Paying the demands of ransomware attackers for hijacked organizational data does not come with a guarantee that organizations will recover that data.
Use of the Azure Virtual Desktop (AVD) service is poised for growth, according to a recently published industry study that surveyed IT pros.
Organizations using Microsoft Defender for Office 365 will be getting enhancements to preset security policy options, starting this summer, according to a Tuesday Microsoft announcement.
Microsoft on Monday announced a rollout of a new default prepinned apps policy for users of Microsoft Teams with "frontline worker" types of licensing.
Microsoft on Monday announced the availability of a "private preview" of Microsoft Viva Goals, an objectives and key results (OKR) solution.
Public previews of two Microsoft Defender Vulnerability Management service products were announced on Thursday by Microsoft.
Microsoft this week acknowledged possible authentication problems caused by its May security updates, which were released on Tuesday.
Organizations using Microsoft's Azure Active Directory Conditional Access service can set policies to require reauthentications by end users via a newly announced preview capability.
Microsoft on Monday described the human-operated ransomware industry, offering detailed tips for IT pros, plus security product mentions.
Microsoft on Tuesday released its monthly batch of security fixes, consisting of 74 targeted holes, which may look like a relief for some after last month's massive 128 total.
Microsoft announced last week that a preview of its Azure Active Directory Verifiable Credentials (VC) attestation solution can now tried by anyone with an Azure AD account.
Microsoft on Monday announced an expansion of its security services for organizations.
Microsoft on World Password Day described passwordless milestones for a bunch of its products, per a Thursday announcement.
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.
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 Purview Data Loss Prevention is able to detect file transfer utilities used by ransomware attackers, Microsoft announced on Wednesday.
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).