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May 06, 2019
At its annual developer conference, Microsoft introduced IE mode to Microsoft Edge. The new feature will help IT admins run legacy applications on a more modern browser.
April 19, 2019
This news brief details the additional issues around the April 9 Windows 10 update as well as provides a look at Microsoft's Edge browser, built using Google's open sourced web browser Chromium.
April 04, 2019
Windows Defender is coming to Mac OS along with a new name. The new Microsoft Defender Advanced Threat Protection is also getting new threat vulnerability management features.
February 01, 2019
Google is planning to add warnings on lookalike URLs in an ongoing effort to ensure internet users experience useful and clear warnings while using the Chrome browser.
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Microsoft Windows Explorer is a graphical file management utility included with Microsoft Windows 95 and later; finally renamed File Explorer with Windows 8 and Windows Server 2012. Continue Reading
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Users work with web browsers constantly. As a result, it's important for IT to know how to manage the top options, including Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox. Continue Reading
Google Chrome dominates the web browser market, but Firefox, IE and Edge all have a presence in the enterprise. Each comes with different management capabilities and features. Continue Reading
Web browsing in Windows 10 comes with some major changes. Microsoft Edge, for example, is the new default browser. Show off how well you understand Windows 10 web browsers. Continue Reading
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There are pros -- saved login credentials -- and cons -- privacy concerns -- to cookies. Either way, IT should understand how to manage cookies across web browsers. Continue Reading
Web cache poisoning poses a serious threat to web browser security. Learn how hackers can exploit unkeyed inputs for malicious use with expert Michael Cobb. Continue Reading
VDI shops must manage more than just traditional Windows apps in today's enterprise. They must also address Apple-specific apps, as well as mobile-first apps and more. Continue Reading
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To prevent cross-site scripting attacks, software developers must validate user input and encode output. Review characters to filter out, as well as sources and sinks to avoid. Continue Reading
TCP/IP made the internet, and HTTP made the web. Understanding how protocols enable web browsing is key to understanding the differences and similarities of TCP/IP vs. HTTP. Continue Reading
Cookies can make life easier for users by preventing them from having to re-enter passwords and preferences on websites, but they also carry some legitimate privacy concerns. Continue Reading