Security


Aging Hardware Is Affecting IT Security Confidence

According to a recent report by Cisco, more than half of enterprise have a lack of confidence in their security efforts.

Windows 8 Is No Longer Supported by Microsoft

Windows 8 lost "extended support" on Tuesday, making the OS more vulnerable to security issues.

Microsoft Will Notify Users Targeted by State-Sponsored Cyberattacks

Microsoft last week announced that they will inform customers if their online and cloud accounts have been targeted or compromised by representatives of nation states.

December Outlook 2010 Patch Pulled

Microsoft has retracted an Outlook 2010 security update after users reported running into multiple issues.

Azure Security Center Preview Released

Microsoft last week released the first preview for its Azure-based security tools.

Dell Certificates Blocked by Microsoft

Two Dell certificates have been rejected by Microsoft due to security concerns.

Customer Lockbox for Office 365 Coming Soon

Microsoft announced that its Customer Lockbox and Advanced eDiscovery tools for Office 365 will arrive on Dec. 1.

Microsoft Outlines Future Security Plans

Microsoft's Satya Nadella on Tuesday gave a more-clear look into its operational security graph.

Forefront Web Protection Services Will End in December

Microsoft gave word that the end of the year will see the end of its Forefront Threat Management Gateway Web Protection Services.

Microsoft Demos Windows 10 Credential Guard

Microsoft this week started showing off Windows 10's security virtualization feature called Credential Guard.

October Patch Tuesday: 'Critical' IE Flaws Fixed

Microsoft today released its somewhat small October security patch, which includes three bulletin items rated "critical" and three rated "important."

VMware Releases Security Patch for vCenter Server and ESXi

VMware released an out-of-band fix for three significant flaws in vCenter Server and ESXi.

Vast Majority of Mobile Malware Infections Comes from Windows PCs

According to a report released last week, 80 percent of all mobile malware originated from Windows PCs.

Cisco Routers Are Being Targeted with Malicious Firmware

Attackers are targeting specific Cisco routers for infection, allowing traffic monitoring and malware injection.

Microsoft September Patch Tuesday: Edge and IE Get RCE Fixes

Microsoft's monthly security update arrived on Tuesday, featuring five "critical" bulletins and seven "important" items to fix 56 flaws.

Is Microsoft Developing a Malware Detonation Platform as a Service?

Microsoft hinted in a job listing that the company is developing a VM-based platform focused on malware protection.

Privileged Identity Management Preview Update Released

Microsoft this month added additional tools and features to Azure Active Directory (AD) Privileged Identity Management.

Row Level Security Comes to Microsoft's Cloud SQL Database

Microsoft announced that its SQL Database now supports row level security (RLS).

Microsoft Releases Out-of-Band Security Update for Internet Explorer

Microsoft today released an emergency fix for a zero-day issue in all versions of Internet Explorer.

August Patch Tuesday: Microsoft Releases First 'Critical' Windows 10 Fix

Microsoft is welcoming Windows 10 to its Patch Tuesday festivities by releasing a fix rated "critical" for the new OS.

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