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Rabia comes from a solid IT background and has been writing professionally about Microsoft products and other technology for four years. Rabia has also written for OnMSFT.com as well as Windows Report. She is always up to date on the latest trends in the IT Industry and has done extensive research in the data science industry.

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Latest Windows Server Updates Trigger DC Reboot Loop and Hyper-V Start-Up Issues

Earlier this week, Microsoft released the January Patch Tuesday updates for all supported versions of Windows Server to address issues with the Active Directory (AD) attributes. However, the Redmond giant is once again dealing with a buggy update after Windows Server admins started complaining about domain controller (DC) boot loops, Hyper-V issues, and more. Domain…

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Microsoft Zero Trust Solutions Help Drive 50% Lower Chance of Data Breach, Says New Research Study

Microsoft has published a new study detailing the potential financial implications of implementing a Zero Trust architecture with its security solutions. The research study, dubbed Total Economic Impact, was released in December 2021 and highlighted the costs, benefits as well as risks associated with this investment. The research study was conducted by Forrester Consulting, a…

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Microsoft Announces General Availability of Azure AD Continuous Access Evaluation

Microsoft unveiled a new Continuous Access Evaluation (CAE) security solution for its Azure AD Conditional Access service back in October 2020. The company has recently announced that the CAE feature is generally available for enterprise customers. With this new service, Azure Active Directory customers can securely revoke an access token and force a re-authentication of…

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Microsoft Teams and Viva Add New Features To Empower Frontline Workers

Microsoft has announced a slew of new features and capabilities for Teams and Viva. The company says that these improvements are aimed at helping to “reduce stress, modernize training, and rebuild culture for those on the frontline.” For IT Admins, Microsoft has unveiled some updates coming to the device management experience to allow frontline workers…

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Norton 360 Antivirus Suite Adds Optional Crypto Mining

Norton has released a new update for its Norton 360 security suite that allows users to mine Ethereum cryptocurrency directly within the application. The cyber security company claims that the Norton Crypto feature is secure and reliable, but it is currently facing backlash for bundling a cryptocurrency mining program with its antivirus service. For those…

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Microsoft Azure Virtual Desktop Service Adds Trusted Launch Virtual Machines Support

Microsoft has announced that it is bringing Trusted Launch support to the Azure Virtual Desktop service. The company says this new capability aims to protect virtual machines in enterprise environments from advanced and persistent attacks. Microsoft Azure Virtual Desktop is a cloud-based solution that enables end-users to access their desktop and applications virtually from any…

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SonicWall Releases Patches for Critical Y2K22 Bug Affecting Email Security Products

SonicWall, the cyber-security provider has announced that the Y2K22 bug has affected some of its email security and firewall products. The company released new patches last week to address the issue, which has been causing junk box and message log updates failures since January 1, 2022. As the cyber-security firm explained, the SonicWall Y2K22 bug…

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PowerToys 0.53.1 Brings New Always On Top Tool and Web Search Plugin

Microsoft has released a new update for its PowerToys suite of tools this week. The latest update (version 0.53.1) brings a new Always on Top feature that allows power users to pin the active window so that it always stays on top of all other applications. The Always on Top tool is one of the…

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Microsoft Provides a Temporary Workaround for Outlook Search Issues on Windows 10

Microsoft has acknowledged a new issue that is currently preventing recent emails from appearing in Outlook search results. The bug was discovered following the release of the December Patch Tuesday updates last month, and it only impacts Windows 10, version 21H2 at the moment (via Bleeping Computer). The first bug reports surfaced on Microsoft Tech…

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Microsoft Defender for Endpoint Rolls Out Zero-Touch Onboarding Support to iOS Devices

Microsoft has announced its Defender for Endpoint solution has added support for zero-touch onboarding on iOS. This feature is now available in public preview, and it should enable IT administrators to quietly install the Microsoft Defender for Endpoint app on enrolled iOS devices without any user interaction. “With this new capability, enterprises can now deploy…

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