Microsoft Windows desktop operating systems security management

  • February 17, 2017 17 Feb'17

    New Windows 10 insider program coming for businesses

    Microsoft's upcoming Windows Insider Program for Businesses will cater to IT professionals. Through the program, nicknamed WIP4Biz, IT admins will be able to test new Windows 10 features with their ...

  • April 18, 2016 18 Apr'16

    Uninstall QuickTime for Windows NOW!

    Apple quit providing security updates for QuickTime on Windows PCs. Discovery of 2 zero day exploits makes it time to uninstall QuickTime for Windows NOW.

  • February 17, 2016 17 Feb'16

    "Hidden Cumulative Updates" in Windows 10

    With 2 hidden cumulative updates for Windows 10 in the Microsoft Update Catalog that never made Windows Update, are they for testing or real updates?

  • February 10, 2016 10 Feb'16

    MS Starts Providing Update Details for Windows 10

    After six months of little or no information about updates for Windows 10, MS has launched a Web page that provides useful details about changes included in Windows Update items, starting with ...

  • February 01, 2016 01 Feb'16

    Secunia PSI/CSI Engine Gets Right with Windows 10

    A new revision to the Secunia Personal Software Inspector/Corporate Software Inspector lays some long-standing Windows 8 and Windows 10 errors to rest.

  • January 20, 2016 20 Jan'16

    Enterprises: Like It or Not, Here Comes Windows 10!

    A recent blog post from Microsoft EVP Terry Myerson shows how the company is using both positive and negative inducements to get enterprise users to migrate to Windows 10. On the positive side: new ...

  • December 28, 2006 28 Dec'06

    Information security predictions for 2007

    Security guru Kevin Beaver presents his two cents worth on what he sees happening in the information security world of networks and business operations during the new year.

  • June 06, 2006 06 Jun'06

    Security Bytes: Firefox fixes multiple flaws

    In other news, Microsoft investigates a new Windows flaw; a college loan firm reports missing data on 1.3 million borrowers; and F-Secure patches Web console flaw.

  • March 22, 2006 22 Mar'06

    Open source Windows security tools

    For Windows security, open source tools are often an afterthought, but they can be more flexible than Microsoft tools and less costly than third-party tools. Contributor Tony Bradley reviews a few of the lesser known open source security tools.

  • February 15, 2006 15 Feb'06

    Windows blogging from RSA: Day one

    Can't make it to this year's RSA conference? Ben Vigil, editor of, shares his thoughts and perspectives on the meetings in this blog.

  • January 31, 2006 31 Jan'06

    Make friends with your security auditors

    IT managers and security auditors have long had an uneasy relationship. Contributor Derek Melber tells you why its in your best interest, and your company's, to get along.

  • December 29, 2005 29 Dec'05

    2006 outlook: Open source, offshoring, Web 2.0

    Former TechTarget editor-in-chief Paul Gillin predicts the top 10 technology trends for 2006, including open source, Web 2.0, blogging, offshoring and convergence.

  • November 23, 2005 23 Nov'05

    Influential survey says security 'set back by 6 years'

    Update: The SANS Top 20 vulnerability list for 2005 shows the bad guys attacking flawed apps and paying more attention to network holes.

  • October 10, 2005 10 Oct'05

    Nine Microsoft security patches coming next week

    At least one will be critical, the software giant said in its monthly advance notice to customers.

  • September 27, 2005 27 Sep'05

    Who best to avert disaster: government or business?

    People look to government to prevent catastrophe. But in the Information Age, some of those people, namely those working in IT shops, need to do their part to protect us.