News and Articles

Microsoft 365 is the smartest place to store your content

August 30th, 2018
Microsoft 365 is the smartest place to store your content

Originally posted in the Microsoft 365 blog.

In the modern workplace, rising expectations to innovate and improve productivity are putting pressure on employees to do more in less time. The world’s most successful organizations are addressing this by adopting new ways of working that leverage Microsoft 365 with OneDrive for Business and SharePoint to manage and collaborate on content.

Reduce your exposure to brute force attacks from the virtual machine blade

August 29th, 2018
Reduce your exposure to brute force attacks from the virtual machine blade

This article was first posted on the Microsoft Azure blog.

Attackers commonly target open ports on Internet-facing virtual machines (VMs), spanning from port scanning to brute force and DDoS attacks. In case of a successful brute force attack, an attacker can compromise your VM and establish a foothold into your environment.

Respond to threats faster with Security Center’s Confidence Score

August 28th, 2018
Respond to threats faster with Security Center’s Confidence Score

This article was originally posted on the Microsoft Azure blog.

Azure Security Center provides you with visibility across all your resources running in Azure and alerts you of potential or detected issues. The volume of alerts can be challenging for a security operations team to individually address.

Migrate Windows Server 2008 to Azure with Azure Site Recovery

August 23rd, 2018
Migrate Windows Server 2008 to Azure with Azure Site Recovery

This article was originally posted on the Microsoft Azure Blog.

For close to 10 years now, Windows Server 2008/2008 R2 has been a trusted and preferred server platform for our customers. With millions of instances deployed worldwide, our customers run many of their business applications including their most critical ones on the Windows Server 2008 platform.

Windows Defender keeps getting better!

August 23rd, 2018
Windows Defender keeps getting better!

Originally posted on Microsoft Security Blog

 

Windows Defender Research

in Windows, Windows Defender Advanced Threat Protection, Cloud Security, Endpoint Security, Threat Protection, Best Practices and How-Tos

Every day, antivirus capabilities in Windows Defender Advanced Threat Protection (Windows Defender ATP) protect millions of customers from threats.

Managed Disks migration now available in the Azure Portal

August 21st, 2018
Managed Disks migration now available in the Azure Portal

This article was originally posted in the Azure Blog.

 

We are excited to announce the capability of converting VMs with unmanaged Disks to Managed Disks in the Azure Portal! Now you can migrate to Managed Disks in single click without requiring PowerShell or CLI scripts.

Cybersecurity threats: How to discover, remediate, and mitigate

August 21st, 2018
Cybersecurity threats: How to discover, remediate, and mitigate

This post was originally posted on the Microsoft Security Blog

This blog is part of a series that responds to common questions we receive from customers about deployment of Microsoft 365 security solutions. In this series you’ll find context, answers, and guidance for deployment and driving adoption within your organization.

Attack inception: Compromised supply chain within a supply chain poses new risks

August 20th, 2018
Attack inception: Compromised supply chain within a supply chain poses new risks

Originally posted in Microsoft Security Blog.

WINDOWS DEFENDER RESEARCH

in Windows, Windows Defender Advanced Threat Protection, Endpoint Security, Incident Response, Threat Protection, Research

A new software supply chain attack unearthed by Windows Defender Advanced Threat Protection (Windows Defender ATP) emerged as an unusual multi-tier case.

Microsoft Teams adds integration with Adobe XD

August 20th, 2018
Microsoft Teams adds integration with Adobe XD

Originally posted on Microsoft Teams blog.

 

Building on the existing integration between Creative Cloud and Microsoft Teams that launched last year, we’re excited to extend support to Adobe XD, enabling designers and stakeholders to collaborate more efficiently on prototypes and design specs.