European Union Enacts Major AI Regulation Law

On Wednesday, the European Union (EU) passed the AI Act to tackle regulating artificial intelligence (AI) systems.

Microsoft March Patch: 2 'Critical' Hyper-V Security Holes Fixed

Microsoft's monthly security patch has arrived with just two items rated "critical" out of the total 60 bulletins for March.

SharePoint Server Subscription Edition Version 24H1 Released

Microsoft on Tuesday announced the release of SharePoint Server Subscription Edition version 24H1, delivering a few new features.

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Commercial Windows 10 Version 21H2 Support Ending June 11

Microsoft has announced that Enterprise and Education versions of Windows 10 version 21H2 will lose support on June 11, 2024.

European Commission's Use of Microsoft 365 Deemed Not Compliant with Privacy Law

The European Data Protection Supervisor announced this week that the European Commission itself broke European Union data protection laws when using Microsoft 365 services.

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Microsoft Plans Gradual Switch to New Outlook for Windows

Microsoft this week explained a bit more about its rollout plans for switching organizations over to the "new" Outlook for Windows e-mail and calendar app.

Microsoft Source Code Was Accessed by Midnight Blizzard Attackers

Microsoft this week provided an update on the "Midnight Blizzard" purported nation-state attack that had compromised its corporate e-mails late last year.

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Veeam's Microsoft Partnership Extending to Backup-as-a-Service and Copilot AI Collaborations

Veeam announced on Thursday that its continued partnership with Microsoft on protecting Azure and Microsoft 365 customer data will also include an integration of "Microsoft Copilot and AI services."

Microsoft Ending Windows Subsystem for Android Support in Windows 11

Microsoft is planning to end support for its Windows Subsystem for Android component in Windows 11.

Microsoft Beefs Up Secure Software Development Initiative

Microsoft on Wednesday offered a progress report on its "Secure Future Initiative."

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Microsoft Testing API To Enable Ads in Edge Without Third-Party Tracking

The Microsoft Edge Team on Tuesday explained their work on an Ad Selection API to address the impending disuse of third-party cookies in browsers.

CISA Issues Alert on Exploits of Ivanti Connect Secure and Policy Secure VPN Solutions

The U.S. Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency, along with other government partners, issued a new alert this week about the compromise of some Ivanti virtual private network (VPN) technologies.

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Microsoft Expanding Copilots with new Finance, OneDrive and Mobile Additions

Microsoft announced a lot of Copilot generative artificial intelligence news this week.

Blackcat Blamed in Massive Health Insurance Hack

Health insurance provider UnitedHealth Group has confirmed that it and its network of partners have been attacked by a high-profile hacker group.

Microsoft Surface Hub 2S Devices Now Eligible for Free OS Upgrades

Users of Microsoft Surface Hub 2S videoconferencing devices can now switch to the Teams Rooms on Windows operating system at no extra cost, Microsoft announced this week.

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Microsoft To Prod Windows 11 Upgrades, Starting in April

Microsoft on Wednesday gave notice that it'll encourage more Windows users to carry out free upgrades to Windows 11 version 23H2, "starting with the April 2024 security update" release.

Microsoft Previews Conditional Access Policy To Compel Reauthentications

Microsoft this week announced a new policy for compelling reauthentications for organizations using the Microsoft Entra Conditional Access service.

Broadcom Offloads VMware Virtual Desktop Business to Investment Firm

Broadcom is selling its End User Computing (EUC) business to investment firm KKR for $4 billion.

NIST Releases First Update of its Cybersecurity Framework

After releasing the first version of its Cybersecurity Framework in 2014, the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has released its first update to the guidance document.

GitHub Copilot Enterprise Released

Microsoft's GitHub Copilot Enterprise is now generally available, per an announcement on the GitHub blog.

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