The new Windows Server 2016 is the most secure version of Microsoft's server OS with the introduction of the Host Guardian Service for Hyper-V Shielded VMs. Learn about this critical new feature and how to configure and implement it.
- By Michael Otey
Microsoft this week announced a new Managed Solutions Gallery sandbox security capability for its SharePoint 2010-, 2013- and 2016-branded server products.
Security researchers at Microsoft have released a PowerShell script that aims at stopping attackers from pulling off reconnaissance in a compromised network.
The company showcased the latest Windows Server improvements in security, cost savings and cloud-based app management.
Security and patch management software vendor Shavlik offered its views about this week's Patch Tuesday release event, which will bring a world of changes for busy IT pros.
Microsoft announced a couple of "general availability" milestones for two Azure Active Directory products this week.
A Reuters story reported that Yahoo had cooperated last year with U.S. intelligence officials to scan all incoming Yahoo e-mail traffic.
Microsoft plans to increase its Azure Active Directory certificate update pace, with the next rollover happening on Oct. 10.
Microsoft's biggest security announcement this week during its Ignite event for IT pros may have concerned Edge, the company's consumer-oriented Web browser.
Yahoo's network has been hacked, and the information from "at least 500 million user accounts" was stolen.
New features such as the Antimalware Scan Interface, Virtualization-Based Security and threat analytics are making Windows much more difficult to exploit, but hackers and researchers demonstrate it's still not impossible.
Microsoft is appealing to organizations to stop using Server Message Block (SMB) version 1.
Microsoft announced this week that it's planning to initiate a new limited-time blocking scheme for out-of-date Adobe Flash ActiveX used in its Internet Explorer 11 browser.
Microsoft plans to commercially offer its Azure Active Directory Identity Protection service and its Azure Active Directory Privileged Identity Management service, starting on Sept. 15.
Microsoft late last week announced that its cloud-based security solution, Advanced Threat Analytics (ATA) version 1.7, is now available.
Microsoft's latest Windows 10 update makes it possible to interact with a system when locked. This can have both security advantages and disadvantages.
Microsoft has improved its preview of the Azure Active Directory Identity Protection service for federated tenants and also expanded the preview to Europe.
Cisco this week acknowledged that some of its firewall appliance products are being targeted by purportedly leaked U.S. National Security Agency (NSA) hacking tools.
There were no actual software keys involved when anonymous researchers claimed that Microsoft had leaked so-called "golden keys" to the Windows secure boot protection scheme, according to an industry veteran.
Anonymous security researchers are claiming that Microsoft has compromised the Windows "secure boot" protection scheme.