Security


Microsoft Intune Can Now Tap Google Play Protect for Android Devices

The Microsoft Intune mobile management service can now include security protections for Android devices enabled by Google Play Protect services.

Make CEOs and Boards Accountable for Breaches

Nearly two months after Equifax revealed perhaps the worst breach of consumer data to date, more revelations of incompetence emerge, and yet the only ones who pay the price are the customers.

Bitdefender, Lookout and Ziften Security Added to Windows Defender Advanced Threat Protection

Microsoft today announced partnerships with Bitdefender, Lookout and Ziften to integrate their threat protection services into the Windows Defender Advanced Threat Protection (ATP) service.

Who's Watching the Watchers? It Better Be You

As the threat landscape gets more complicated, one possible solution seems obvious: Deploy more third-party security software. But what happens when those programs turn out to be part of the problem?

Hackers Actively Exploiting Latest Adobe Flash Hole

On Monday Adobe alerted the public that attackers are taking advantage of a remote code execution security vulnerability in its Flash platform in Web browsers.

Intune Gets a Major Facelift

Admins should benefit from the recent integration of Intune with the Azure portal and support for conditional access, but should prepare to encounter some migration issues.

Major Security Flaw in Wireless Protocol WPA2 Disclosed

Security researchers on Monday revealed a major flaw in the widely used wireless network protocol WPA2.

Endpoint Management Tools To Tame a Universal Client World

Now that using multiple devices, apps and OSes is ubiquitous in the workplace, new unified endpoint management tools are introducing a common approach to configuration, security and administration.

Microsoft Branching Out with Advanced Threat Protection Services

Microsoft's progress with its Advanced Threat Protection services seemed to be a unifying theme at Ignite.

Microsoft Previewing Edge Browser Apps for iPhone and Android Smartphones

The Microsoft Edge browser is coming in preview form to iOS- and Android-based devices, according to a Microsoft announcement today.

Anatomy of a Self-Inflicted Ransomware Attack

See the destructive path of an intentional ransomware exploit in a lab environment consisting of Linux and Windows workstations and servers, and learn how implementing some simple steps will ensure you can recover from such an attack.

Microsoft Cloud App Security Getting Conditional Access Protections

Microsoft Cloud App Security will get a new capability that adds conditional access protections to software-as-a-service applications.

Microsoft To Preview Remote Desktop Services Improvements

Microsoft this week briefly showed access and security improvements that will be coming to Remote Desktop Services.

Q&A: Configuring Active Directory Certificate Services for DSC Credential Encryption

DSC expert Melissa Januszko offers tips and advice for setting these up ahead of her Live! 360 session on the topic.

Microsoft Intune Mobile Solutions Now Work with Zimperium Threat Detection

Users with Microsoft Enterprise Mobility + Security (EMS) licensing, which includes the Microsoft Intune mobile management solution, can now optionally turn on Zimperium security protection for Android and iOS devices.

Windows Defender Advanced Threat Protection Service To Get Autoremediation Capabilities Later This Year

Windows Defender Advanced Threat Protection has hit a new milestone.

Microsoft Previews Azure Confidential Computing and Managed Service Identity Security Protections

Microsoft this week announced previews of two new Microsoft Azure security measures.

Microsoft Edge Team Outlines Browser Dev and Security Improvements at Summit Event

The developer team behind Microsoft Edge talked about the browser's progress during the third-annual Microsoft Edge Web Summit today in Seattle.

How To Disable SMB 1.0

Despite Microsoft patching many of the security vulnerabilities, including the one that led to the WannaCry attack, it's a smart move to disable the protocol to avoid future security headaches.

The Security and Financial Perils of Do-It-Yourself IT

Doing IT yourself might seem like a smart way to save money, but the risks aren't worth it.

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