Security


Microsoft Will Support Windows 10 Until 2025

A week before its official release, Microsoft said Windows 10 will have the traditional 10-year lifecycle when it comes to official updates and patches.

Microsoft Releases Out-of-Band Windows Security Fix

Microsoft on Monday pushed out an emergency security fix for all versions of Windows.

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.

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.

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 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.

Study Finds Average Cost of Enterprise Breaches on the Rise

The average cost of corporate security breaches has raised 23 percent over the last two years, according to a report by IBM and Ponemon Institute.

Outlook, Intune and OneDrive for Business Security Enhancements Rolling Out

A new "managed Outlook app" that will increase enhanced data security for businesses is expected to be released sometime this quarter, Microsoft announced.

Microsoft Lays Out Future Windows 10 Update Strategies for IT Pros

IT pros should take a drastic change to how they approach patches and updates in production environments, according to Microsoft.

Microsoft Looks To Put Security First in Edge Browser

Microsoft's Edge Browser will be improving security, while discarding older IE tech as it continues on its way to release.

May Patch Tuesday: Internet Explorer Gets 'Critical' Fix

The company released on Tuesday its May security update, packed with three bulletins rated "critical" and 10 "important."

Microsoft Announces Advance Threat Analytics

Microsoft took the stage on Monday at its Ignite conference, currently going on in Chicago, to show off its new security wares.

Office 365 Customer Lockbox Privacy Feature Announced

Microsoft announced today Customer Lockbox for Office 365 to provide enterprises control over what private data stored in Microsoft datacenters can be accessed by the company.

Microsoft Releases 4 'Critical' Bulletins for April's Security Update

Microsoft released today its monthly security patch with four bulletins rated "critical" and seven rated "important."

Windows SMB Security Flaw Detailed

A new Windows security issue was revealed by security firm Cylance that could lead to a hijack of user credentials.

Microsoft To Boost Office 365 Security with Advance E-Mail Threat Protection

New security tools for Office 365 that will protect e-mails from harmful links and phishing attacks was announced by Microsoft this week.

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