Security


Microsoft Strengthens Security in Edge Browser

Microsoft took time during its Ignite event, currently going on in Atlanta, to highlight some of the security enhancements coming to its Edge Web browser.

What I Like in PowerShell V5, Part 2: New Features

Microsoft's addition of classes and enhanced security features have helped to add to what is the best version of PowerShell.

Microsoft to Enterprises: Stop Using Server Message Block 1

Microsoft wants to kill the use of Server Message Block (SMB) version 1 by pleading to customers to stop using it.

Out-of-Date Adobe Flash ActiveX To Be Blocked in IE 11

Those that are still running older versions of Adobe Flash ActiveX will not be able to access Flash content in Internet Explorer 11.

Latest Advance Threat Analytics Preview Released

Microsoft's cloud-based security solution, Advanced Threat Analytics (ATA), received an update last week.

Microsoft Adds User Risk Policy to Azure Active Directory ID Protection Preview

Microsoft has expanded the features of its Azure Active Directory Identity Protection service and has made the preview available in Europe.

Microsoft Ends RC4 Support in Browsers with August Patch

With the Tuesday release of Microsoft's monthly security patch, RC4 support has been cut from Edge and Internet Explorer 11 browsers.

Microsoft Outlines Upcoming Authenticator Client Access Improvements

Microsoft's goal with the next client authentication solution upgrade, coming next month, is to unify the code base.

Microsoft Provides More Insight Into Its June Patch Problems

Issues concerning Microsoft's June security patch and its potential to break Group Policy Object (GPO) settings were discussed yet again this week by Microsoft in a blog post.

Windows 10 'Anniversary Edition' To Be Released in August

Microsoft announced that its Windows 10 Anniversary Edition will be arriving on Aug. 2.

Azure Information Protection Service To Arrive This Year

Microsoft said its upcoming information protection service will be available in the second half of the year.

Some Group Settings Break After Applying Microsoft's June Security Patch

An issue with one of Microsoft's 17 patch Tuesday security releases issued this week may be causing some Group Policy Object settings to crash.

Office 365 Update 1602 Deferred Channel Released

The latest Office 365 update is now available, featuring new security updates and Office application additions.

US-CERT and Microsoft Team To Deliver Guidance on Office Malware

New info has been released on a popular tactic being used to spread malicious files through Office documents.

New Windows 10 Security Scan Option Coming Soon

When Windows 10 "anniversary update" arrives later this summer, it will be coming packed with a new malware scanning feature.

Microsoft Postpones Rollout of New Azure Active Directory Security Certs

Microsoft on Monday pulled the plug on releasing its updated Azure Active Directory to a later date.

Windows 10 Advanced Threat Protection Preview Expanded

Microsoft's Windows Defender Advanced Threat Protection preview for Windows is now available for a larger field of IT pros to test, the company announced on Monday.

Guard Against Rogue Admins with Microsoft Shielded VM

Microsoft is providing more details on its upcoming security focused Shielded Virtual Machines datacenter feature.

SHA-1 Security Certificates To Be Blocked in IE and Edge

Both Microsoft's Internet Explorer and Edge Web browsers will deny SHA-1 certificates for security later this year.

Microsoft's Cloud App Security Service Now Available

Microsoft's Cloud App Security service has gone live, according to the company.

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