Security


Microsoft Holds Off on Azure Active Directory Certificate Rollovers

Microsoft has postponed its roll out of new security certificates for Azure Active Directory, which was supposed to have occurred today.

MarkLogic 9 Preview: New Security and Semantic Capabilities

Enterprise NoSQL database provider MarkLogic Corporation unveiled a preview of the latest version of its namesake database platform at its 11th annual user conference last week.

Microsoft Expands Advanced Threat Protection Preview for Windows 10 Clients

Microsoft announced today that it has expanded its Windows Defender Advanced Threat Protection service preview to "IT professionals and enterprise customers."

Microsoft's Shielded VMs Designed To Add Security Against Rogue Admins

Microsoft this week talked more about its Shielded Virtual Machines datacenter security technology.

IBM Preps Watson To Battle Cybercrime

The company will partner with eight universities to strengthen the AI's security base of knowledge.

Microsoft Edge and IE To Stop Trusting SHA-1 Certificates This Summer

Microsoft's Internet browsers will stop trusting Web sites using SHA-1 certificates for security, starting this summer.

Say Hello to Active Directory Authentication

Microsoft's new Passport for Work helps enroll Windows 10 devices using the new Windows Hello biometric authentication to Active Directory.

Remove QuickTime from Windows Immediately To Avoid New Security Threats

Administrators and users should uninstall QuickTime from all Windows-based systems following the discovery of two vulnerabilities in the software that Apple has stopped supporting.

Q&A: Microsoft's Battle Against the U.S. Government for Data Protection

Box CEO Aaron Levie weights in on Microsoft's current lawsuit against the Feds and what it means for the future of protecting customer cloud data.

Edge Browser's Windows Hello Use Outlined by Microsoft

Microsoft explained a bit more this week how its Edge Web browser will enable access without passwords.

Microsoft Goes Live with Cloud App Security Service

Microsoft is now selling its Cloud App Security service.

Microsoft Enhances Group Policy Controls for Office 2016 Macro Threats

Microsoft has ratcheted up IT pro controls to thwart malware that could spread through Office 2016 macros.

Backdoor Encryption Battle Takes Center Stage

Concerns about restrictions on encryption took center stage at the annual RSA Conference where experts and government officials discussed the precedent that Apple's legal battle with the FBI could set.

Microsoft Ending RC4 Support in Edge and IE Next Month

Microsoft will pull the plug on support for the RC4 cipher used with its Edge and Internet Explorer 11 browsers, starting next month.

Latest IE Patch Might Be To Blame for Windows 10 Upgrade Ads

Many domain-connected systems woke up on Wednesday with an icon to upgrade to Windows 10, which caught many IT admins off guard.

CSA Launches Software Defined Perimeter for IaaS

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.

Microsoft Touts Timely Patching To Address Security Woes

Organizations should keep up to date with Windows updates and they should patch their line-of-business applications, too.

Microsoft Releases Preview of Azure Active Directory Identity Protection

Microsoft today released a preview of its new Azure Active Directory Identity Protection service.

IT Pros Most Challenged by Windows Patching and Security

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 Unveils Windows Defender Advanced Threat Protection Service

Microsoft announced a new Windows Defender Advanced Threat Protection service today.

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