Microsoft May Be Shifting Away from Traditional Certs

Microsoft is working on fundamentally changing the certification process by shifting to skills-specific badges for those who don't want, need, or see the value in MCSE or MCSA certifications.

Multithread Your PowerShell Commands Using Runspaces with PoshRSJob

Get more done with this handy module.

'First' Windows 10 Cumulative Update Released

Microsoft on Wednesday issued its "first" cumulative update for Windows 10.

Windows 10 Tools Start Slowly Rolling Out

Microsoft on Tuesday released updates to its latest System Center Configuration Manager products that will enable Windows 10 operating system deployments, but a few Windows 10 tools are still lagging.

Watch Out for This Windows 10 Update Ransomware Scam

Before you click on that e-mail saying that your system is ready to update to Windows 10, make sure it is legitimate.

Treat Your Scripts Like Cattle

Standardization will ensure that your code works today, tomorrow and down the road.

Windows 10 Now Available

Microsoft today has officially released Windows 10 for download and purchase.

Laplink Releases Free Windows 10 Migration Tool

Just in time for Windows 10's launch, Laplink on Tuesday has made available a free consumer-targeted tool for migrating to Microsoft's new OS.

Power BI Gets Major Update

Microsoft last week released a reworked version of Power BI, Microsoft's cloud-based analytics and data visualization too, which replaces the previous Power BI for Office 365" version.

Taking Control of Strings in PowerShell

Here's how to format and use strings in your code.

Microsoft Releases First Exchange Server 2016 Preview

Microsoft on Wednesday has made available the first public preview of its next version of its e-mail Exchange Server.

Microsoft Will Support Windows 10 Until 2025

A week before its official release, Microsoft said Windows 10 will have the traditional 10-year lifecycle when it comes to official updates and patches.

Microsoft Releases Out-of-Band Windows Security Fix

Microsoft on Monday pushed out an emergency security fix for all versions of Windows.

Writing Readable PowerShell Code for Your Future Self (And Others)

Code with aliases and comments may help you to keep your place, but will you remember what it means a couple years down the road?

Microsoft Releases 3 Zero-Day Fixes in July's Patch

Microsoft on Tuesday released this month's security update, which included four items rated "critical" and 10 "important" to fix numerous issues in Microsoft products and services.

Windows Server 2003 Support Is Now Dead

Today marked the official end of Windows Server 2003 support from Microsoft.

Azure Active Directory Reporting APIs Hit Preview Stage

Microsoft last week announced that its new Azure Active Directory Reporting APIs has entered public preview.

OpenSSH Supporter Positive on Microsoft's Contribution to the Protocol

Microsoft has made waves in recent history by showing support for OpenSSH, the open source protocol, which adds security around remote server access and file transfers.

How To Manage File Hashes in PowerShell

This will be a technical article introducing file hashes, how to generate hashes with PowerShell and, when copying files, how to use hashes to your advantage to ensure file copies were successful.

How Law Enforcement Surveillance Is Hurting Enterprise Security

Government backdoors used for surveillance are leaving systems vulnerable to traditional attack, a new report by prominent cryptographers argues.

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