The next major Windows 8 update and a new wave of Microsoft releases may arrive sometime in spring of 2015.
Microsoft this week announced that Office 365 Message Encryption will be available early 2014.
Microsoft said on Wednesday that it plans to deliver Service Pack 1 (SP1) "early next year" for its Office 2013-branded products, including Exchange Server 2013 and SharePoint Server 2013.
Yahoo announced that all data traveling through its datacenters will be encrypted in the early part of 2014.
Microsoft said it's offering its Rights Management Service (RMS) commercially, including for premises-based installations.
Microsoft on Friday alerted uses of a flaw in the Storage Spaces feature of Windows Server 2012 R2 when used with Windows Azure.
A Microsoft update that will disable the compromised RC4 stream cipher on Windows systems was released on Tuesday.
Microsoft released three "critical" bulletin items and five "important" fixes today -- all addressing 19 flaws in Windows, Office and Internet Explorer.
Microsoft's monthly patch for November will contain three bulletin items rated "critical" and five "important" items.
Attacks targeted at users in the Middle East and Asia are exploiting a zero-day flaw found in the Microsoft Graphics Component.
A preview of an import/export service for Windows Azure is now available.
Microsoft's 15th Security Intelligence Report (SIR) found that those running XP were more than four times likely to be infected than those systems running Windows 8.
According to a recent Forrester Research survey, corporations have been slow to move to Microsoft's cloud-based SharePoint Online service.
Engineers that worked on Windows 8.1 answered questions online about Windows 8.1.
Microsoft has released its Windows 8.1 update as a free download for Windows 8 users.
October marks the 10-year anniversary of Microsoft's first Patch Tuesday.
IT departments are facing a hybrid cloud future and need to move more toward a services broker role within organizations, according to Gartner Inc.
Gartner Inc.released a list of 10 trends for IT professionals will be focused on over the next five years.
The Windows Azure-based multifactor authentication service launched as a product last week.
The CSA, joined by BSI Group, on Thursday said it will offer the STAR Certification program.
- By Jeffrey Schwartz