A new "Trans-Atlantic Data Privacy Framework" was agreed to "in principle," as announced on Friday by the European Commission and the Biden White House.
Seven individuals connected with the Lapsus$ hacking group, including the suspected ringleader, were arrested on Thursday in the surrounding areas of London.
Microsoft announced this week that it has already started a phased rollout of its new "search highlights" feature for Windows 10 users, which also will be coming shortly to Windows 11 users.
Microsoft is continuing to add capabilities to its budding Windows Update for Business Deployment Service, introducing a "gradual rollouts" capability this week.
Okta issued a follow-up statement on Wednesday regarding an attack by the Lapsus$ group, indicating that 366 of its customers (about 2.5 percent) at maximum may have been affected.
In three years there will be 3.5 million vacant cybersecurity jobs across the globe. And that's going to lead to real problems in addressing the growing threat landscape, according to Microsoft.
The Biden White House this week warned that U.S. "critical infrastructure" operators should "harden their cyberdefenses immediately" against possible Russian attacks.
Identity services provider Okta on Tuesday stated that its service wasn't breached by Lapsus$ attackers, although the account of a third-party support engineer working with Okta did get hacked back in January.
Microsoft last week introduced Operator Connect Mobile, a new capability to come that promises to make Teams calls and mobile phone connections more seamless.
Microsoft this week announced a preview of its next Windows Server ("VNext") enhancements, which includes a new approach for deterring brute-force attempts to guess system passwords and gain network access.
Microsoft is planning to release a preview of Teams Connect shared channels at the end of this month, which aims to ease collaborations with external parties, according to a Wednesday announcement.
Microsoft on Wednesday announced that its Surface Hub 2 Smart Camera is now commercially available.
Microsoft on Wednesday released its latest "Work Trend Index" report, which supports the remote-work trends of the last couple of years.
Microsoft this week announced the general availability of Azure Health Data Services, a platform for managing and analyzing various forms of patient data.
Microsoft is bringing a few new features to Teams aimed at improving how health care workers interact and communicate with patients.
Organizations should not only use multifactor authentication (MFA), but they should also ensure that it's not misconfigured to ward off possible Russian state-sponsored attacks.
Hardware still accounted for about almost a third (30 percent) of IT spending in 2021, despite the general cloud market pull, according to a newly published study.
Microsoft this week announced the "general availability" commercial release of Azure Stack Edge Pro 2, which expands network edge data processing options for organizations.
Microsoft's Azure continues to gain popularity on Amazon's cloud, according to the Flexera 2022 State of the Cloud Report, the 11th annual survey-based project from the specialist in SaaS-based IT management solutions.
Women accounted for just 25 percent of the global cybersecurity force in 2021, according to Microsoft.