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Microsoft Windows Bug Flaws Tuesday Update Server
- Microsoft's August 2022 fixes an actively exploited bug in the Microsoft Windows Support Diagnostic Tool (MSDT). Liam Tung, Contributing Writer Microsoft has released patches for 141 flaws in its August 2022 Patch Tuesday update including two previously undisclosed (zero-day) flaws, of which one is actively being exploited.     The total patch count for the  August 2022 Patch Tuesday Update  actually includes 20 flaws in Edge that Microsoft had previously released fixes ... [Read More]

Source: zdnet.com

Data Teams Microsoft Purview Retention Microsoft Content
- Digital collaboration is moving fast, and no one knows this better than Microsoft Teams . Launched in 2017 and currently sitting at 270 million users, Teams has quickly become the hub for workplace collaboration in thousands of enterprises. But as organizations increasingly meet, collaborate, and automate their work in Teams, the business requirement to properly control and secure data while it's being accessed, changed, and shared broadly is getting more difficult. So, we've got to ask: is ... [Read More]

Source: jdsupra.com

Microsoft Azure Clouds Oracle Supercloud Oci Service
- As theCUBE's industry analysts traveled the enterprise technology conference circuit this year, they spoke with a lot of companies in the process of developing a service or sets of services, built on hyperscale infrastructure, aimed at abstracting the underlying complexity to create a continuous experience across more than one cloud. Or as theCUBE likes to call it:  supercloud . This means that the core premise of supercloud, albeit under different names, has been slowly evolving in ... [Read More]


Defender Health Microsoft Information Cards Admins
- New device health reporting layout in Microsoft Defender for Endpoint is designed to help admins view protection statuses across platforms. Microsoft is rolling out a public preview of new device health reporting capabilities in for Endpoint designed to help admins view sensor health and antivirus protection status across platforms and easily access detailed information in Defender. According to Microsoft, administrators should expect to see a new tabbed reporting page with cards that display ... [Read More]


Security Infrastructure Ran Microsoft Azure Cloud Microsoft
- Almost two years ago, the National Defense Science Board invited me to participate in the Summer Study 2020 Panel, "Protecting the Global Information Infrastructure." They requested that I brief them on the evolution of the global communications infrastructure connecting all nations. The U.S., like other nations, both cooperates and competes in the commercial telecom market, while prioritizing national security. This study group was interested in the implementation of 5G and its evolution to ... [Read More]


Developers Gartner Models Microsoft Services Gartner Magic Quadrant
- Gartner has recognized Microsoft as a Leader in the 2022 Gartner® Magic Quadrant™ for Cloud AI Developer Services, with Microsoft placed furthest in "Completeness of Vision". Gartner defines the market as "cloud-hosted or containerized services that enable development teams and business users who are not data science experts to use AI models via APIs, software development kits (SDKs), or applications." We are proud to be recognized for our Azure AI Platform. In this post, we'll dig ... [Read More]


Credentials Microsoft Entra Id Apps Claims
- Microsoft Azure AD customers can use Entra Verified ID to issue, request, and verify credentials for proof of employment, education, other claims. Microsoft is launching the general availability of Entra Verified ID, the newest member to join the Microsoft's portfolio of Entra identity solutions, that enables Azure AD customers to issue, request and verify credentials to represent proof of employment, education or other claims. According to Microsoft, each credential issued with Entra Verified ... [Read More]


Office Microsoft Services Users Support Office 2016
- Microsoft is warning Office 2016 and 2019 users that they might encounter issues when connecting to Microsoft 365 back-end services starting in October 2023. But they won't be blocked from doing so. Even though Microsoft is all-in on the cloud, it still is continuing to roll out "perpetual" (non-subscription) versions of Office every few years. Recently, some of those users -- namely those with Office 2016 and Office 2019 -- got a bit of a scare, as it seemed Microsoft had decided to cut off ... [Read More]

Source: zdnet.com

Service Lab Labs Azure Update Network
- Azure Lab Services August 2022 update—Improved classroom and training experience The new updated Azure Lab Services  allows you to set up and configure Cloud labs for your classroom and training scenarios. You don't have to worry about setting up, expanding, or managing on-premises labs anymore. We provide a managed service and take the hassle out of managing and maintaining these labs. The updated service comes with improved performance and enhanced backend reliability. With the ... [Read More]


Microsoft Sentinel Microsoft Defender Intelligence Security Threat
- Drawing from its acquisition of RiskIQ, Microsoft is releasing Defender External Attack Surface Management and Defender Threat Intelligence. Drawing from last year's acquisition of RiskIQ, Microsoft is adding two new threat-intelligence applications to its Defender product family, and separately offering new detection and response capabilities for SAP ERP systems to its Sentinel SIEM (security information and event management) product. Combining intelligence from the security research team at ... [Read More]


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