Government regulation could hamper efforts to get ahead of innovative bad guys, argued a panel of network executive in a Congressional hearing this week.
- By William Jackson
According to the Microsoft Security Bulletin Advance Notification. Microsoft's monthly security update will feature one bulletin item "critical," four "important" and one moderate.
Microsoft shared some information this week on the relationship between Windows Server 8 and PowerShell.
A community test preview (CTP) release of Windows Embedded Standard 8 is now available to download, according to a Microsoft announcement.
Microsoft's upcoming SQL Server version has now been approved for release-to-manufacturing (RTM).
Improvements include GUI and PowerShell enhancements, virtual machine memory boosts, security and self-updating cluster option improvements.
Microsoft announced a partnership with Good Technology to bring encrypted e-mail services to Windows Phone 7.5.
Microsoft unveiled a beta test version of a new service for IT professionals to scan Windows systems for problems.
Microsoft released two free tools to help IT pros troubleshoot Microsoft Outlook e-mail clients.
Microsoft is working on touch interface capabilities that can be used with Office 15 on devices that may not have Windows 8's touch features.
Microsoft said it will simultaneously release the Windows 8 Consumer Preview along with the Visual Studio 11 and NET Framework 4.5 betas on Feb. 29.
- By Kathleen Richards
According to Microsoft, Google circumnavigates Internet Explorer's P3P Privacy Protection feature to track cookies of users.
To try and avoid confusion, Microsoft issued a statement clarifying that the end dates for extended lifecycle support for the consumer versions of Windows Vista and Windows 7 have remained unchanged.
Microsoft explains the design philosophy behind its newly unveiled logo for Windows 8.
Microsoft decreased its SQL Azure pricing again, and added a new 100 MB database storage option.
Microsoft today released its Security Update for the month of February, featuring four bulletin items classified as "critical" and five "important."
Microsoft last week issued a beta of a new Exchange Client Network Bandwidth Calculator.
While this month's Patch Tuesday will land on Valentine's Day, Microsoft will be delivering nine not-so-sweet bulletin items.
Microsoft will hold a Windows 8 Consumer Preview event on Feb. 29 in Barcelona, Spain.
Microsoft recently described some improvements it made to System Center 2012 Endpoint Protection.