IT-Sicherheit: Ein wichtiges Thema für jedes Unternehmen

„Trojaner-Attacke trifft auch deutsche Firmen“ (Zeit Online, 27.7.2017), „Jedes zweite deutsche Unternehmen wird sabotiert und bestohlen“ (Welt.de, 21.7.2017), „Warnung des IWF: Cyber-Angriffe gefährden weltweite Finanzstabilität“ (Handelsblatt Online, 8.8.2017), „Nur 3 Prozent der Firmen vor Hackern gut geschützt“ (Manager Magazin Online, 29.7.2017), „Hacker greifen Bundestag an“ (Spiegel Online, 28.3.2017) – ein Blick auf die Schlagzeilen der…


Replication Hurricanes: Why Restricted Groups are a No-Go for Domain Based Groups

Hi everyone! My name is Tim Medina, Premier Field Engineer, and today we are going to take a brief look at GPOs with a focus on restricted groups. More importantly, we will discuss how, if used in an unsupported manner, you can cause your very own replication hurricane. But, before we get into that let’s…


Kalenderwoche 32 im Rückblick: Zehn interessante Links für IT-Experten

Was hat sich in der vergangenen Woche für IT-Professionals getan? Gab es wichtige Ankündigungen oder neue Wissensressourcen? Unser IT Pro Hub-Team hat zehn interessante Links für Sie zusammengestellt. Viel Spaß beim Stöbern! Microsoft Azure Deutschland: Azure DNS offiziell verfügbar (engl.) Windows Insider Program: Neue Preview von Windows Server verfügbar (engl.) Windows Subsystem für Linux auf…


New Bill of Materials for Risk Assurance Documentation Library

A short time ago, I wrote a post called What Happens to My Data in Office 365?  In that post, I reiterated that: We use your customer data only to provide the services we have agreed upon, and for purposes that are compatible with providing those services. We do not share your data with our advertiser-supported…


New demo: Windows Analytics Update Compliance

Find out how to use Update Compliance to monitor Windows Updates, Windows Defender Antivirus and troubleshoot update failures in your environment. This new demo from Microsoft Mechanics walks you through common usage scenarios for Windows Analytics Update Compliance, a cloud-based solution that provides you with an inventory of the devices in your organization, the version…


Ten Hard Questions About Security: Question 1

Question 1: Who should I trust? This question should be in the back of your mind for every solution you are designing or consulting on, every answer you give to every question you are asked about security, and every decision you make in regards to enterprise security. Information security spending is nearing $100 billion yearly across the…


Office 365 Weekly Digest | July 30 – August 5, 2017

Welcome to the July 30 – August 5, 2017 edition of the Office 365 Weekly Digest. Please see this page for details on a change regarding the inclusion of Message Center notification details in these weekly posts. The Online Immersion events have returned with three options – productivity hacks (Office 365, Windows 10 and Dynamics…


Kalenderwoche 31 im Rückblick: Zehn interessante Links für IT-Experten

Was hat sich in der vergangenen Woche für IT-Professionals getan? Gab es wichtige Ankündigungen oder neue Wissensressourcen? Unser IT Pro Hub-Team hat zehn interessante Links für Sie zusammengestellt. Viel Spaß beim Stöbern! SQL Server 2017: Release Candidate 2 verfügbar (engl.) Die Machine Learning-Technologien von Windows Defender ATP (engl.) Public Preview von Windows Analytics: Device Health…


Ten Hard Questions About Security: Introduction

If you have been in the security field for any amount of time, you have most likely heard of the “10 Immutable Laws of Security Administration” ( https://kktechkaizen.blogspot.com/2010/02/how-to-think-like-hacker-scott-culps-10.html) published by Scott Culp of Microsoft back in the year 2000, or the collective update published by the Microsoft Security Research Center (MSRC) known colloquially as version…

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