CISO series: Lessons learned from the Microsoft SOC—Part 3b: A day in the life

Credit to Author: Todd VanderArk| Date: Mon, 23 Dec 2019 17:00:57 +0000

In this next post in our series, we provide insight into a day in the life of our SOC analysts investigating common front door attacks.

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Mobile threat defense and intelligence are a core part of cyber defense

Credit to Author: Todd VanderArk| Date: Thu, 19 Dec 2019 17:00:32 +0000

To safeguard company assets, organizations need to augment their global cyber defense strategy with mobile threat intelligence.

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

Credit to Author: Eric Avena| Date: Thu, 12 Dec 2019 17:30:26 +0000

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 the Windows operating system that provides an ability to transfer files in an asynchronous and…

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Improve cyber supply chain risk management with Microsoft Azure

Credit to Author: Todd VanderArk| Date: Mon, 09 Dec 2019 17:00:03 +0000

To keep government agencies secure in the cloud, we must keep pace and stay ahead of cyber attackers by defending the cyber supply chain with Microsoft Azure.

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Microsoft Security—a Leader in 5 Gartner Magic Quadrants

Credit to Author: Todd VanderArk| Date: Tue, 03 Dec 2019 17:00:21 +0000

Gartner has named Microsoft Security a Leader in five Magic Quadrants, which demonstrates balanced progress and effort in all execution and vision categories.

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Further enhancing security from Microsoft, not just for Microsoft

Credit to Author: Todd VanderArk| Date: Mon, 04 Nov 2019 17:00:37 +0000

Today, at the Microsoft Ignite Conference in Orlando, Florida, I’m thrilled to share the significant progress we’re making on delivering endpoint security from Microsoft, not just for Microsoft.

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Microsoft’s 4 principles for an effective security operations center

Credit to Author: Todd VanderArk| Date: Tue, 15 Oct 2019 16:00:50 +0000

Microsoft Chief Cybersecurity Strategist, Jonathan Trull, outlines four principles any organization can use to improve the effectiveness of its SOC.

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