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Containers Basics: Providing Persistent Storage to Containers

Containers Basics: Providing Persistent Storage to Containers

One of the main differences you will notice when comparing containers with Virtual Machines (VMs) is that containers use an ephemeral storage by default. What that means is that containers use what we call as “scratch space” and this data ... continue reading
Host Guardian Service - AD-based vs. TPM-based attestation

Host Guardian Service – AD-based vs. TPM-based attestation

First published on TECHNET on Aug 16, 2016 [This post is authored by Dean Wells, Principal Program Manager for the Windows Server Security Product Team] Overview The Host Guardian Service (HGS) is a new role in Windows Server 2016 that ... continue reading
Step by Step - Configuring Key Protection for the Host Guardian Service in Windows Server 2016

Step by Step – Configuring Key Protection for the Host Guardian Service in Windows Server 2016

First published on TECHNET on Mar 28, 2016 [This post is authored by Sumesh Kumar, Program Manager for the Enterprise and Security Product Team] The “Key Protection Service” (KPS) is one of the two services that run as part of ... continue reading
Step by Step - Creating Shielded VMs

Step by Step – Creating Shielded VMs

First published on TECHNET on Mar 23, 2016 [This post is authored by Dean Wells, Principal Program Manager for the Windows Server Security Product Team] In this blog, we’ll walk through the steps necessary to create a shielded VM and ... continue reading
Step by Step - Configuring Guarded Hosts with Virtual Machine Manager 2016

Step by Step – Configuring Guarded Hosts with Virtual Machine Manager 2016

First published on TECHNET on Mar 21, 2016 [This post is authored by John Patterson, Program Manager for the System Center Product Team] In this blog I want to talk about setting up guarded hosts using Virtual Machine Manager (VMM) ... continue reading
Step by Step - Configuring the Host Guardian Service in Windows Server 2016

Step by Step – Configuring the Host Guardian Service in Windows Server 2016

First published on TECHNET on Mar 16, 2016 For the most up-to-date installation instructions, check out our official documentation at https://aka.ms/ShieldedVMs [This post is authored by Amitabh Tamhane, Senior Program Manager and Ryan Puffer, Program Manager for the Windows Server ... continue reading
What are Shielded VMs in Windows Server 2016 Hyper-V?

What are Shielded VMs in Windows Server 2016 Hyper-V?

First published on TECHNET on Mar 14, 2016 As Information Technology became the norm, companies have been forced to invest tremendous amounts of money and manpower in protecting sensitive business information. These protections include building physically secured datacenters as well ... continue reading
Securing Privileged Access - A practical approach

Securing Privileged Access – A practical approach

First published on TECHNET on Feb 23, 2016 Securing privileged access is a critical first step to establishing security assurances for business assets in a modern organization. The security of most or all business assets in an organization depends on ... continue reading
Remote Desktop in Project "Honolulu"

Remote Desktop in Project “Honolulu”

This quick video demonstrate Remote Desktop in Project "Honolulu", a new feature available in the update for build 1711. Download Project "Honolulu" today at http://aka.ms/HonoluluDownload ... continue reading
PowerShell in Project "Honolulu"

PowerShell in Project “Honolulu”

This quick video demonstrate PowerShell in Project "Honolulu", a new feature available in the update for build 1711. Download Project "Honolulu" today at http://aka.ms/HonoluluDownload ... continue reading