Transport Level Security (TLS) 1.0 and 1.1 is to be axed for users of Microsoft Cloud App Security (MCAS) from 8 September as the company shores up security with a requirement for TLS 1.2+. It has been a while coming. The company announced that it wanted to kill off TLS 1.0 and 1.1 last year, joining with Apple, Google and …
It stands for a number of things, one of which makes Boeing 737 MAX aeroplanes crash ("Maneuvering Characteristics Augmentation System", sic).
Some others are:
Mast cell activation syndrome
My Child At School, "an online portal for parents that enables them to view their child's performance at school in real-time" (creepy?)
It can be hard to avoid MCAS: while the thing can be licensed as a standalone product, it also crops up in various guises through Microsoft's labyrinthine subscription options [..]
Ain't that the truth! I haven't a clue which O365 bundle we're on. Oh for the days when you could just look for a file or directory, or a start menu item, to know whether you were exposed to some security issue or other. When I rule the world, right, I shall... I shall... *waves hand vaguely* something something,.. I know not yet what it might be, but it will shake the very foundations of the earth, oh yes!
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