Microsoft indicated in a Thursday announcement that it will require the use of Microsoft Accounts (MSAs) for "personal use" of the Windows 11 Pro edition operating system on initial setup.
Microsoft Purview Data Loss Prevention is able to detect file transfer utilities used by ransomware attackers, Microsoft announced on Wednesday.
In a show of solidarity, Microsoft, Google and Apple announced on Thursday a joint commitment to increase support for a common passwordless sign-in standard created by the FIDO Alliance and the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C).
Microsoft this week again appealed to organizations using Exchange Online to move away from using "Basic Authentication," reminding them that support for it will get dropped, starting on Oct. 1, 2022.
Microsoft announced this week that Microsoft Authenticator, its authentication application for Android and iOS mobile devices, can now generate strong passwords.
Microsoft is changing how its Update Compliance service works with Window 10 or Windows 11 PCs, and gave notice that it will be requiring the use of the Azure Active Directory service before year's end, per a Tuesday announcement.
Microsoft recently announced that its Edge browser will be receiving support for virtual private networks (VPNs).
Microsoft on Monday announced the "general availability" commercial release of the "standalone" edition of Microsoft Defender for Business, a security solution for small-to-medium organizations.
IT pros using the Microsoft 365 Admin Center management portal can now get Message Center notifications about the Windows operating system, Microsoft announced on Thursday.
Sixty countries and the United States have endorsed a "Future of the Internet" declaration document, which advocated for an open Internet that respects democratic and human rights.
Microsoft this month notified some organizations using its Microsoft 365 Apps service that it plans to switch them over to a "Monthly Enterprise Channel" update schedule, unless they take action.
Microsoft on Tuesday announced that it's adding the ability for Microsoft 365 Web app users to switch their accounts within browsers, which will be available in the next few months.
Microsoft on Wednesday announced a report chronicling cyberattacks on the Ukraine associated with Russia's invasion, and suggested that such attacks soon could spread worldwide.
Microsoft reported an 18% jump in revenue for Q3 to $49.4 billion, thanks to strong growth in its Office and Microsoft Cloud divisions.
Microsoft on Monday announced some Azure Active Directory enhancements to help organizations shift away from using Active Directory Federation Services (ADFS).
Microsoft on Friday described its efforts in upgrading its own employees' devices to Windows 11.
Microsoft's Azure DDoS Protection customers can launch distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) test attacks on their use of Azure services via Red Button's services, Microsoft announced on Friday.
IT leaders at large organizations want tools and automation support for their cloud migrations, according to a 2022 study published this week by Next Pathway.
Microsoft's LinkedIn professional social network platform was the No. 1 mimicked brand by attackers when leveraging phishing attacks, according to security firm Check Point.
Ransomware attacks specifically targeting virtualization platforms is growing, according to threat intelligence firm Mandiant.