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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 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.

Microsoft Releases Additional Windows 10 Details Ahead of Launch

Microsoft last week offered some info on what to expect for Windows 10's launch later this month.

'PowerShell for Office 365' Web Portal Released

Microsoft this week has made "PowerShell for Office 365," a new Web resource, available for IT pros.

Report: Windows Server 2003 Use To Continue Past Support Death

Big Data solutions provider CloudPhysics estimates that Windows Server 2003 won't be completely gone from datacenters until mid 2018, despite losing official support later this month.

SharePoint 2016's 'Cloud First' Approach

Microsoft is approaching the next version of SharePoint, scheduled for next year, with a cloud mindset.

Licensing Expert Warns of Pricey Windows Server 2003 Custom Support

Microsoft doesn't explain its CSAs publicly in great detail, so it's left to consultants to lend a helping hand.

Azure Active Directory Connect and Health Tools Released

Microsoft on Wednesday released its Azure Active Directory (AD) Connect tool.

Office 365 Service APIs and Push Notifications Go Live

Microsoft is adding two Office 365 improvements to improve service communication.

Unpatched IE Flaw Details Released by HP

A research team at HP has released details on an Internet Explorer 11 flaw this week.

Microsoft To Release Admin, Security and Template Enhancements for Office 365

Improvements for Office 365 and Exchange Online are coming soon, according to an announcement by Microsoft.

Microsoft Outlines Windows 10 Update Requirements for Organizations

Microsoft wants enterprises to deploy Windows 10 within a certain time frame. Those that don't will suffer the consequences.

Some Windows 10 Service Branch Options Exclude Use of Edge Browser

Microsoft's upcoming service-branch options for Windows 10 will affect which Internet browser organizations will be able to use.

Microsoft Releases 2 'Critical' Bulletins for June Patch Tuesday

Microsoft on Tuesday released two security bulletin items for Internet Explorer and Windows Media Player labeled as "critical" and six "important."

Microsoft's Advanced Threat Protection Service for E-Mail Goes Live

Exchange Online e-mail security feature Advanced Threat Protection (ATP) is now live.

Microsoft MVP Talks Up Windows Upgrade Details

While Microsoft has been somewhat quiet on the details of its Windows 10 upgrade program, one Microsoft MVP has been active in pulling back the curtain a bit.

Microsoft Details Azure Active Directory MDM Scenarios in Windows 10

Microsoft has outlined how Windows 10 will be used with Azure Active Directory and the premises-based AD.

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