Stories by Jaikumar Vijayan and Carol Sliwa

Cisco, Microsoft bridge security gap

Cisco Systems and Microsoft have announced a collaborative effort designed to bridge a divide between their emerging network access-control architectures.

Home Workers Imperil Systems

The theory that crackers reached Microsoft's product development servers via a home-based employee's computer demonstrates why it's critical for companies to ensure that their remote employees aren't steppingstones into the corporate network.
Attackers using a server in Russia penetrated Microsoft's corporate network in a high-profile security breach that was made public 10 days ago.