Security


Microsoft Rings Out the Year with 2017's Last Update Tuesday

December 12 marked Microsoft's last "update Tuesday" for this year.

VMware Partners with Carbon Black on Datacenter Security

VMware and Carbon Black, a provider of endpoint security solutions, are working on a new security offering that aims to protect datacenters by analyzing historical application data.

Report: Enterprise Security Spending To Increase in 2018

In the wake of major high-profile incidence in 2017, worldwide enterprise spending on security is poised to rise 8 percent next year, according to Gartner, Inc.

Hands-On with Microsoft's Advanced Threat Analytics 1.8

Microsoft's new Advanced Threat Analytics 1.8 applies the company's latest advances in AI and machine learning to protect against ransomware and other malicious activity.

Office 365 Advanced Threat Protection Now Supports SharePoint Online, OneDrive and Teams

Microsoft announced today that its Office 365 Advanced Threat Protection service is now commercially available for use with SharePoint Online, OneDrive and Teams.

Can AI Protect IT?

Microsoft has touted how artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning are solving many problems. Now Redmond and IT security providers are applying AI in cyberthreat detection.

Apple Issuing macOS High Sierra Patch Today for Major Security Bypass Flaw

Apple is issuing a patch today for macOS High Sierra users that fixes a major password-bypass flaw in that operating system.

Microsoft Explains That Windows ASLR Flaw Is Really a Feature

Microsoft provided an explanation this month for an apparent security flaw in Address Space Layout Randomization, a Windows protection scheme.

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.

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