Security


Windows Server 2003 Still Used by 18 Percent of Orgs

Windows Server 2003 is still being used, even though it lost Microsoft's product update support one year ago, a recent study has found.

Microsoft Offers More Advice on Group Policy Patch Problems

Microsoft this week offered yet another explanation about how its June security patch can break Group Policy Object (GPO) settings for organizations and how to address the changes.

What's New in Windows Server 2016 TP5 Hyper-V

Better backups, checkpoints and security are highlights of the latest version.

System Center Configuration Manager Tech Preview 1606 Available

Microsoft this month released System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM) Technical Preview 1606.

Fighting for a Secure Digital Identity for All

Blockchain is poised to play dual roles that are much more significant than its cryptocurrency beginnings: disrupting conventional commerce, funds exchanges and payments, and establishing sovereign identity credentials at birth -- saving lives and undermining ID theft.

Microsoft Planning To Launch Azure Information Protection Service This Year

Microsoft unveiled a new information protection service that will get commercially released sometime later this year.

Microsoft Explains Group Policy Changes Caused by June Security Patch

Microsoft's Directory Services team has now published a more thorough explanation about how a June security patch, MS16-072, will change Group Policy functionality for organizations.

Microsoft June Patch Breaks Group Policy Settings for Some Orgs

One of Microsoft's 17 patch Tuesday security releases issued this month has caused problems with Group Policy Object settings for some organizations that applied it.

Microsoft and US-CERT Issue Office Malware Advice

Microsoft today warned of a somewhat new tactic being used to spread malware via Office files.

What GigJam Means for Office 365 Security

While the collaboration tool's main focus isn't on securing documents, some of its features will help in file security.

Azure Active Directory ID Preview Gets Some Improvements

Microsoft's Identity Protection preview for its Azure Active Directory service got some new capabilities this week.

Microsoft Launches Advanced Security Management Service for Office 365

Microsoft is starting to roll out its Advanced Security Management service today for its Office 365 E5 subscribers.

Microsoft Bringing New Security Scan Option to Windows 10 This Summer

Microsoft will add a new malware scanning option for consumers with the Windows 10 "anniversary update" release that's coming this summer.

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.

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