Security


Ping Identity Solution Preview for Azure AD Coming Soon

This week will bring the preview of Ping Identity, which aims to streamline single sign-on access to header-based Web applications, in Azure Active Directory.

Multifactor Authentication Added to Hybrid Exchange PowerShell Tool

IT pros managing Exchange Server and Exchange Online accounts via remote PowerShell now have the ability to protect those sessions with multifactor authentication.

Microsoft Releases 'Largest' Monthly Security Patch

After skipping the February Patch Tuesday release, Microsoft is back with a larger-than-usual rollup of fixes.

Azure Active Directory Limited Access for SharePoint and OneDrive Now In Preview Form

Microsoft this week said that its latest Azure Active Directory management option aimed at alleviating data leakage in SharePoint and OneDrive is now in preview.

Premium Assurance Plans Now Available for Windows Server and SQL Server

"Premium Assurance" coverage plans for SQL Server and Windows Server can now be purchased from Microsoft.

Google Details SHA-1 Web Security Issues

Details on the broken state of the Shell Hashing Algorithm-1 (SHA-1) were released by security experts at Google last week.

Adobe Flash Player Security Patch Arrives from Microsoft

Microsoft this week released unannounced security updates for Adobe Flash Player in Windows.

Microsoft Moving February Security Patch to March

February's security update, which missed its Feb. 14 release, will now be arriving with March's patch, Microsoft said.

Microsoft's February Security Patch Delayed

Microsoft's February "patch Tuesday" release did not arrive as scheduled.

Upcoming Windows 10 Security Improvements Outlined

Microsoft on Friday announced new and improved security features coming to Windows 10 in the near future.

Zero-Day SMB Windows Security Hole Revealed

A vulnerability warning by the U.S. Computer Emergency Readiness Team (US-CERT) has detailed a new zero-day security exploit involving the Server Message Block (SMB) protocol in Windows systems.

New Security Center Arriving with Windows 10 Creators Update

Microsoft announced on Monday that Windows 10 "Creators Update" will arive with a new Security Center feature.

Microsoft Replacing Security Bulletin Portal in February

Microsoft will be going live with its new "Security Updates Guide" portal -- which will replace the older "Security Bulletins" portal -- next month.

IE Patches and Microsoft Security Fixes To Be Seperated Next Month

On Friday Microsoft announced that how it delivers Windows security updates will be changing.

Privacy Controls in Windows 10 Changing in Next Major Update

Microsoft this spring will be changing some of the Windows 10 privacy controls.

Microsoft-Required Digital Cert Code Signing Requirements

Microsoft this week announced it will require online cert authorities to implement certain requirements for verification of Windows-based executables and scripts.

Security Enhancements Coming with Windows 10 'Creator Update' Release

Some upcoming security improvements to Windows 10 have been detailed this week by Microsoft.

Enterprise Guidance for Moving Away from SHA-1 Encryption

Microsoft last week has released a guide for orgs looking to get away from the risky Web-based Shell Hashing Algorithim-1 (SHA-1) encryption.

Microsoft Called Out on Windows 10 EMET Security Claims

Microsoft's recent claim that Windows 10 has good enough security protections without using the Enhanced Mitigation Experience Toolkit (EMET) is being disputed by security research group CERT.

Microsoft's EMET Security Tool To Lose Support

Microsoft's Enhanced Mitigation Experience Toolkit (EMET) solution, which aimed to protect against malware attack scenarios and exploit methods, will be shutting down shortly.

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