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Microsoft Sheds Light on Third-Party Antivirus Support Rationale

Amid customer confusion, Microsoft is providing some insight on how it works with its antivirus software vendor partners.

Windows Security Compliance Manager Tool Support Ending

Moving forward, support for Microsoft's long-running Security Compliance Manager (SCM) tool will no longer be provided.

Web Apps Access Receives Azure AD and PingAccess Integration

Microsoft this week has made Azure Active Directory service, integrated with Ping Identity's PingAccess, commercially available.

Exchange Server 2016 To Get Recoverable Items Fix

Microsoft said that when Cumulative Update 6 (CU6) releases, an issue in Exchange Server 2016's Recoverable Items folder behavior will be fixed.

Windows 10 'Creators Update' Ransomware Security Features

Microsoft has published details about how the Windows 10 "creators update" (version 1703, released in April) provides protection against ransomware, including last month's infamous "WannaCrypt" (or "WannaCry") ransomware outbreak.

Microsoft Releases Intune in Azure Portal

Microsoft has switched on the ability to manage Intune and conditional access setting through the Azure Portal, the company announced today.

SharePoint Framework Extensions Preview Released

A preview of SharePoint Framework Extensions is now available.

Azure Active Directory Conditional Access Policies Extended to More Microsoft Services

Microsoft announced this week that its Azure Active Directory identity and access management service has added support for conditional access policies when used with Microsoft Teams and the Azure Portal.

Insecure SMB 1 Protocol Device Warning Issued by Microsoft

In an attempt to warn IT and consumers, Microsoft has released a list of products that are using the flawed Server Message Block 1 (SMB 1).

Azure Active Directory Proxy Service Improvements Released

Microsoft this week dropped multiple tweaks for Azure Active Directory Application Proxy service.

Microsoft Releases Office 365 Add-In Deployment Capability

Office add-ins can now be centrally deployed to end users thanks to the newly launched Microsoft's Office 365 Centralized Deployment service.

IDC Provides Strategies for Orgs to Protect Against Security Incidents

This week IDC offered some advice on how enterprises should handle security issues.

Azure Active Directory Privileged ID Management Service Workflow Enhancements

This week Microsoft is showing off two Azure Active Directory Privileged Identity Management service improvements.

Veeam Unveils Data Recovery Options for Azure and Office 365

Veeam has announced that its Availability Suite v10 will offer continuous data protection (CDP) with recovery point objectives of 15 minutes.

Microsoft Announces SharePoint 2016 Servicing Policy

Microsoft this week provided details on its "updated product servicing policy" for SharePoint Server 2016.

Microsoft Releases Emergency Patch for 'WannaCrypt' Ransomware

In response to the high-profile ransomware attack targeting an SMB v1 hole in older versions of Windows, Microsoft late last week released a fix.

Azure Active Directory Portal Now Live

Azure Active Directory capabilities have now been added to Microsoft's Azure Portal, the company announced this week.

Azure Active Directory B2C Dev Tools Previewed

This week saw the arrival of the new Azure Active Directory Business-to-Consumer (B2C) previews.

Microsoft Clears Up Recent Windows as a Service Change Confusion

Microsoft conducted an online Q&A session last week on the status of its Windows as a service.

Windows 10 Enterprise Adoption on the Rise

Multiple reports point to that organizational migration to Windows 10 is starting to pick up steam.

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