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Microsoft: Password Expiration Policies Are 'Low Value'

Microsoft is pushing against conventional wisdom when it comes to organizations enforcing periodic password expirations to secure their Windows systems.

Microsoft Adding 'Audience Targeting,' Other Improvements to SharePoint

Enhancements to SharePoint Online's News pages are coming soon, Microsoft said this week.

Microsoft Launches Azure Cost Management Tools

Microsoft cloud customers with government and "pay-as-you-go" subscriptions can now take advantage of the new Azure Cost Management feature, which became generally available this week.

Microsoft Exchange Adds Google G Suite Migration Support

Users of Microsoft's Exchange Admin Center will soon have the ability to move Google G Suite calendar, contacts and e-mail data over to the Office 365 service, Microsoft announced this week.

Microsoft Releases Windows Admin Center 1904

The latest release of Windows Admin Center, version 1904, reached the "general availability" (GA) milestone last week, although some of its included features are still marked as previews.

Microsoft Warns E-Mail Users of Months-Long Security Attack

Some users of Microsoft's e-mail services may have had their accounts exposed to "individuals outside Microsoft" over the past three months, the company admitted recently.

Microsoft Pulling Plug on SCCM 2007, Forefront Endpoint Protection 2010

System Center Configuration Manager 2007 (SCCM) and Forefront Endpoint Protection 2010 (FEP) will both lose support on July 9, 2019, Microsoft warned organizations this week.

Google Cloud Boosts Support for Windows, Active Directory and SQL Server

Organizations running Windows and other Microsoft applications can now take advantage of improved integrations with the Google Cloud Platform (GCP).

Next Windows 10 Update To Address User Control Issues

Microsoft is building new and improved user controls into the next major Windows 10 feature update, which is set to arrive in late May.

Microsoft 365 Security and Compliance Tools Released, Alongside SCCM Update

Several Microsoft management, security and compliance solutions hit their latest release milestones this week.

Microsoft Deems Windows 10 Version 1809 Ready for 'Broad' Use

Microsoft this week signaled to organizations that they should now be running Windows 10 version 1809.

Microsoft Releases Azure Data Box Edge and Gateway

Azure Data Box Edge and Azure Data Box Gateway are now generally available, Microsoft announced this week.

Microsoft Primes Azure Stack for Hyperconvergence

A new addition to Microsoft's Azure Stack product line brings hyperconverged infrastructure (HCI) capabilities to its "Azure in a box" solution, the company announced this week.

Microsoft Renames Windows Defender ATP, Adds Mac Support

Recently announced Microsoft security changes include a rebrand of its Windows Defender Advanced Threat Protection (ATP) to reflect its support for non-Windows platforms.

Microsoft's Windows Virtual Desktop Solution Hits Preview

Windows Virtual Desktop, Microsoft's new virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) service hosted from Azure datacenters, was released as a public preview this week.

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