The Cloud Security Alliance (CSA), a nonprofit organization promoting the use of cloud security best practices, has announced the formation of a new Software Defined Perimeter (SDP) for Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) initiative.
- By John K. Waters
Microsoft announced the release of its StorSimple Virtual Array product this week.
Organizations should keep up to date with Windows updates and they should patch their line-of-business applications, too.
Microsoft today released a preview of its new Azure Active Directory Identity Protection service.
IT pro concerns about maintaining system security did not diminish in 2015, especially concerning Windows, but mobile was deemed less of a stumbling block.
Microsoft announced a new Windows Defender Advanced Threat Protection service today.
Microsoft is investigating an issue with Outlook 2016 when used with POP3 accounts that causes e-mail deletions or duplications.
Microsoft reportedly expects its SharePoint Server 2016 "release-to-manufacturing" milestone to happen on March 14.
Microsoft said this week it intends to acquire Xamarin, the mobile cross-platform development company.
- By Michael Domingo
Microsoft provided an update on its enterprise security solutions today, just before the RSA security conference, which happens later this month.
Microsoft is planning to deliver its Windows Management Framework (WMF) 5.0 release-to-manufacturing (RTM) version by the end of this month, which also will bring PowerShell 5.0 with it.
Docker, Inc. on Tuesday has released its latest datacenter aimed at application development and container management.
- By John K. Waters
Microsoft isn't shortening its Windows Server 2012 product lifecycle support policies for servers using Intel Skylake processors, but it is shortening them for Windows Embedded 7/8.1 devices using those chips.
An Exchange security certificate renewal that's set to arrive in mid-April will adversely affect organizations with "hybrid" messaging setups if their servers are not up to date, Microsoft warned late last week.
The World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) announced this week that it has formed a new Web Authentication Working Group to improve Web access security.
Microsoft boasted of its Azure datacenter support for open source software this week, while also announcing that Red Hat Enterprise Linux images are now available from the Azure Marketplace.
Microsoft announced the release of Azure Active Directory Connect 1.1 today.
Microsoft announced Office 365 improvements on Wednesday, including improved auditing plus the expansion of some service limitations.
Microsoft has improved the user profile feature of its Delve solution that's offered with Office 365 subscriptions.
Microsoft this week added an option to its Exchange Server Deployment Assistant tool to configure hybrid deployments using Exchange Server 2016.