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How Office 365 learned to reel in phish

November 20th, 2018
How Office 365 learned to reel in phish

Originally posted in the Microsoft Security Blog.

Today’s post was coauthored by Debraj Ghosh, Senior Product Marketing Manager, and Jason Rogers, Principal Group Program Manager at Microsoft.

We recently reported how we measure catch rates of malicious emails for Office 365 Exchange Online Protection (EOP) (available with any Office 365 subscription) and Advanced Threat Protection (ATP) (available as a standalone service or with Office 365 E5).

Today, we’re sharing the results from the enhancements we made to anti-phish capabilities for Office 365 to address impersonation, spoof, and phish content and internal phish emails sent from compromised accounts.

Take steps to secure your business and users with our security business assessment

November 15th, 2018
Take steps to secure your business and users with our security business assessment

Originally posted on Microsoft Security blog.

Businesses can no longer afford to take cybersecurity for granted. You can’t read the news without seeing a splashy headline about a successful hack or data breach at a well-known company. However, this isn’t just a problem for large enterprises—increasingly small and medium-sized businesses are becoming targets of cybercriminals and need to take steps to improve their security.

How to share content easily and securely

November 7th, 2018
How to share content easily and securely

Originally Posted on Microsoft Security Blog

DEBBIE SERES
Senior Product Marketing Manager, Microsoft 365 Security Product Marketing

in Azure Active Directory, Azure Information Protection, Microsoft Intune, Best Practices and How-Tos, Deployment series

This is the seventh post in our eight-blog series on deploying Intelligent Security scenarios.

Advanced Threat Protection for Azure Storage now in public preview

November 7th, 2018
Advanced Threat Protection for Azure Storage now in public preview

This article was originally posted on the Microsoft Azure Blog.

We are excited to announce that this week we have made Advanced Threat Protection available for public preview on Azure Storage Blob service. Advanced Threat Protection for Azure Storage detects anomalous activities indicating unusual and potentially harmful attempts to access or exploit storage accounts.

Simplified restore experience for Azure Virtual Machines

November 5th, 2018
Simplified restore experience for Azure Virtual Machines

Originally posted in the official Azure Blog.

Azure Backup now offers an improved restore experience for Azure Virtual Machines by leveraging the power of ARM templates and Azure Managed Disks. The new restore experience directly creates managed disk(s) and virtual machine (VM) templates.

Control and improve your security posture with Azure Secure score

November 1st, 2018
Control and improve your security posture with Azure Secure score

Originally posted in the Official Microsoft Azure blog.

With an increasing number of recommendations and many security vulnerabilities surfaced, it is harder to triage and prioritize your response. In addition to a growing amount of information, you have limited resources and time.

Microsoft 365 adds modern desktop on Azure

October 4th, 2018
Microsoft 365 adds modern desktop on Azure

Originally posted in the Official Microsoft Blog.

Today, we are announcing Windows Virtual Desktop, the best virtualized Windows and Office experience delivered on Azure. Windows Virtual Desktop is the only cloud-based service that delivers a multi-user Windows 10 experience, optimized for Office 365 ProPlus, and includes free Windows 7 Extended Security Updates.

Azure Monitor alerting just got better!

October 4th, 2018
Azure Monitor alerting just got better!

This article was originally posted in the Microsoft Azure blog.

In March 2018, we announced the next generation of alerts in Azure. Since then, we have received overwhelming feedback from you appreciating the new capabilities and providing asks for the next set of enhancements.