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A playbook for modernizing security operations

The security community is continuously changing, growing, and learning from each other to better position the world against cyber threats. In the latest post from our new Voice of the Community blog series, Microsoft Product Marketing Manager Natalia Godyla talks ... continue reading
Number of DDoS attacks during COVID-19 outbreak

Azure DDoS Protection—2020 year in review

This blog post was co-authored by Anupam Vij, Principal PM Manager & Syed Pasha, Principal Network Engineer, Azure Networking. 2020 was a year unlike any other. It brought major disruptions to both the physical and digital worlds, and these changes ... continue reading
Six steps on how to neutralize the application threat

Advanced protection for web applications in Azure with Radware’s Microsoft Security integration

This blog post is part of the Microsoft Intelligent Security Association guest blog series. Learn more about MISA here. The state of application security Companies face a wide range of security challenges, such as Open Source Foundation for Application Security Project (OWASP) ... continue reading
Graph showing trend of COVID-19 themed attacks and mapping key events during the outbreak

Exploiting a crisis: How cybercriminals behaved during the outbreak

In the past several months, seemingly conflicting data has been published about cybercriminals taking advantage of the COVID-19 outbreak to attack consumers and enterprises alike. Big numbers can show shifts in attacker behavior and grab headlines. Cybercriminals did indeed adapt ... continue reading

CISO stress-busters: post #1 overcoming obstacles

As part of the launch of the U.S. space program’s moon shot, President Kennedy famously said we do these things “not because they are easy, but because they are hard.” The same can be said for the people responsible for ... continue reading

Lessons learned from the Microsoft SOC—Part 3c: A day in the life part 2

This is the sixth blog in the Lessons learned from the Microsoft SOC series designed to share our approach and experience from the front lines of our security operations center (SOC) protecting Microsoft and our Detection and Response Team (DART) ... continue reading

A Journey to Holistic Cloud Protection with the Microsoft 365 Security Stack – Part 1 – Overview

Welcome everyone! My name is James Key and I’ll be your guide as we take a journey through the possibilities of holistic cloud protection with the Microsoft 365 security stack. I am a Premier Field Engineer at Microsoft who specializes ... continue reading
A diagram showing the recommended migration paths for Windows Server Roles

Protect workloads still running on Windows Server 2008 and 2008 R2

Over the last couple of years, we havesharedwhy it is business critical to migrate and upgrade apps and services running on Windows Server 2008 and 2008 R2. As you are aware, on January 14th, 2020, support for Windows Server 2008 ... continue reading
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Hyper-V Powering Windows Features

December 2019 Hyper-V is Microsoft’s hardware virtualization technology that initially released with Windows Server 2008 to support server virtualization and has since become a core component of many Microsoft products and features. These features range from enhancing security to empowering ... continue reading

Top 6 email security best practices to protect against phishing attacks and business email compromise

Most cyberattacks start over email—a user is tricked into opening a malicious attachment, or into clicking a malicious link and divulging credentials, or into responding with confidential data. Attackers dupe victims by using carefully crafted emails to build a false ... continue reading