StepUp Technical Security Webinar Series for Microsoft 365 Business

Tim Tetrick   Hello Microsoft Partners! Your customers have heard the scary statistics: 55% of small businesses have been hit by cyberattacks, 60% who are attacked go out of business, and 58% of users accidentally share sensitive information.1 But while they want to safeguard their business, customers may not know where to start. Some may…


Infrastructure + Security: Noteworthy News (September, 2018)

Hi there! Stanislav Belov here to bring you the next issue of the Infrastructure + Security: Noteworthy News series!   As a reminder, the Noteworthy News series covers various areas, to include interesting news, announcements, links, tips and tricks from Windows, Azure, and Security worlds on a monthly basis. Microsoft Azure Azure AD B2B Collaboration support…


O365 Tidbit – Working with CISO and securing

Hello All, As you dive further into your O365 tenant and look to start rolling out the services you will have to work with your security officers to insure that you are compliant with that group. Microsoft has provided several resources Microsoft Trust Center Penetration Testing Rules of Engagement Microsoft Cloud Bounty Program For an…


Office 365 Weekly Digest | September 9 – 15, 2018

Welcome to the September 9 – 15, 2018 edition of the Office 365 Weekly Digest. There were three additions to the Office 365 Roadmap last week, including the general availability of the Microsoft Graph Security API and automated transcription services for video and audio files stored in OneDrive for Business and SharePoint Online. The major…


Unable to start Azure ATP Service

Take in consideration a scenario where you deployed Azure ATP, and after the service has worked for some time, one day the service Azure Advanced Threat Protection Sensor keeps on Starting, and after some time it quits (doesn’t show any status), it comes back to Starting, and keeps on this loop. If you go to…


Office 365 Weekly Digest | September 2 – 8, 2018

Welcome to the September 2 – 8, 2018 edition of the Office 365 Weekly Digest. Thirty-four, yes 34, features were added to the Office 365 Roadmap last week, with 22 of those related to Outlook (Windows, web, Android, Mac, iOS). There are also multiple additions for SharePoint Online and SharePoint mobile, as well as Office…


Every Question Tells a Story – Mitigating Ransomware Using the Rapid Cyberattack Assessment Tool: Part 3

In the previous two posts in this series, I explained how to prepare your environment to run the Rapid Cyberattack Assessment tool, and I told you the stories behind the questions in the tool. https://blogs.technet.microsoft.com/cloudyhappypeople/2018/09/10/every-question-tells-a-story-mitigating-ransomware-using-the-rapid-cyberattack-assessment-tool-part-1/ https://blogs.technet.microsoft.com/cloudyhappypeople/2018/09/10/every-question-tells-a-story-mitigating-ransomware-using-the-rapid-cyberattack-assessment-tool-part-2/ Let’s finish up with the final steps in running the Rapid Cyberattack Assessment tool and a review of the…


Every Question Tells a Story – Mitigating Ransomware Using the Rapid Cyberattack Assessment Tool: Part 1

They say that a picture is worth 1,000 words. But in some cases, the questions that you ask can also help tell a very interesting story. Let me explain. All of us are familiar with the devastating effects of ransomware that we saw last year in the WannaCry, Petya, NotPetya, Locky and SamSam ransomware attacks….


Email Phishing Protection Guide – Part 13: Update Your User Password Strategy – Now!

The Email Phishing Protection Guide is a multi-part blog series written to walk you through the setup of many security focused features you may already own in Microsoft Windows, Microsoft Office 365, and Microsoft Azure. By implementing some or all these items, an organization will increase their security posture against phishing email attacks designed to…


Inside MSRC: Sharing Our Story & Customer Tips

For the last 20 years, the Microsoft Security Response Center has been an integral part of Microsoft’s commitment to customer security.  We are often called on to talk about the work we do and how customers can apply the lessons we have learned over that period to better their security posture.  Today we are releasing…