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Encrypted Messaging Coming to Office 365 Next Year

Microsoft this week announced that Office 365 Message Encryption will be available early 2014.

First Service Pack for Office 2013 Line Coming 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 Moving Forward with Total User Data Encryption

Yahoo announced that all data traveling through its datacenters will be encrypted in the early part of 2014.

Microsoft Releases Rights Management Service

Microsoft said it's offering its Rights Management Service (RMS) commercially, including for premises-based installations.

Windows Server 2012 R2 Storage Space Flaw Found

Microsoft on Friday alerted uses of a flaw in the Storage Spaces feature of Windows Server 2012 R2 when used with Windows Azure.

'Broken' RC4 Encryption Disabled in Windows Update

A Microsoft update that will disable the compromised RC4 stream cipher on Windows systems was released on Tuesday.

Microsoft Security Update

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 Won't Include Zero-Day Graphics Flaw Fix

Microsoft's monthly patch for November will contain three bulletin items rated "critical" and five "important" items.

Zero-Day Microsoft Graphics Component Vulnerability Surfaces

Attacks targeted at users in the Middle East and Asia are exploiting a zero-day flaw found in the Microsoft Graphics Component.

Microsoft Releases Windows Azure Import/Export Preview

A preview of an import/export service for Windows Azure is now available.

Microsoft SIR: Windows XP 4 Times Higher Infection Rate

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.

Survey: Enterprises Slow To Adopt Sharepoint Online

According to a recent Forrester Research survey, corporations have been slow to move to Microsoft's cloud-based SharePoint Online service.

Windows 8.1 Breakdown from Microsoft's Engineering Team

Engineers that worked on Windows 8.1 answered questions online about Windows 8.1.

Windows 8.1 Update Now Available

Microsoft has released its Windows 8.1 update as a free download for Windows 8 users.

Microsoft's October Patch Includes 'Critical' IE Fix

October marks the 10-year anniversary of Microsoft's first Patch Tuesday.

Increased Enterprise Hybrid Cloud Movement Expected

IT departments are facing a hybrid cloud future and need to move more toward a services broker role within organizations, according to Gartner Inc.

Top 10 IT Trends

Gartner Inc.released a list of 10 trends for IT professionals will be focused on over the next five years.

Microsoft Releases Windows Azure Multi-Factor Authentication

The Windows Azure-based multifactor authentication service launched as a product last week.

CSA Launches Security Certification Program

The CSA, joined by BSI Group, on Thursday said it will offer the STAR Certification program. 

Exchange Currently Not Supported on Windows Server 2012 R2

Windows Server 2012 R2 can't properly run any versions of Exchange yet, according to Microsoft.

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