How IT and security teams can work together to improve endpoint security

Credit to Author: Christine Barrett| Date: Thu, 04 Aug 2022 16:00:00 +0000

The threat landscape has changed over the last few years. A mitigation strategy involves collaboration between the security operations and IT infrastructure teams. There are three best practices to enable collaboration, highlighting the role of endpoint management in helping organizations unify their efforts in this blog.

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Behavioral blocking and containment: Transforming optics into protection

Credit to Author: Eric Avena| Date: Mon, 09 Mar 2020 16:30:20 +0000

Behavioral blocking and containment capabilities leverage multiple Microsoft Defender ATP components and features to immediately stop attacks before they can progress. We have expanded these capabilities to get even broader visibility into malicious behavior by using a rapid protection loop engine that leverages endpoint and detection response (EDR) sensors.

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Human-operated ransomware attacks: A preventable disaster

Credit to Author: Eric Avena| Date: Thu, 05 Mar 2020 17:00:31 +0000

In human-operated ransomware attacks, adversaries exhibit extensive knowledge of systems administration and common network security misconfigurations, perform thorough reconnaissance, and adapt to what they discover in a compromised network.

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Unifying security policy across all mobile form-factors with Wandera and Microsoft

Credit to Author: Todd VanderArk| Date: Wed, 19 Feb 2020 17:00:17 +0000

The way we work is evolving. Technology enables more effective employees by helping them to be productive where and when they choose. Businesses also enjoy the productivity benefits of a connected workforce.

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Ghost in the shell: Investigating web shell attacks

Credit to Author: Eric Avena| Date: Tue, 04 Feb 2020 17:30:40 +0000

Web shell attacks allow adversaries to run commands and steal data from an Internet-facing server or use the server as launch pad for further attacks against the affected organization.

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sLoad launches version 2.0, Starslord

Credit to Author: Eric Avena| Date: Tue, 21 Jan 2020 18:00:39 +0000

sLoad has launched version 2.0. With the new version, sLoad, which is a PowerShell-based Trojan downloader notable for its almost exclusive use of the Windows BITS service for malicious activities, has added an anti-analysis trick and the ability to track the stage of infection for every affected machine.

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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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