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New security features for Windows 11 will help protect hybrid work

Attackers haven’t wasted any time capitalizing on the rapid move to hybrid work. Every day cybercriminals and nation-states alike have improved their targeting, speed, and accuracy as the world adapted to working outside the office. These changes have put “cybersecurity ... continue reading
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Go Dark in Configuration Manager TP 2203

Update 2203 for the Technical Preview Branch of Microsoft Endpoint Configuration Manager has been released. The Configuration Manager console now offers a dark theme. To use the theme, select the arrow from the top left of the ribbon, then choose Switch ... continue reading
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Evolving trends in Iranian threat actor activity – MSTIC presentation at CyberWarCon 2021

Over the past year, the Microsoft Threat Intelligence Center (MSTIC) has observed a gradual evolution of the tools, techniques, and procedures employed by malicious network operators based in Iran. At CyberWarCon 2021, MSTIC analysts presented their analysis of these trends ... continue reading
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New Features of Windows Server 2022 Failover Clustering

Greetings again Windows Server and Failover Cluster fans!!  John Marlin here and I own the Failover Clustering feature within the Microsoft product team.  In this blog, I will be giving an overview of the new features in Windows Server 2022 ... continue reading

Windows 11 enables security by design from the chip to the cloud

Over the last year, PCs have kept us connected to family, friends, and enabled businesses to continue to run. This new hybrid work paradigm has got us thinking about how we will continue to deliver the best possible quality, experience, ... continue reading
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STIGing Made Easy – Microsoft Endpoint Manager

Introduction This is John Barbare and I am a Sr Customer Engineer at Microsoft focusing on all things in the Cybersecurity space. With my large customer base in the Microsoft Federal space and having to comply with internal security baselines ... continue reading
Video Tutorial: Endpoint Protection Part 3 – BitLocker Integration and Management

Video Tutorial: Endpoint Protection Part 3 – BitLocker Integration and Management

Hello everyone, here is part 3 of a series focusing on Endpoint Protection integration with Configuration Manager. This series is recorded by Steve Rachui, a Microsoft principal premier field engineer. This session focuses on the BitLocker management capabilities integrated into ... continue reading
Video Tutorial: Endpoint Protection Part 2 – Antimalware Policies

Video Tutorial: Endpoint Protection Part 2 – Antimalware Policies

Hello everyone, here is part 2 of a series focusing on Endpoint Protection integrations with Configuration Manager. This series is recorded by @Steve Rachui, a Microsoft principal premier field engineer. This session focuses on how Configuration Manager can be used ... continue reading
Video Tutorial: Endpoint Protection Part 1 - Introduction

Video Tutorial: Endpoint Protection Part 1 – Introduction

Hello everyone, we are starting a new video tutorial series focusing on Endpoint Protection integration with Configuration Manager. This series is recorded by @Steve Rachui, a Microsoft principal premier field engineer. The first session is an introduction and previews what ... continue reading

How to secure your hybrid work world with a Zero Trust approach

We are operating in the most complex cybersecurity landscape we’ve ever seen. Sophisticated and determined attackers are the norm. And we all are preparing for the next great disruption—hybrid work. Security has never been more important, and as I shared ... continue reading