Microsoft Active Directory News
June 09, 2015
June proves less buggy for Microsoft as Redmond issues only two critical patches targeting Internet Explorer and Windows Media Player.
July 15, 2014
Despite what may be a dangerous new Active Directory "pass the hash" attack variant, Microsoft has downplayed the issue as a technical limitation.
April 08, 2013
Windows Azure and software-defined networking were main points of conversation at Microsoft Management Summit 2013.
June 22, 2010
Unbeknownst to some admins, the latest versions of Windows Server include new or updated tools that can minimize the need for third-party options.
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