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Amid the pandemic, using trust to fight shadow IT

With most workers scattered at home and trying to come up with their own ad-hoc IT workarounds, there’s an easy way for IT shops to build trust: communicate.

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Developing for Windows 10X and the Surface Neo

The wraps are slowly coming off a new generation of Windows

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5 Microsoft developer tools and technologies to explore in 2020

What should Microsoft platform developers focus on in 2020? .NET 5, WinUI 3.0, AKS, WSL 2, and Azure Sphere, for starters

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Python and Windows get cozier

Microsoft makes it easy to install and use Python in Windows and in Visual Studio Code

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WinUI 3.0: The future of Windows controls

Microsoft’s new UI framework for Windows starts to come together, with an alpha release

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How to set up Microsoft Teams for security and compliance

These are the security and compliance decisions you need to make when deploying Microsoft Teams.

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How to disable basic or legacy authentication to set up MFA in Office 365

Microsoft recommends setting up multi-factor authentication in Windows 10 for better security, but you have to disable basic or legacy authentication first.

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How to avoid using RDP in Windows

Several new vulnerability disclosures in Windows Remote Desktop Protocol suggest it’s time to stop using it. Here’s how.

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Get started with Linux containers in Docker on WSL 2

Microsoft and Docker’s Linux development collaboration is starting to pay off for cloud developers

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Windows 10: Answers to your most important questions | TECH(talk)

Computerworld’s Windows expert, Preston Gralla, and Executive Editor Ken Mingis answer questions about Windows 10 and discuss how the operating system is still evolving.

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How to set up Edge Chromium security options

Edge Chromium can provide more protection for organizations that use older versions of Windows.

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How an attacker can target phishing attacks

There are a number of ways attackers can exploit public information about your organization's employees. CSO Online's Susan Bradley walks through how an attacker can gain access to your organization's Office 365 accounts and how you...

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An introduction to WSL 2

The Windows Subsystem for Linux gets a major overhaul; now adding a full Linux kernel

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How to set up Azure AD to spot risky users

You have several options to set up alerts in Azure Active Directory to help spot risky user behavior.

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Quark taps JavaScript to build ‘native’ desktop apps

Tool combines the Electron framework and a shared JavaScript runtime to create lightweight “sketches” with native app capabilities

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Get started with Rust in Windows programming

Microsoft signals that it might support Mozilla’s memory-safe alternative to C and C++

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How to use the Dapper ORM in C#

Take advantage of the lightweight, open source Dapper to simplify data access and ensure high performance

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How to manage Microsoft Windows BitLocker

Use these techniques to inventory your network to determine which devices have BitLocker.

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How to set up Microsoft Cloud App Security

This new add-on will let you set up alerts about suspicious sign-on activity for Office 365 and other cloud apps.

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Your Windows 10 1903 questions answered | TECH(talk)

You asked (questions about Windows 10) and we answered (with advice from Windows expert Preston Gralla). We cover everything from the pace of annual updates, how to find better Windows apps and why you should change your default...

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