Intel, Microsoft and Red Hat issued security advisories on Tuesday for yet another speculative execution side-channel attack method, this time going by the "L1 Terminal Fault" name.
Microsoft announced on Monday that its Microsoft Edge browser now supports the Web Authentication spec at the preview stage.
Microsoft's July 10 "update Tuesday" patches negatively affected organizations using Lync Server 2013, Skype for Business Server 2015 and Exchange Server, Microsoft admitted this week.
Researchers disclosed a new variant 1-type Spectre attack method earlier this week, but Microsoft's software apparently isn't affected by it.
Microsoft is bringing multifactor authentication (MFA) to organizations that manage Azure Active Directory tenancies.
Microsoft earlier this month issued an advisory for the "lazy floating point state restore" security problem (CVE-2018-3665) that potentially could affect users of Windows and Intel Core processors.
Microsoft this week announced the previews of two password security capabilities for organizations using the Azure Active Directory service or Windows Server Active Directory.
This week, yet another speculative execution processor vulnerability was uncovered, namely "lazy floating point state save/restore."
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.
A new study released this week by IT security company BeyondTrust polled opinions about emerging technologies and cloud use, but it also found that traditional security concerns were top of mind for organizations.
Microsoft on Wednesday announced the general availability of Threat Tracker for the Office 365 Threat Intelligence service.
The Microsoft Cloud App Security service now can detect applications that fall out of compliance with the European Union's General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) privacy law, Microsoft announced this week.
Intel Corp. and Microsoft on Monday disclosed two additional speculative execution side-channel attack methods, potentially affecting the security of most processors in computers of all types.
Microsoft this week announced SQL Advanced Threat Protection, which is described as "a new security package" for Azure SQL Database users.
Microsoft this week offered a progress report on its Azure confidential computing project, mostly highlighting its partner efforts.
What information does Microsoft have on you? The new Diagnostic Data Viewer in the Windows 10 April 2018 Update makes it relatively easy to find out.
The new technology from Intel comes as hardware-based security and modern CPU threats like Meltdown and Spectre increasingly make headlines.
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Microsoft this week announced the availability of a preview of a new Privileged Access Management capability for IT departments overseeing Office 365 tenancies.
Microsoft this week described progress on its sprawling collection of security services, including its Advanced Threat Protection, Conditional Access, Information Protection and Security Graph solutions.
Microsoft this week announced new passwordless sign-in support, using FIDO2, that's coming to the spring Windows 10 release and now available at preview.