How many of these data security offenses is your organization guilty of, and how can you correct them? Play the Data Breach Game and find out.
- By Joey D'Antoni
IT spending likely will increase in 2020 because of a need to carry out infrastructure upgrades and address security concerns, according to a Spiceworks study published this week.
At first glance, Microsoft's proposal to fill employees' spare time with small tasks seems like a boon for workplace productivity. Don't be fooled, Brien warns.
Buggy patches are all but inevitable -- especially, it seems, if they're from Microsoft. Maybe the old wait-and-see approach to Office patching is worth a second look.
Microsoft's September security updates, released on Tuesday, included a fix for a zero-day local privilege escalation flaw that was disclosed with lots of drama last month.
IT could use AI but can they afford it? That's the question a survey report attempts to answer.
- By Richard Seeley
What exactly makes a Microsoft MVP? In the wake of recent developments around Microsoft's selection and renewal process, not even this longtime MVP knows for certain.
Office 365 migrations can have marked effects on IT personnel and budgets, perhaps in unexpected ways. A Directions on Microsoft analyst described some steps to take.
Microsoft MVP Orin Thomas lays out the most common security pitfalls IT administrators face, and how everything from the cloud to company management can make them worse.
Microsoft announced new trouble-ticketing support additions to the Office 365 Admin Center portal for IT pros, including one improvement specifically aimed at Microsoft Premier users.
Microsoft and other service providers are suggesting that they have the means for organizations to become compliant with the European Union's General Data Protection Regulation.
Companies of all sizes are jumping on the digital business transformation bandwagon.
- By Jeffrey Schwartz
A list of top priorities for IT in the new year, including Windows 10 migrations, ID and access management, encryption, office politics, and DevOps.
- By Scott Bekker
A successful move to DevOps requires several key changes, according to Live! 360 conference keynoters Don Jones and Brian Randell.
Microsoft is focusing on compliance, file sharing, search, hybrid cloud and an improved UX with its next release. How many blades will prevail?
- By Maggie Swearingen
Microsoft is set to end support for the aging server OS in July, but this migration process should ease the move.
- By John O'Neill Sr.
As passwords become more ineffective, Microsoft is betting Windows 10 will up the ante on security Windows Hello and Passport, which aim to bring biometric authentication to the mainstream.
Migrating from traditional on-premises e-mail to the growing Microsoft cloud can be easier with this game plan.
Making some quick training videos for end users could save time, money and IT headaches.
- By Greg Shields
Encrypting ransomware is an annoying persistent threat that many IT admins unfortunately write off as an ID10T error they can't do much about. End-user training and targeted backup strategies can serve as effective enterprise countermeasures.
- By Scott Bekker