Posts Tagged ‘Security’

Improved Malware Protection in Windows 8

Microsoft has recently explained enhancements to mitigation features that help protect Windows 8 users against exploits used by malware. Continue reading

IE9 blocks 96% of live threats with SmartScreen URL reputation

Yesterday, NSS Labs, an independent security research and testing organization, released two reports that show SmartScreen continues to offer industry-leading protection against socially engineered malware. Continue reading

Microsoft BlueHat Contest: Build the next Security Defense Technology & win $200,000 (USD) cash prize

Yesterday, Microsoft Trustworthy Computing Group announced the BlueHat Prize contest, designed to generate new ideas for defensive approaches to support computer security. Continue reading

Security in Office 365 White Paper from Microsoft

Microsoft has released a a whitepaper titled Security in Office 365 and it’s now available for download at the Microsoft Download Centre. This whitepaper provides an overview of the security practices and technology that support enterprise-grade security in Microsoft Office 365 for businesses of all sizes. Continue reading

Microsoft releases Enhanced Mitigation Experience Toolkit (EMET) v2.1

The Enhanced Mitigation Experience Toolkit (EMET) from Microsoft is designed to help prevent hackers from gaining access to your system. Security mitigation technologies are designed to make it more difficult for an attacker to exploit vulnerabilities in a given piece of software. Continue reading

Download: Microsoft Forefront Endpoint Protection (FEP) 2012 Beta – Evaluation

Microsoft has made Forefront Endpoint Protection 2012 Beta available for evaluation. FEP continues to simplify and improve endpoint protection while greatly reducing infrastructure costs. Continue reading

Microsoft Lync Server 2010 Security Guide now available

Microsoft has released the Lync Server 2010 Security Guide and its now available for download at the Microsoft Download Centre. Continue reading