Microsoft Extends Multifactor Authentication with Azure AD Update

Microsoft announced several Azure Active Directory enhancements at its Ignite conference this week, including Microsoft Authenticator use with the free Azure AD plan and a new Azure AD Cloud Provisioning capability.

SCCM and Intune Rebranded To Form Microsoft Endpoint Manager

A new service called "Microsoft Endpoint Manager" brings together System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM) and the Microsoft Intune mobile management service.

Microsoft Replacing TechNet and MSDN Forums by 'Mid-2020'

A new site called "Microsoft Q&A" is expected to launch in "mid-2020" as a replacement for Microsoft's TechNet and MSDN forums.

Using PowerShell To Parse and Understand Windows Server DHCP Logs

Scrolling through Windows Server DHCP logs in Notepad is a tedious and time-consuming task. Here's how to use PowerShell to make the process a lot easier.

Microsoft Readies PowerShell 7 for January 2020 Release

PowerShell 7 is slated to become generally available sometime in January, Microsoft announced recently.

Microsoft Threat Experts Now Comes with Actual Experts

Microsoft this week announced the general availability of the security consulting service portion of its Threat Experts service.

Microsoft 'Secured-Core' PCs To Block Malware at Chip Level

Microsoft on Monday announced a new method to stop Windows malware at the firmware level.

Microsoft Offers Guide to Setting Up Windows 7 Extended Security Updates

Microsoft recently described the process for installing Windows 7 Extended Security Updates (ESU) for volume licensing users running Windows 7 Service Pack 1.

Microsoft Defender ATP Gets Tamper Protection

An optional "tamper protection" security feature is now generally available to users of Microsoft Defender Advanced Threat Protection (ATP) with E5 subscription plans.

Microsoft Adding Phishing Protections to Authenticator App

To help organizations defeat security breaches enabled by advanced attack techniques, Microsoft is working on adding anti-phishing capabilities to its Microsoft Authenticator app.

Microsoft To Launch Enterprise Security 'Hygiene' Effort with NIST

Microsoft this week announced it has partnered with the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) on a project called "Critical Cybersecurity Hygiene: Patching the Enterprise Project."

October Microsoft Security Patch Rollout Targets 60 Vulnerabilities

Microsoft is addressing 60 software vulnerabilities in its latest "update Tuesday" security release, including nine that are rated "Critical," with the rest deemed "Important."

Microsoft Expands OneDrive 'Personal Vault' Security for Consumers

A new Personal Vault storage option in OneDrive for consumers is now available worldwide, Microsoft announced last week.

Microsoft Event Showcases New Surface PCs Plus Windows 10X

Microsoft on Wednesday described its coming Surface devices, and a new Windows 10X operating system variant, in a New York City presentation.

Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1 Gets Microsoft Defender ATP Support

Users of Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1, which will reach its end of support in a mere three months, can now take advantage of Microsoft Defender Advanced Threat Protection's endpoint detection and response capability.

Understanding Should Assertions in Pester

"Should" operators have the critical role of comparing a condition with an expected result. Without that functionality, a test of your PowerShell code would be worthless.

Microsoft Releases Its 'Desktop-as-a-Service' Solution

Windows Virtual Desktop, Microsoft's new desktop-as-a-service solution, became generally available for commercial use on Monday.

Machine Learning's Role in Windows 10 Upgrades

In a blog post this week, Microsoft data scientists detailed how the company uses machine learning algorithms to ensure Windows 10 feature upgrades are rolled out successfully.

Microsoft WSUS Users Get Access to Windows 10 Previews

It's possible for Windows Server Update Services (WSUS) users to get Windows 10 feature update previews by making a few settings changes, Microsoft announced this week.

Microsoft Azure Sentinel SIEM Service Goes Live

In preview since February, Microsoft's cloud-based security information and event management (SIEM) solution became generally available this week.

Most   Popular