If you are tired and crabby, chances are you're responsible for keeping your Microsoft software patched. This week set a record, with a (not so) sweet 16 patches. While some see this as indication that Microsoft's stuff is fundamentally flawed, I see it differently.
Years ago I would agree that Microsoft first built the huge operating systems and apps and thought of security later. These days I see a huge effort to build safer software and fix what's already out. Is it perfect? Far from it. Is Microsoft doing its level best? I tend to think so.
But I'm not the expert. My esteemed IT readers are. School me on Microsoft security at [email protected] And if you haven't patched yet, you best get on it.
Posted by Doug Barney on 10/15/2010 at 1:18 PM
IT professionals overseeing operations in organizations increasingly will need developer expertise associated with cloud services as well, according to an IDC study, announced on Monday.
Microsoft was ordered to pay $20 million and take measures to assure child privacy under the terms of the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA), per a Monday U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC) announcement.
Microsoft 365 services, including Exchange Online and the Outlook on the Web App, were disrupted on Monday, June 5 due to a problematic Microsoft service update.
Microsoft is ending support for Cortana -- the company's voice-activated virtual assistant -- in Windows 10 and 11.
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