Structured threat hunting: One way Microsoft Threat Experts prioritizes customer defense

Credit to Author: Eric Avena| Date: Thu, 02 Dec 2021 18:00:32 +0000

Our approach to threat hunting is designed to evaluate impact and escalate potential threats for investigation, based on how damaging the potential threat would be. It is also designed for speed: due to the highly time-sensitive nature of the threat response, the most dangerous potential threats are analyzed first.

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Behind the unprecedented effort to protect customers against the NOBELIUM nation-state attack

Credit to Author: Emma Jones| Date: Thu, 02 Dec 2021 17:00:28 +0000

In the third of a four-part series on the Nobelium nation-state attack, we share how Microsoft product teams built new detections into products to better protect customers.

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How Red Canary and Microsoft can help reduce your alert fatigue

Credit to Author: Emma Jones| Date: Mon, 29 Nov 2021 17:00:21 +0000

This blog post is part of the Microsoft Intelligent Security Association guest blog series. Learn more about MISA. Security alert fatigue Organizations often feel overwhelmed by the number of security alerts they receive. Frustrated by alert fatigue, these organizations want a deeper understanding of security threats and extended coverage to protect themselves. Enterprises typically maintain 70 security products…

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Stay safe online this holiday shopping season with tips from Microsoft

Credit to Author: Emma Jones| Date: Tue, 23 Nov 2021 19:00:10 +0000

You may have already noticed this holiday shopping season feels different than those we’ve had before. Headlines about supply chain issues, worker shortages, costs rising—all while the pandemic continues to impact our lives.

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MVP Health Care secures member portal access with Microsoft Azure Active Directory B2C

Credit to Author: Alex Dreiling-Flynn| Date: Tue, 23 Nov 2021 17:00:47 +0000

With Microsoft Azure Active Directory B2C, MVP Health Care securely offers the right access to members seeking to use the organization’s information portal.

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How to investigate service provider trust chains in the cloud

Credit to Author: Emma Jones| Date: Mon, 22 Nov 2021 18:00:11 +0000

This blog outlines DART’s recommendations for incident responders to investigate potential abuse of these delegated admin permissions, independent of the threat actor.

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Join us at InfoSec Jupyterthon 2021

Credit to Author: Eric Avena| Date: Fri, 19 Nov 2021 19:30:06 +0000

We’re excited to invite our community of infosec analysts and engineers to the second annual InfoSec Jupyterthon taking place on December 2-3, 2021. This is an online event organized by Open Threat Research Forge together with Microsoft Threat Intelligence Center (MSTIC).

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Microsoft named a Leader in IDC MarketScape for Modern Endpoint Security for Enterprise and Small and Midsize Businesses

Credit to Author: Emma Jones| Date: Thu, 18 Nov 2021 18:00:07 +0000

The security stakes have never been higher and, consequently, the protection of endpoints as a key component of any extended detection and response strategy has never been more critical—for organizations of all sizes. Microsoft is thrilled to be recognized as a Leader in IDC’s MarketScape reports for Modern Endpoint Security for both enterprise and small and midsize businesses.

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