User privacy, some say, is a relative factor. Still, the more efforts that are made to ensure user privacy the better. And Microsoft have been at the forefront of this drive, announcing one series of improvements after another. These newest enhancements are reserved for OneDrive and Outlook.com — two of the most...

News floated up a week or so back that Redmond was looking at a number of security improvements and encrypt its network and Internet traffic to block any potential spying programs from either the United States or other governments. The report said that just like Google, Microsoft was looking to employ advanced...

So this is how it goes. There is a clear and present suspicion that the NSA may be monitoring the global communications systems of major technology companies to collect user data. And for this reason companies like Google, Yahoo and Facebook have decided to encrypt their Internet traffic in order to better prevent...

Security experts agree that Redmond’s latest operating system is the most secure version of Windows yet, as it comes with several new technologies and enhancements to protect users, both online and off. In fact, most are of the view that Windows 8 will be harder to hack, as its core security is not just amped up to...

Bitlocker is a component of Pro and Enterprise editions of Windows 8 and Windows Server 2012 that enables you to protect the contents of your hard drive through encryption. It is also available in Enterprise versions of Windows Vista and 7. It is viewed as more of a business option vs. a consumer option, but consumers...