Tag Archives: Microsoft

Microsoft extends certifications (MCSA, MCSD, MCSE)

[German]Change in training and Microsoft certifications for MCSA, MCSD, MCSE. Redmond has just announced a 7-month extension of the certification to January 31, 2021 due to the Corona crisis. Advertising

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Microsoft retires MCSA, MCSD, and MCSE certification

[German]Microsoft  has just announced that it will discontinue its certifications (MCSA, MCSD, MCSE) for certain programs such as Windows Server 2019, Windows SQL Server 2019 and so on. Advertising

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Microsoft Guidance for Enabling LDAP Channel Binding and LDAP Signing

[German]Microsoft has issued on February 28, 2020, security advisory notification ADV190023 with revised guidance on LDAP Channel Binding and LDAP Signing for Active Directory Domain Controllers. Advertising

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Cloud disruption at Microsoft 365? (Feb. 22, 2020)

[German]Currently there have been again a malfunction at Microsoft 365, which affected individual customers and enterprise users (Xbox etc.). I became aware of the issue via the status messages from Microsoft 365 on Twitter. This ranges from missing Xbox Live … Continue reading

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Windows reorg at Microsoft

At Microsoft there is once again a reorganization in the Windows division. The head of the Surface development is now also the head of the Windows development. Therefore Joe Belfiore will be the head of the office division. Advertising

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Microsoft Data Leak: 250 Mio. Call Center records left public

[German]There was a privacy incident at Microsoft last year. At the end of last year, Microsoft briefly disclosed call center data of almost 250 million customers via several unsecured cloud servers. Advertising

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Microsoft 365 down (11/21/2019)

Just a brief information for users of Microsoft 365 cloud services. Currently there are issues with these services again, as I can see from the status message from Microsoft. Advertising

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Microsoft Q&A replaces Technet and MSDN

[German]Just a brief note: Microsoft has been struggling with the content hosted on its Technet and MSDN sites for some time now. Now Microsoft has launched a new offer (Q&A) to replace both Technet and MSDN. Advertising

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European Union Privacy Watchguard, the GDPR and Microsoft

[German]Next turn in Microsoft and data protection regulation. The European Data Protection Supervisor (EDPS) have now again expressed concerns regarding the conformity of Microsoft products with regard to the GDPR. The EDPS is working to ensure that the same data … Continue reading

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SONiC: Microsoft’s Open Source Network OS

[German]Microsoft is also engaged in Open Source – and they develop internally an Open Source network operating system for Cloud applications, called SONiC. Here is some information. Advertising

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