Microsoft's own security chief has warned millions of people who continue to use Internet Explorer as a default web browser are placing themselves in "peril". The company, which first developed Internet Explorer in 1995, is no longer supporting new development for the web browser. Continued use of the software was potentially risky, according to Chris … [Read more...] about Stop using Internet Explorer, warns Microsoft’s own security chief
Microsoft cloud app security
Microsoft this week announced two new offerings to its Microsoft 365 repertoire for companies focused on beefing up protection against cybersecurity threats and ensuring compliance with regulations on sensitive data. Both offerings are set to become available on February 1. The first new option, dubbed "Identity & Threat Protection," includes the gamut of Microsoft's … [Read more...] about Microsoft 365 gains two new offerings focused on security and compliance
Another day, another profitable exit for a well-regarded startup. Microsoft today announced that it has acquired Atlanta, Georgia-based FSLogix, the company behind the eponymous award-winning FSLogix app provisioning platform, for an undisclosed sum. In a blog post, Brad Anderson, corporate vice president at Office 365, and Julia White, corporate vice … [Read more...] about Microsoft acquires app-provisioning startup FSLogix
In January 2017, the UK Government’s Cabinet Office issued guidelines outlining what department heads needed to consider when putting services or data into the public cloud.Along with its 14 Security Cloud Principles, the guidance confirmed that “it’s possible for public sector organisations to safely put highly personal and sensitive data into the public … [Read more...] about Public cloud API security: How safe is our data?
For the regular consumer the cloud is most often associated with that ephemeral "off device" place where pictures and other data are securely (or not securely) backed-up. Cloud computing, the direction computing has been moving for years, goes beyond mere storage, however. Cloud computing is where a user's digital experiences, back-end app processes and more occur and reside in … [Read more...] about What Microsoft’s “cloud is the world’s computer” means