Internet Explorer 10 Blocks Over 99% of Socially Engineered Malware

Security is an important factor to consider when evaluating a browser.  NSS Labs publishes numerous security reports on endpoint security and network security, including independent reports on browser security.  Their latest report, published October 24th, shows that Internet Explorer 10 blocks 99.1% of socially–engineered malware. By comparison, Chrome 21 blocks 70.4% and Firefox blocks only…


Windows 8 Training and Demonstrations

Looking for some good resources to learn Windows 8 or at least see what all the buzz is about?  Check out these resources: Windows 8 Jump Start Training – Take advantage of free, online, fast-paced training courses designed specifically for experienced IT professionals with jobs that demand that they know how to best leverage the…


Microsoft in Education – Teacher Resources

  Microsoft is proud of its record in supporting teachers and faculty with resources and tools.  At the Microsoft Education Site, you can find lesson plans, free tools, training and other information for teachers to make the best use of technology in the classroom. Some of the resources include: Teaching Guides for Office, Critical Thinking, Windows…


Microsoft Security Links

Every October, Microsoft recognizes National Cyber Security Awareness Month (NCSAM) in the United States through our partnership with the National Cyber Security Alliance (NCSA).  This month, you can read more about thatpartnership and our efforts at the Microsoft Cyber Security page.  Of course, cyber security is not something to only be considered in October, so…


Virtual Event: State & Local Government Summit

Day 1: Strategy Session — October 16, 11-5:30pm ET  Day 2: Solutions Training — October 17, 12-4pm ET  An uneven economic recovery, upcoming elections and the explosion of cloud technology all impact local and state governments — and now is the perfect opportunity to forge forward and leverage the changing landscape to create more efficient…


Regional Event: Government CIO Summit

Date: Thursday, November 8, 2012 – 9:00am – 4:00pm Location: Microsoft Technology Center, Malvern, PA Please save the date for upcoming Microsoft CIO Summit at the Malvern Technology Center!  The agenda will be finalized shortly but will include sessions developed specifically for State and Local Government and presentations from Microsoft customers as well as subject…


Local Event: Visual Studio 2012 Launch Event

Date: Wednesday, October 10, 2012 – 9:00am – 4:00pm Location: Rachel Carson Office Building Auditorium, Harrisburg, PA Join us for a full day of developer-oriented sessions to celebrate the launch of Visual Studio 2012 and all the associated tools that go with it.  This content is specifically developed for our State and Local Government customers….