Windows Defender ATP integrates with Microsoft Information Protection to discover, protect, and monitor sensitive data on Windows devices

Credit to Author: Windows Defender ATP team| Date: Thu, 17 Jan 2019 18:09:12 +0000

This integration empowers Windows to natively understand Azure Information Protection sensitivity labels, to provide visibility into sensitive data on endpoints, to protect sensitive data based on its content, and to detect and respond to post-breach malicious activity that involves or affects sensitive data.

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Step 3. Protect your identities: top 10 actions to secure your environment

Credit to Author: Debbie Seres| Date: Wed, 16 Jan 2019 17:00:18 +0000

The Top 10 actions to secure your environment series outlines fundamental steps you can take with your investment in Microsoft 365 security solutions. In todays installment, Step 3. Protect your identities, youll learn how to define security policies to protect individual user identities against account compromise and protect your administrative accounts.

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Microsoft gains strong customer and analyst momentum in the Cloud Access Security Brokers (CASB) market

Credit to Author: Yinon Costica| Date: Tue, 15 Jan 2019 16:00:20 +0000

Microsoft jumped to the Challenger position in the Gartners 2018 Magic Quadrant for CASB and solidified its Leadership position in KuppingerColes 2018 Leadership Compass in the same product category.

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Best practices for securely using Microsoft 365—the CIS Microsoft 365 Foundations Benchmark now available

Credit to Author: Jonathan Trull and Sean Sweeney| Date: Thu, 10 Jan 2019 17:00:50 +0000

The Center for Internet Securitys (CIS) Microsoft 365 Foundations Benchmark provides prescriptive guidance for establishing a secure baseline configuration for Microsoft 365.

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Guide to Developing a National Cybersecurity Strategy—a resource for policymakers to respond to cybersecurity challenges

Credit to Author: Angela McKay| Date: Wed, 09 Jan 2019 17:00:12 +0000

Multi-stakeholder collaboration helps to build better security policies in the recently released Guide to Developing a National Cybersecurity Strategy.

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Two new Microsoft 365 offerings help address security and compliance needs

Credit to Author: Microsoft Secure Team| Date: Wed, 02 Jan 2019 17:00:10 +0000

The new Microsoft 365 Identity & Threat Protection and Microsoft 365 Information Protection & Compliance packages will be available for purchase on February 1, 2019.

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The challenges of adopting a consistent cybersecurity framework in the insurance industry

Credit to Author: Joram Borenstein| Date: Thu, 20 Dec 2018 17:00:56 +0000

How the U.S. insurance industry is aligning behind a cybersecurity framework in a fragmented, state-by-state, regulatory environment.

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Windows Defender ATP has protections for USB and removable devices

Credit to Author: Windows Defender ATP team| Date: Wed, 19 Dec 2018 21:52:09 +0000

Meet Jimmy. Jimmy is an employee in your company. He Does Things With Computers (official title). Last Wednesday, as Jimmy got out of his car after parking in the company-owned parking lot, he saw something on the ground. That something is a 512GB USB flash drive! Jimmy picks up the drive, whistling along to himself

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Tackling phishing with signal-sharing and machine learning

Credit to Author: Windows Defender Research| Date: Wed, 19 Dec 2018 16:00:11 +0000

Across services in Microsoft Threat Protection, the correlation of security signals enhances the comprehensive and integrated security for identities, endpoints, user data, cloud apps, and infrastructure. Our industry-leading visibility into the entire attack chain translates to enriched protection thats evident in many different attack scenarios, including flashy cyberattacks, massive malware campaigns, and even small-scale, localized

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