources for Achieving GDPR Compliance in 2018

Microsoft and other service providers are suggesting that they have the means for organizations to become compliant with the European Union's General Data Protection Regulation.

IDC Advocates for 'Patch Independence' Mindset To Address Security Risks

IDC offered a somewhat contrarian view this week on how organizations should best protect against security incidents.

Microsoft Previews Workflow Enhancements to Azure Active Directory Privileged ID Management Service

Microsoft is previewing two improvements to its Azure Active Directory Privileged Identity Management service.

Microsoft Said To Be Buying Hexadite Security Firm

Microsoft reportedly has agreed to buy software security firm Hexadite for $100 million.

Microsoft Previews Free Power BI Dashboard for Tracking Office 365 Use

Microsoft this week announced a preview of a free visualization tool for IT pros called the "Office 365 Adoption Content Pack in Power BI."

SharePoint 2016 Servicing Policy Announced by Microsoft

Microsoft announced an "updated product servicing policy" for SharePoint Server 2016 this week.

Microsoft Planning Azure and Office 365 Services Expansions in Africa

Microsoft announced plans this week to expand its "cloud" services in Africa by building new datacenters in South Africa.

Microsoft Offers More Advice on Disabling Windows SMB 1

Microsoft's position on Server Message Block version 1 in Windows systems is that organizations should just get rid of it.

SharePoint Virtual Summit Unveils 2017 Roadmap Plans

Microsoft had a lot to say about SharePoint at its Virtual Summit event this week.

Microsoft Offers Tips on Removing Insecure SMB 1 from Windows Networks

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.

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 Releases Windows Ransomware Patch, Blasts NSA for Malware Stockpile

Microsoft on Friday released a security update for Windows XP that fixes an SMB v1 hole that has been recently used to spread ransomware via phishing attacks.

Microsoft Goes Live with Azure Active Directory Portal

The Azure Portal now includes Azure Active Directory capabilities at the "general availability" stage.

Microsoft Previews Azure Active Directory B2C Dev Tools

Microsoft this week announced new Azure Active Directory Business-to-Consumer previews, a new library for developers and some associated Microsoft Flow tools.

Ransomware Outbreak Targeting Windows SMB Flaw

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 Advises Developers To Stop Using Azure Active Directory Graph

Microsoft clarified earlier this month that it really wants developers to use Microsoft Graph over Azure Active Directory Graph, going forward.

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