Microsoft last week issued two "out-of-band" security updates outside of its traditional Patch Tuesday bundle, which arrived on Oct. 13 this month.
Microsoft addressed just 87 common vulnerabilities and exposures (CVEs) in its October security patch bundle, the first time in months that it has patched under 100 vulnerabilities.
CISA and the FBI recently announced a joint cybersecurity advisory on attacks against government networks, as well as other organizational networks.
Microsoft has released its 2020 "Digital Defense Report," painting a detailed picture of the current cybersecurity threat landscape.
A "Critical"-rated Netlogon vulnerability in newer Windows Server versions can now be exploited via publicly accessible code, warned the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) this week.
Microsoft's latest security patch rollout addresses 129 common vulnerabilities and exposures (CVEs), continuing the company's 2020 trend of hefty patch deliveries.
Microsoft on Wednesday announced a new Windows Terminal 1.2 (stable version) and a preview of Windows Terminal 1.3 for Windows 10 systems.
Certain editions of Windows 10 version 1803 that are typically used by organizations and schools are getting another six months added to their service lifecycles.
Microsoft is talking up the ways it has improved the Knowledge Base (KB) articles used by IT pros in patching Windows systems, making them more "relevant and actionable."
Microsoft gave a few pointers this week to IT pros grappling with how to manage and deploy Windows 10 updates, as well as spotlighted a new "View optional updates" feature in Windows 10.
The year 2020 continues with hefty security patch bundles arriving from Microsoft. The company's latest security update rollout on Tuesday delivered patches for 120 common vulnerabilities and exposures (CVEs).
Two new Azure Active Directory security features -- My Sign-Ins and App Lock -- were made available to end users this week.
Security researchers are spotlighting a vulnerability dubbed "BootHole" that affects the Secure Boot protection scheme in machines using the Grand Unified Boot Loader (GRUB).
To protect Microsoft 365 application data, Microsoft this week launched a preview of its new Double Key Encryption solution, in which one key gets stored in Microsoft Azure datacenters, accessible to Microsoft, while the other key is stored by the customer.
A preview of Microsoft's new Endpoint Data Loss Prevention (DLP) service will soon become available to "Microsoft 365 E5/A5, Microsoft 365 E5/A5 Compliance, and Microsoft 365 E5/A5 Information Protection and Governance" subscriptions.
For the fifth straight month, Microsoft's monthly security patch rollout has exceeded 110 common vulnerabilities and exposures (CVEs).
Microsoft alerted IT pros this week to some fast-approaching Microsoft 365 milestones, including a deadline for organizations maintaining systems with Microsoft 365 Apps.
Microsoft recently explained why it stopped allowing IT pros to defer Windows 10 feature updates via the client graphical user interface (GUI).
Starting with Windows 10 version 2004 (the "May 2020 Update"), Microsoft is routing IT pros to Group Policy settings in order to defer Windows 10 feature updates.
Microsoft is extending the security capabilities of its Microsoft Defender Advanced Threat Protection (ATP) solution to other platforms.