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Microsoft Previews Token Lifetime Policies for Azure Active Directory

Microsoft is previewing an Azure Active Directory capability that lets organization have better control over application access by end users.

Shavlik Offers Tips on the New Microsoft Patch Approach

Security and patch management software vendor Shavlik offered its views about this week's Patch Tuesday release event, which will bring a world of changes for busy IT pros.

Microsoft Outlines Windows Update Details Coming October 11

Microsoft today offered a few more details about the cumulative update model that will be arriving for all supported Windows systems on Oct. 11.

Microsoft Identity Manager Service Pack 1 Now Generally Available

Microsoft Identity Manager 2016 now has a new service pack.

Microsoft Killing TechRewards Learning Program

Microsoft will be ending its TechRewards learning program for developers and IT pros.

Microsoft Issues Fix for Windows 10 KB3194469 Install Problem

Microsoft has released a fix for a Windows 10 cumulative update that proved problematic for some Windows Insider Program participants.

Microsoft Goes Live with Azure Active Directory Conditional Access and Information Protection Services

Microsoft announced a couple of "general availability" milestones for two Azure Active Directory products this week.

Yahoo Reportedly Bulk Scanned E-Mails for U.S. Intelligence

A Reuters story reported that Yahoo had cooperated last year with U.S. intelligence officials to scan all incoming Yahoo e-mail traffic.

Microsoft Rolling Out New Azure Active Directory Certificate Policy This Month

Microsoft plans to increase its Azure Active Directory certificate update pace, with the next rollover happening on Oct. 10.

Microsoft Quietly Brings 'Modern Lifecycle Policy' to Enterprise Products

Many organizations may not know about the new Microsoft Modern Lifecycle Policy, but it's already here.

Windows 10 Install Issues Seen with Update KB3194496

Microsoft's latest Windows 10 update release, dated Sept. 29, may not be installing for some users.

IT Pros Face Adjustments with Windows 7 and Windows 8.1 Cumulative Updates Arriving Next Week

Organizations running Windows 7 and Windows 8.1 soon will see an end to the timeworn IT tactic of rolling back Windows patches that cause problems.

Microsoft Unveils Coming Skype for Business Improvements

Microsoft announced some coming updates to its Skype for Business unified communications solutions, highlighting improvements expected to arrive this year.

Microsoft Announces Group Focused on AI Research

At this week's Ignite conference, Microsoft has unveiled a new business group targeted at the study and implication of artificial intelligence.

Microsoft Edge Application Guard Takes Center Stage

Microsoft's biggest security announcement this week during its Ignite event for IT pros may have concerned Edge, the company's consumer-oriented Web browser.

Microsoft Bringing OneDrive for Business Improvements This Year

Microsoft offered a progress report this week on its OneDrive for Business improvements, sharing mobile, browser, synchronization and IT enhancements.

Microsoft Outlines Worldwide Expansion Plans for Azure

Microsoft took the stage at its Ignite show in Atlanta on Monday to announce the expansion of Azure to new regions, including Germany and four other areas.

SharePoint Server 2016 Feature Pack 1 Arriving in November

Microsoft announced this week that it is planning to deliver its first Feature Pack for SharePoint Server 2016 in November.

Microsoft Highlights Windows Server 2016 and System Center 2016 at Ignite Event

Microsoft unveiled a few details about its emerging flagship enterprise products today as it kicked off its Ignite event for IT pros in Atlanta.

Microsoft Releases Test Version of SharePoint 2013 Migration Assessment Tool

Microsoft has released a near final tool this week for organizations considering switching from SharePoint Server 2013 on premises to using the SharePoint Online service.

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