In the U.S., the Biden administration and Western allies have formally blamed China for a massive hack of Microsoft Exchange email server software and asserted that criminal hackers associated with the Chinese government have carried out ransomware and other illicit cyber operations.
Microsoft is to to acquire RiskIQ – a global threat intelligence and attack surface management company, with the aim of aiding the company offer a better service to their users in security terms.
Microsoft today unveiled Windows 11, the first major update to the platform since the launch of Windows 10 nearly six years ago. Windows 11 features a cleaner interface and pushes further toward a mobile-friendly environment inspired by shifts to how PCs have been used amid a COVID-19 pandemic forcing many to work remotely.
Microsoft has acquired ReFirm Labs, a provider of device vulnerability management and firmware security analysis. Microsoft says the acquisition will "enrich" its firmware analysis and security capabilities across intelligent edge devices, from servers to IoT.
Microsoft and O2 are working on a proof-of-concept (PoC) designed to explore the benefits of on-premise Mobile Edge Computing (MEC) within a Private 5G Network, focusing on security and low latency - a new innovation in the UK.
ManTech and Google Cloud are to provide cloud and analytics services to the U.S. federal government. The partnership represents a strategic focus to jointly serve the mission needs of the federal government.
The Met Office has signed a multimillion-pound agreement with Microsoft for a 10-year collaboration on a weather and climate forecasting supercomputer. This new supercomputer – expected to be the world’s most advanced dedicated to weather and climate
Check Point Research (CPR), the Threat Intelligence arm of Check Point Software, has published its new Brand Phishing Report for Q1 2021. The report highlights the brands which were most frequently imitated by criminals in their attempts to steal individuals’ personal information or payment credentials during January, February and March.
Varonis Data Security Platform now supports Microsoft's U.S. Government Community Cloud (GCC/Impact Level 2) and U.S. Government Community Cloud High (GCC-High/Impact Level 4) environments.
Microsoft and Nuance Communications have entered into a definitive agreement under which Microsoft will acquire Nuance for $56.00 per share, implying a 23% premium to the closing price of Nuance on Friday, April 9, in an all-cash transaction valued at $19.7 billion, inclusive of Nuance’s net debt.
Microsoft's new 64-bit version of OneDrive is now available as a public preview, which means anyone can download and install it as long as you meet the necessary requirements. The new edition is aimed at OneDrive work, school and home accounts, and will supplement—not replace—the existing 32-bit version.