Nearly a year after Snowden leaks, Redmond officials speak out for transparency in security versus privacy conflict between IT providers and governments.
- By John K. Waters
Last year's Target incident should be a wake-up call for IT to fundamentally change how they handle passwords.
A magistrate judge ruled that search warrants for online overseas data do not function in the same manner as warrants for physical data stored out of the U.S.
The latest flaw to strike every version of Microsoft's Web browser has been seen to be in active use by attackers.
Microsoft's free antivirus offering showed to be lacking when stacked up against its competitors.
The product replaces Forefront Identity Manager and is expected to be available in the first half of next year.
The annual Verizon security report found that hackers are becoming both more efficient and quicker in their attacks.
Plus: OpenVPN keys are also at risk of theft due to bug; first Heartbleed-connected arrest made.
Microsoft reportedly has lowered the ceiling price for its Windows XP "custom support."
So far, it's been quiet out there. But don't take the lack of news as an indication that the attackers have moved on.
While Web sites scramble to patch the vulnerability, it's time to change your online passwords.
Microsoft's April Security Update features only two "critical" bulletins.
Microsoft released updates today to Windows 8.1 and Windows Server 2012 R2, which would be unsurprising except for some strong language coming from Microsoft, warning of installation deadlines.
As Microsoft pulls the plug on Windows XP and ends support for the 2003 versions of Office and Exchange, IT faces difficult choices and a variety of options.
- By Jeffrey Schwartz
Microsoft System Center 2012 R2 Data Protection Manager is now better suited for virtual environments, Linux servers, SQL Server support and provides more consistency.
Microsoft is accelerating the product update process for its Endpoint Protection security solutions.
A series of internal message board posts detail how system admis are being targeted to gain access to the networks they control.
It's recommended that IT disable Rich Text Files from being opened through Microsoft Office.
Microsoft offered some security tips today for individuals and organizations that plan to continue to use Windows XP after April 8.
Avast said that once April 8 rolls around, a quarter of its users will be left vulnerable to higher risk of attack.