• In-Depth

    Microsoft Clarifies Project Cortex's Scope, IT Controls and Product Delivery in Q&A

    Microsoft recently offered a Q&A session on Project Cortex, its emerging "knowledge network" solution for Microsoft 365 users. 04/09/2020

  • Posey's Tips & Tricks

    How To Use .CSV Files with PowerShell, Part 2

    In the second part of this series, Brien shows how to import a .CSV file into a PowerShell array, including two methods for zooming in on just the specific data you need and filtering out the rest. 04/09/2020

  • News

    Windows 10 Preview Adds Ability To Display Linux Distro Files

    Microsoft on Wednesday announced Windows 10 preview build 19603, which adds easier access to installed Linux distro files using Windows File Explorer. 04/08/2020

  • News

    Microsoft 365 Business To Get Azure Active Directory Premium P1 Perks

    Subscribers to Microsoft 365 Business (which is being renamed this month to "Microsoft 365 Business Premium") will be getting Azure Active Directory Premium P1 licensing at no additional cost. 04/07/2020

  • Posey's Tips & Tricks

    How To Use .CSV Files with PowerShell, Part 1

    When it comes to bulk administration, few things are handier than .CSV files. In this two-part series, Brien demos his top techniques for working with .CSV files in PowerShell. First up: How to create a .CSV file. 04/07/2020

  • News

    SameSite Cookie Changes Rolled Back Until Summer

    The Chromium Project announced on Friday that it's delaying enforcement of SameSite cookie changes, and is temporarily rolling back those changes, because of the COVID-19 turmoil. 04/06/2020

  • News

    Basic Authentication Extended to 2H 2021 for Exchange Online Users

    Microsoft is now planning to disable Basic Authentication use with its Exchange Online service sometime in the "second half of 2021," according to a Friday announcement. 04/03/2020

  • News

    Microsoft Offers Endpoint Configuration Manager Advice for Keeping Remote Clients Patched

    Microsoft this week offered advice for organizations using Microsoft Endpoint Configuration Manager with remote Windows systems that need to get patched, and it also announced Update 2002. 04/03/2020

  • News

    Azure Edge Zones Hit Preview

    Azure Edge Zones, a new edge computing technology from Microsoft designed to enable new scenarios for developers and partners, emerged as a preview release this week. 04/02/2020

  • News

    Microsoft Browser Support for TLS 1.0 and 1.1 Ending 2H 2020

    Microsoft announced on Tuesday that its plans to drop support for Transport Layer Security (TLS) protocols 1.0 and 1.1 in its browsers will get delayed by a few months until the second half of this year. 04/01/2020

  • News

    Attackers Using Excel Read-Only Files To Obscure Malware

    Attackers can attempt to hide malicious payloads in Excel files sent by e-mail by using a standard Excel feature, according to a Tuesday post by Mimecast researchers. 03/31/2020

  • News

    Microsoft 365 Personal and Family Products Unveiled

    Microsoft on Monday announced two newly renamed consumer products to come on April 21, "Microsoft 365 Personal" and "Microsoft 365 Family," providing access to applications such as Excel, PowerPoint and Word. 03/31/2020

  • News

    Microsoft Shifting Away from Office 365 Brand Name in April

    Microsoft on Monday announced coming product naming changes, where "Office 365" is mostly getting replaced by the "Microsoft 365" brand. 03/30/2020

  • News

    Microsoft Grows Services Amid COVID-19

    Microsoft in a Saturday announcement recapped how its services have been affected by "shelter-in-place" governmental mandates in the last week, providing details on growth stats and prioritizations. 03/30/2020

  • News

    Microsoft Adds 6 More Months to Expiring Certification Programs

    Microsoft has announced an extension to the end date of three certification programs slated for retirement. 03/30/2020

  • Posey's Tips & Tricks

    Microsoft's Surface Pro X: It's Like the Surface RT, But Better

    There's a lot about the Surface Pro X that's reminiscent of the ill-fated Surface RT. But despite the similarities, this might just be one of the rare cases where the sequel is better than the original. 03/30/2020

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