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July 19, 2019
Updates to Enzoic for Active Directory include NIST-compliant Continuous Password Protection, checking passwords against a live database of common or vulnerable passwords.
May 08, 2019
Here's a look at three of the Azure-related projects developers got a glimpse of at Build, including a new open source project.
April 25, 2019
Microsoft's acquisition of Express Logic is another example of its $5 billion investment in IoT. One expert sees the move as a step toward an end-to-end IoT OS.
April 22, 2019
With no physical data center at launch, pharma spinout firm Bioverativ went to the cloud first and learned valuable lessons about storage protection and management.
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