Microsoft has released its 2020 "Digital Defense Report," painting a detailed picture of the current cybersecurity threat landscape.
A "Critical"-rated Netlogon vulnerability in newer Windows Server versions can now be exploited via publicly accessible code, warned the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) this week.
Microsoft's latest security patch rollout addresses 129 common vulnerabilities and exposures (CVEs), continuing the company's 2020 trend of hefty patch deliveries.
Microsoft is talking up the ways it has improved the Knowledge Base (KB) articles used by IT pros in patching Windows systems, making them more "relevant and actionable."
The year 2020 continues with hefty security patch bundles arriving from Microsoft. The company's latest security update rollout on Tuesday delivered patches for 120 common vulnerabilities and exposures (CVEs).
Two new Azure Active Directory security features -- My Sign-Ins and App Lock -- were made available to end users this week.
Security researchers are spotlighting a vulnerability dubbed "BootHole" that affects the Secure Boot protection scheme in machines using the Grand Unified Boot Loader (GRUB).
To protect Microsoft 365 application data, Microsoft this week launched a preview of its new Double Key Encryption solution, in which one key gets stored in Microsoft Azure datacenters, accessible to Microsoft, while the other key is stored by the customer.
A preview of Microsoft's new Endpoint Data Loss Prevention (DLP) service will soon become available to "Microsoft 365 E5/A5, Microsoft 365 E5/A5 Compliance, and Microsoft 365 E5/A5 Information Protection and Governance" subscriptions.
For the fifth straight month, Microsoft's monthly security patch rollout has exceeded 110 common vulnerabilities and exposures (CVEs).
Microsoft alerted IT pros this week to some fast-approaching Microsoft 365 milestones, including a deadline for organizations maintaining systems with Microsoft 365 Apps.
Microsoft is extending the security capabilities of its Microsoft Defender Advanced Threat Protection (ATP) solution to other platforms.
Windows Server hardware products will be required to include certain security implementations by default, starting in January, Microsoft announced this week.
Microsoft's efforts to foster a decentralized identity approach to user authentications is continuing, with some open source announcements this week.
Microsoft has kept up its trend this year of releasing large bundles of security patches, with the June bunch consisting of 129 security patches.
The U.S. Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency on Friday warned that functional proof-of-concept code for a Server Message Block 3.1.1 vulnerability in newer Windows systems has been published.
The ability to automatically classify documents using the Microsoft Information Protection service's sensitivity labels feature is now at the "general availability" commercially-release stage, Microsoft announced this week.
Domain Name System (DNS) over HTTPS encryption, known as "DoH," can now be tested in a recently released preview version of Windows 10.
This month's security patch bundle from Microsoft continued the hefty "Update Tuesday" trend, delivering fixes for approximately 111 common vulnerabilities and exposures.
Starting June 1, eligible customers that "visit" or use the Microsoft 365 Security Center portal will be able to access certain Microsoft Threat Protection capabilities.
Three new features for assessing policy settings on Azure AD Conditional Access became generally available (GA) this week.
For organizations whose employees have shifted to working remotely en masse, Microsoft has explained how the machine password reset mechanism for Windows systems works for them.
The Continuous Access Evaluation (CAE) protocol undergirds certain Office 365 and Azure Active Directory products, providing an additional layer of identity and access protections, Microsoft explained this week.
Pulse Secure virtual private network (VPN) products have earned another security warning from the U.S. Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA).
A new Azure Active Directory registration process became generally available (GA) this week, adding multifactor authentication (MFA) and self-service password registration.