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Microsoft introduces Interflow: Sharing cybersecurity threats in near real-time
Microsoft announced Interflow, a new platform for sharing cybersecurity threats in near real-time. It's currently available in 'private preview' for Microsoft Active Protections Program (MAPP) members. Read More


Who does NSS Labs "Recommend" for NGFW?
In 2012, NSS Labs found that most available NGFW solutions "fell short in performance and security effectiveness." In 2013 NSS Labs noted "marked improvement" and bestowed their "recommended" rating on 6 vendors. Click here to find out who they were. Learn more >>


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Gartner: Top trends in IT security technology
Gartner predicts rise of 'digital risk officer' to protect the 'digital business.' Read More

Microsoft cuts OneDrive prices, increases capacity
Microsoft will dramatically increase capacity and lower prices for OneDrive, increasing pressure on other cloud storage providers and also sweetening the deal for prospective and current Office 365 customers. Read More

Is Microsoft withholding Windows 7 security patches? Probably not
A pair of researchers studying and comparing the code in Windows 7 and Windows 8 are claiming that Microsoft is giving security patches to Windows 8 that are not being rolled into Windows 7, but Microsoft is denying that it is playing favorites. Read More


Finding Advanced Threats Before They Strike
Enterprise security teams are on a high state of alert to keep up with ever-morphing advanced threats. This SANS Institute review shows how Damballa Failsafe can be the first and last line of defense. Read Now

Microsoft continues Nokia's Android experiment with X2 smartphone
Microsoft is continuing Nokia's Android experiment by adding a new smartphone to the Nokia X series. The next-generation model due in July will feature even more Microsoft software. Read More

1 in 5 small businesses still use Windows XP, survey says
A survey by antivirus firm Bitdefender finds that 18% of small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) are still using Windows XP despite the end of support from Microsoft and the near-apocalyptic predictions that led up to its end of life. Read More

Leveraging Microsoft Azure as your disaster recovery/failover data center
Microsoft is previewing a technology that will completely change how we view disaster recovery and failover of virtual machines and the benefits of the cloud. What Azure Site Recovery (ASR) does, in a nutshell, is replicate virtual machines from an on-premise data center to Azure on a regular basis, and then the organization can failover their on-premise datacenter so that the VMs are now running in Azure. Read More

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Defense throughout the Vulnerability Life Cycle
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Microsoft reveals Office 365 roadmap, offers opt-in previews
Microsoft on Thursday delivered on a promise made earlier this year to provide a roadmap to future Office 365 enhancements and additions, something both current and potential customers have been clamoring for, an analyst said. Read More

Office 365 customers can sign up to get new features early
Microsoft will give Office 365 customers the option to receive new and improved features considered to be significant before they are made generally available. Customers who opt into the program, called First Release, will get these important updates at least two weeks before their scheduled rollout. Read More

Florida college applies corporate-style security to 'BYOD' campus network
Can a college campus filled with exuberant students and free-thinking professors armed to the hilt with smartphones and tablets find a way to establish business-like network security and appropriate-use expectations without crimping everyone's style? Broward College, a state college near Miami, has that in mind in the BYOD strategy forged with help from the college's chief information security officer, Matt Santill. Read More

Tibco deepens Tibbr integration with SharePoint
Tibco has extended the integration between its Tibbr enterprise social networking suite and Microsoft's SharePoint collaboration server, and has linked it for the first time with the Outlook email and calendar client. Read More



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