Microsoft partners extend Windows Defender ATP across platforms

Microsoft partners extend Windows Defender ATP across platforms

Organizations often use computers, operating systems, and databases from a variety of vendors. That’s why today, we’re excited to announce three leading security companies – Bitdefender, Lookout, and Ziften – are partnering with us to enable Windows Defender Advanced Threat Protection (ATP) to detect, protect, and respond to security threads on macOS, Linux, iOS, and […]

Microsoft Edge extensions, one year later

Microsoft Edge extensions, one year later

It has been a little more than a year since Microsoft first shipped the number one requested feature for Microsoft Edge – extensions! Today, we are excited to share a few updates on the progress we have made since then, and a quick look at what’s planned for the future, as we continue to listen […]

Automated Response for Windows Defender ATP

Automated Response for Windows Defender ATP

From C-level execs to Sec-Ops pros, our customers tell us they are overwhelmed with the rapid pace new cyber threats are released in the wild. That’s why at Microsoft staying ahead of the security challenges our customers are facing and shifting the industry to next-generation security defenses are critical strategies to addressing these threats. Today, […]

Disabling VBScript execution in Internet Explorer 11

Disabling VBScript execution in Internet Explorer 11

VBScript is deprecated in Internet Explorer 11, and is not executed for webpages displayed in IE11 mode. However, for backwards compatibility, VBScript execution is currently still permitted for websites rendered in legacy document modes. This was introduced as a temporary solution. Document modes are deprecated in Windows 10 and not supported at all in Microsoft […]

Strengthening the Microsoft Edge Sandbox

Strengthening the Microsoft Edge Sandbox

In a recent post, we outlined the layered strategy that the Microsoft Edge security team employs to protect you from vulnerabilities that could be used to compromise your device or personal data. In particular, we showed how Microsoft Edge is leveraging technologies like Code Integrity Guard (CIG) and Arbitrary Code Guard (ACG) to break some […]

Introducing support for Content Security Policy Level 2

Introducing support for Content Security Policy Level 2

We are happy to introduce support for Content Security Policy Level 2 (CSP2) in Microsoft Edge, another step in our ongoing commitment to make Microsoft Edge the safest and most secure browser for our customers. CSP2, when used correctly, is an effective defense-in-depth mechanism against cross site scripting and content injection attacks. This is available […]