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June Windows Security Patch Blocked for Some Configuration Manager WSUS Users

Microsoft warned users of Microsoft Endpoint Configuration Manager in conjunction with Windows Server Update Services about a "known issue" that blocks the installation of a June Windows security patch.

Microsoft Ending Its Cloudyn Cost Assessment Service This Month

Microsoft is planning to end its Cloudyn cost assessment solution for cloud services on June 30.

Universal Print Products with 'Native' Support Available from Brother, Canon, Konica Minolta and Lexmark

New printers with native support for the Microsoft 365 Universal Print cloud-based printer management solution have arrived on the market, although some may be pending.

Microsoft Defender for Endpoint Can Now Detect Unmanaged Devices

Microsoft on Tuesday announced the commercial release of an unmanaged device detection feature when using the Microsoft Defender for Endpoint product.

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Microsoft Offers Tool for Finding Outdated Azure Active Directory App Dependencies

Microsoft on Friday reminded developers with apps using older Azure Active Directory library files and APIs that support will be ending next year, but it also described a tool for finding those app dependencies.

Microsoft Touts Meetings for 'Hybrid Work' Scenarios with Coming Surface, Teams and Viva Improvements

Microsoft announced hardware and software enhancements arriving this year that promise to improve remote meetings and team collaborations for organizations.

Microsoft Adds Stop-Gap Tool, but Still Plans To End Exchange Online Basic Authentication

Microsoft on Wednesday announced another update on its plans to end the use of Basic Authentication with the Exchange Online e-mail messaging service.

Pundits Describe Leaked 'Windows 11' Operating System

"Windows 11" is the apparent name of a new client operating system from Microsoft that was leaked ahead of a June 24 Microsoft announcement.

Microsoft Defender for Endpoint Gets Jailbreak Protections and More

Microsoft Defender for Endpoint got several improvements at the "general availability" commercial-release stage, according to a Monday announcement by Microsoft.

Microsoft Defender for Endpoint Gets VPN Tunnel Support for Android Devices

Microsoft announced a couple of "general availability" milestones on Monday for organizations using Microsoft Defender for Endpoint to protect Android devices.

Exchange Server June Update Getting Delayed To Bolster Security

Microsoft on Friday announced a coming delay in delivering this month's Exchange Server cumulative update (CU), which is being done to improve the security of those e-mail messaging products.

Microsoft Tells How To Use PowerShell and Windows Update for Business Deployment Services To Control Windows 10 Updates

Microsoft this week described how to use PowerShell to better manage Windows 10 updates when using the Windows Update for Business' new Deployment Service addition.

Microsoft 365 Enhancements Include Free Visio App, Outlook Voice Scheduling and OneDrive for macOS Perks

Microsoft announced a bunch of Office 365 and Microsoft 365 enhancements, ranging from a free Visio Web app to Outlook Mobile voice-scheduling capabilities on iOS devices.

Microsoft Previews Azure Firewall Threat Tracking in Azure Sentinel

Microsoft this week announced a preview of Azure Firewall integration in its Azure Sentinel security information and event management (SIEM) solution.

Microsoft Goes Public on Having an Emergency Security Compromise Team

Microsoft on Wednesday disclosed that it has a "Compromise Recovery Security Practice" (CRSP) team that helps organizations deal with major post-breach software security incidents, such as ransomware attacks.

Microsoft Rebrands VDI Service as Azure Virtual Desktop

Microsoft on Monday announced its "Azure Virtual Desktop" (AVD) service, which is the new name for its existing Windows Virtual Desktop (WVD) service.

Microsoft June Security Patch Bundle Addresses 49 Vulnerabilities

Microsoft released patches for 49 common vulnerabilities and exposures (CVEs) in its products in June, according to security researcher counts.

STG Frees Mandiant with $1.2B Agreement To Acquire FireEye Security Products

The Symphony Technology Group (STG) and security solutions company FireEye announced the sale this week of FireEye's security products to STG for $1.2 billion.

Azure Defender Getting Linux Server Protection Capability

Azure Defender will be able to protect Linux servers via a capability at the preview stage arriving on June 14, Microsoft announced on Thursday.

Nintex Buys AssureSign To Add Electronic Signature Capabilities

Nintex on Wednesday announced the acquisition of AssureSign, a provider of digital signature and transaction management solutions.