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Changing the monolith—Part 1: Building alliances for a secure culture

Changing the monolith—Part 1: Building alliances for a secure culture

Any modern security expert can tell you that we’re light years away from the old days when firewalls and antivirus were the only mechanisms of protection against cyberattacks. Cybersecurity has been one of the hot topics of boardroom conversation for ... continue reading
Zero Hype

Zero Hype

At Ignite, I had the privilege of presenting “Zero Hype” with my colleagues Nupur Goyal (@nupur_11) who leads our Product Marketing, and Yinon Costica (@c0stica) who directs program management for Azure Security Center, Microsoft Cloud App Security, and Azure ATP ... continue reading

Install ConfigMgr CB 1902 using PowerShell

Introduction The document outlines the steps required to install SCCM CB 1902 with SQL 2017 using PowerShell. These steps can be used on a disconnected network. The scripts included in this document can also be added to MDT to automate ... continue reading
Multi-stage downloader Trojan sLoad abuses BITS almost exclusively for malicious activities

Multi-stage downloader Trojan sLoad abuses BITS almost exclusively for malicious activities

Many of today’s threats evolve to incorporate as many living-off-the-land techniques as possible into the attack chain. The PowerShell-based downloader Trojan known as sLoad, however, puts all its bets on BITS. Background Intelligent Transfer Service (BITS) is a component of ... continue reading

ASOS better protects its data with Azure AD automated user provisioning

In today’s issue of the ‘Voice of the Customer’ series, we dive into the world of fashion with ASOS. ASOS is an online retailer devoted to “fashion with integrity.” With customers all over the world, the company’s ecommerce site must ... continue reading
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MTU Size Matters

The Problem "The internet is down!" This is how I am greeted after a long day at work. My teenage son, who plays virtually every game known to mankind, could not join the majority of game servers for his favorite ... continue reading

Fix for the Storage Migration Service “Couldn’t transfer storage on any of the endpoints” issue

Heya folks, Ned here again. For those of you seeing this issue: https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/windows-server/storage/storage-migration-service/known-issues#error-couldnt-transfer-storage-on-any-of-the-endpoints-and-check-if-the-source-device-is-online---we-couldnt-access-it With an error in WAC like: "Couldn't transfer storage on any of the endpoints. 0x9044" And detailed error in WAC like: "Check if the source device is ... continue reading

Testing RPC ports with PowerShell (and yes, it’s as much fun as it sounds!)

Summary: Using PowerShell to identify RPC ports in use by capturing content from Dos Commands like PortQRY.exe We’d like to introduce you today to one of our newest bloggers! It’s a froopingly awesome friend of ours, Joel Vickery, PFE. (did ... continue reading

Installing MIM Synchronization Service with an Offline Spare

First published on MSDN on Jun 12, 2018 Using This Guide: Introduction: This document is intended to be used as an operational build document for the Microsoft Identity Management 2016 Synchronization Server installation. You may perform search and replace on ... continue reading
New install or Upgrade to Microsoft Identity Manager 2016 SP1– Service and Portal

New install or Upgrade to Microsoft Identity Manager 2016 SP1– Service and Portal

First published on MSDN on Oct 07, 2016In this post we will walk through an upgrade / Install scenario of MIM 2016 to MIM 2016 SP1, note this is not an in place upgrade and it requires the current version ... continue reading