Microsoft says it’s working to offer better security for users of its Outlook.com web-mail service, but don’t expect two-factor authentication, like on Gmail. Instead, Microsoft wants to offer a “strong solution” that won’t be as inconvenient for users. Outlook.com is currently in preview and doesn’t offer Google’s optional two-factor authentication, which requires both the account password and to be in possession of the user’s phone in order to sign into a Google account on an unrecognized computer. Read the full story at Mashable.

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Shelly Palmer is the Professor of Advanced Media in Residence at Syracuse University’s S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications and CEO of The Palmer Group, a consulting practice that helps Fortune 500 companies with technology, media and marketing. Named LinkedIn’s “Top Voice in Technology,” he covers tech and business for Good Day New York, is a regular commentator on CNN and writes a popular daily business blog. He's a bestselling author, and the creator of the popular, free online course, Generative AI for Execs. Follow @shellypalmer or visit shellypalmer.com.



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