Recommendations for deploying the latest Attack surface reduction rules for maximum impact

Credit to Author: Windows Defender ATP team| Date: Fri, 22 Feb 2019 22:10:22 +0000

The keystone to good security hygiene is limiting your attack surface. Attack surface reduction is a technique to remove or constrain exploitable behaviors in your systems. In this blog, we discuss the two attack surface reduction rules introduced in the most recent release of Windows and cover suggested deployment methods and best practices. Software applications

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Lessons learned from the Microsoft SOC—Part 1: Organization

Credit to Author: Mark Simos, Kristina Laidler and John Dellinger| Date: Thu, 21 Feb 2019 19:00:17 +0000

In the first of our three part series, we provide tips on how to manage a security operations center (SOC) to be more responsive, effective, and collaborative.

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Why the Pipeline Cybersecurity Initiative is a critical step

Credit to Author: Joram Borenstein| Date: Thu, 21 Feb 2019 17:00:54 +0000

Working together with government to push a more coordinated effort around infrastructure securityparticularly pipelines and utilitiesis critical. The new Pipeline Cybersecurity Initiative will help ensure that additional resources, information-sharing, and coordination will help mitigate additional cyber-related risks against the U.S. energy industry in the coming years.

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Step 5. Set up mobile device management: top 10 actions to secure your environment

Credit to Author: Debbie Seres| Date: Thu, 14 Feb 2019 17:00:35 +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 Step 5. Set up mobile device management, youll learn how to plan your Microsoft Intune deployment and set up Mobile Device Management (MDM) as part of your Unified Endpoint Management (UEM) strategy.

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Step 4. Set conditional access policies: top 10 actions to secure your environment

Credit to Author: Debbie Seres| Date: Wed, 30 Jan 2019 17:00:12 +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 Step 4. Set conditional access policies, youll learn how to control access to your apps and corporate resources using conditional access policies, and how these policies can block legacy authentication methods and control access to SaaS apps.

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