As Microsoft bakes more security features into Windows, officials are telling customers they don't need third-party endpoint protection tools.
- By Jeffrey Schwartz
Microsoft plans to change some of the privacy controls associated with Windows 10, with two main additions coming this spring.
From the growth of home AI to Microsoft's stepped up approach to battling ransomware, here's where technology and IT might be headed in the next 12 months.
Traditional antivirus software can't meet the threats aimed at enterprise networks and that's the mindset Microsoft took with the creation of Windows Defender ATP.
The year 2017 will bring notable end-of-life milestones for IT shops managing older Microsoft software, such as the 2007 versions of Exchange Server and SharePoint Server.
Yahoo this week provided details about another security breach that exposed the data of "more than one billion user accounts."
Microsoft announced plans this week to further ease the use of the Adobe Flash Player in Windows 10.
Microsoft's "patch Tuesday" release this month contains a fix for an Internet connection problem that reportedly had widespread effects on Windows 10 machines.
Microsoft announced a preview today of a new Azure Active Directory Pass-Through Authentication capability, as well as a preview of a "seamless" single sign-on feature.
Microsoft today announced a December change in its servicing model for older Windows environments after some customers got tripped up by the new patch model.
Microsoft is planning to deliver some added security improvements for organizations when the Windows 10 "Creators Update" gets released.
Microsoft has published a brief new guide for organizations grappling with the ongoing Shell Hashing Algorithim-1 (SHA-1) deprecation, which is a security concern for browser users and Web site operators.
A Microsoft Most Valuable Professional this week disclosed a current security flaw that's associated with Windows in-place upgrades.
A well-known security group is disputing Microsoft's claim that Windows 10 has good enough security protections without using the Enhanced Mitigation Experience Toolkit.
Microsoft's Productivity App Discovery tool will let you monitor firewall logs for suspicious cloud app activity.
Security firm Kaspersky Lab is crying foul after accusing Microsoft of creating an environment in Windows 10 that puts competing security products at a disadvantage compared to the company's Windows Defender.
- By Scott Bekker
Microsoft will be throwing in the towel on its Enhanced Mitigation Experience Toolkit solution, which was designed to offer protections against common malware attack scenarios and exploit methods.
Microsoft on Tuesday confirmed that the Russian hacking group Stronium has launched a spear phishing campaign to exploit a recently discovered flaw in Windows 10.
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.