Security Updates from the Win10 Fall Creators Update

Hello, Paul Bergson, back with some great new information regarding the recent release of Fall Creators Update (FCU) for Windows 10, Microsoft released some great new security features that can protect you from unwanted Malware. I have heard from customers on multiple occasions that their customers are doing just fine with their desktop operating system,…

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12 декабря. Вебинар. Защита рабочих мест. Безопасность Microsoft 365

Безопасность информационных систем является одним из основных пунктов на повестке многих компаний, которые сталкивались с утечками данных, ущербом от вымогателей-шифровальщиков, хакерскими и другими атаками. Помимо потери коммерческих данных, могут быть потеряны персональные данные физических лиц, что повлечет за собой финансовые и репутационные риски. В этом вебинаре вы ознакомитесь с типичными атаками на рабочие станции и…


Infrastructure + Security: Noteworthy News (December, 2017-Part 1)

Hello 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. Enjoy!  Microsoft Azure Transforming your VMware environment…


Simple PowerShell Network Capture Tool

Hello all. Jacob Lavender here again for the Ask PFE Platforms team to share with you a little sample tool that I’ve put together to help with performing network captures. This all started when I was attempting to develop an effective method to perform network traces within an air gapped network. My solution had to…


Tracking Office365 ProPlus Activation In Your School

I confess that I’m a bit of a reporting nerd when it comes to technology. I love to see a great dashboard of data revealing how my network is performing, where users are consuming content and what devices they are connecting. I’ve blogged previously about the rapid improvements in the Office365 Admin Reporting using PowerBI to give…


Using WMI to Verify Group Policy

Scenario: My name is Benjamin Morgan and I’m a Platforms PFE. Recently I was working with a customer on a Windows 10 upgrade project and they posed an interesting requirement. They needed to be able to verify that their required group policies were being applied and they needed to be able to run a report…


Install DFSRDIAG On Windows 2012 R2 and Windows 2016

Working on multiple versions of Exchange means having multiple different labs.  Each lab will have different versions of Exchange, different update levels and also different Active Directory site layouts.  They are all required to test and validate different configurations. These VMs are not always running.  As a result, DFS sometimes needs attention if the environment…


Install DFSRDIAG On Windows 2012 R2 and Windows 2016

Working on multiple versions of Exchange means having multiple different labs.  Each lab will have different versions of Exchange, different update levels and also different Active Directory site layouts.  They are all required to test and validate different configurations. These VMs are not always running.  As a result, DFS sometimes needs attention if the environment…


Using Windows Defender Advanced Threat Protection to quickly detect and respond to data breaches

Willie Maul, Partner Technology Strategist In today’s digital world, data is a key asset. Now more than ever, it’s important that customers protect that asset. However, news of high-profile data breaches is starting to become the norm, especially with the Equifax incident this year. Cybercriminals are using more complex methods and have more resources to…


Mix and Match WorkFolders, Azure AD, and AAD Application Proxy

Hi, Michele Ferrari here from the Premier Field Engineer-Identity Team in San Francisco here today to do some mix and match about multiple technologies we have within the Azure space. This is the question we’re going to answer today: How can We use an Azure AD cloud Only Identity to access an OnPrem non-cloud resource?…