Securing Enterprise Devices: Embracing Zero Trust Security

The excessive use of digital devices in enterprises and their exposure to various networks have increased the probability of cyber-attacks. Enterprise-owned devices contain confidential data that hackers can easily access if devices are not controlled efficiently, and that can cause damage to the values and reputation of the organizations. Thus, data security is now of...



Protect iOS and Android Devices with Microsoft Defender for Endpoint

Microsoft Defender for Endpoint for iOS and Android devices is a mobile threat defense solution (MTD). Most organizations are in agreement that Windows devices require some form of antivirus and antimalware solution in order to be considered secure. Very few organizations, however, consider iOS and Android as platforms that require threat protection. Whilst iOS and…

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What is 5G and How is it Better Than 4G LTE?

If you are in the market for a new smartphone, you’re probably wondering what is 5G? There is no doubt that the new technology has become quite the buzzword in recent years. And smartphone manufacturers and mobile carriers have been promising a true generational leap, making the purchase of a 5G handset a good investment….

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Microsoft Defender App Launches in Preview on Windows and Android

Microsoft has launched a new Microsoft Defender Preview app for Windows and Android devices. This is currently available to download in the United States, but the company plans to expand its availability to all users worldwide later this year. The new Microsoft Defender Preview app is a centralized security solution that allows users to control…

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Microsoft Defender for Endpoint Gets Vulnerability Management Support on Android and iOS

Microsoft has announced that threat and vulnerability management support in Microsoft Defender for Endpoint is now generally available on Android and iOS devices. The new threat and vulnerability management capabilities allow organizations to discover, prioritize, and remediate vulnerabilities and misconfigurations in real-time. Microsoft Defender for Endpoint provides vulnerability management capabilities for iOS and Android devices…

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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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Microsoft Endpoint Manager’s Updates Aim to Simplify Mobile Device Management Policy Creation

Rolling out in public preview early February 2021, Microsoft is adding a new feature to its Endpoint Manager (MEM) solution called settings catalog.

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Paul Thurrott’s Short Takes: Microsoft Earnings Special Edition

Because it’s the most wonderful time of the quarter, this edition of Short Takes looks more closely at Microsoft’s latest blockbuster quarterly earnings report, in which the firm posted a net income of $13.9 billion on revenues of $37.2 billion.

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Paul Thurrott’s Short Takes: September 11

Because this is no time for cowardice, this edition of Short Takes looks at Microsoft’s TikTok acquisition possibly being foiled by China, the clarity of the first wave of Surface Duo reviews, another win for Microsoft in the battle over JEDI, and so much more.

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Paul Thurrott’s Short Takes: August 7

Because tik tok, tik tok, what do you do, Microsoft, this edition of Short Takes looks at Microsoft’s bizarre pursuit of social networking, Ignite 2020 being split asunder, a massive reorg in the Windows group, a virtual Microsoft appearance in a virtual Samsung product launch, and so much more.

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