Microsoft Digital Defense Report 2020: Cyber Threat Sophistication on the Rise

Credit to Author: Jim Flack| Date: Tue, 29 Sep 2020 16:00:51 +0000

A new report from Microsoft shows it is clear that threat actors have rapidly increased in sophistication over the past year, using techniques that make them harder to identify.

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Protecting your organization against password spray attacks

Credit to Author: Jim Flack| Date: Thu, 23 Apr 2020 16:00:22 +0000

If your users sign in with guessable passwords, you may be at risk of a password spray attack.

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The quiet evolution of phishing

Credit to Author: Eric Avena| Date: Wed, 11 Dec 2019 17:00:56 +0000

In 2019, we saw phishing attacks reach new levels of creativity and sophistication. Read about the most notable phishing techniques we spotted in the past year.

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

Credit to Author: Eric Avena| Date: Wed, 16 Oct 2019 17:00:11 +0000

What should IT and security teams be looking for in an email security solution to protect all their users, from frontline workers to the C-suite? Here are 6 tips to ensure your organization has a strong email security posture.

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4 tried-and-true prevention strategies for enterprise-level security

Credit to Author: Todd VanderArk| Date: Wed, 10 Apr 2019 16:00:20 +0000

Learn about the four cyber hygiene best practices recommended in the 24th edition of the Microsoft Security Intelligence Report (SIR) to help reduce your risk of attack.

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Step 8. Protect your documents and email: top 10 actions to secure your environment

Credit to Author: Todd VanderArk| Date: Tue, 09 Apr 2019 16:00:24 +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 8. Protect your documents and email,” you’ll learn how to deploy Azure Information Protection and use Office 365 Advanced Threat Protection (ATP) and Exchange Online Protection to help secure your documents and emails.

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Steer clear of tax scams

Credit to Author: Eric Avena| Date: Fri, 05 Apr 2019 16:00:13 +0000

In the month of February, we saw an average of 300,000 phishing attempts across Microsoft’s browsing platforms daily. Our security experts expect these attempted scams to become increasingly more prevalent through the April 15 tax day.

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