Enterprise Mobility and Security Blog


Ransomware lateral movement, and how Microsoft Advanced Threat Analytics can help

This post is authored by Arbel Zinger, Program Manager, Advanced Threat Analytics Product Team Companies across the globe were affected by an increased amount of ransomware attacks that caused an estimated damage of $1 billion. Ransomware attacks are becoming more powerful and crafty to force victims to pay their ransoms. Ransomware is now looking for...

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Announcing: Remote Desktop Services solutions templates on Azure Marketplace

At Ignite 2016, we highlighted all the improvements we have made in our core Remote Desktop Services (RDS) platform in Windows Server 2016 to leverage the power of Azure. Since then, we have been working to continue providing tools for you to jumpstart your RDS deployment. We are happy to announce that you’ll now be...

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CIO of Accenture Talks About How to Pitch IT Ideas to Execs & Why CIO’s Have to Evolve

Season 4 of Lunch Break kicks off with the tallest and funniest CIO in the business – Andrew Wilson from the massive, global consulting firm Accenture.  The biggest question I had prior to this episode was practical:  Could a 6’10” person fit in the very sleek, very low supercar that my producer rented for the...

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Enterprise Mobility + Security at RSA 2017: Securing Digital Transformation

Our customers are transforming their businesses. As they do this, they are choosing Microsoft Enterprise Mobility + Security (EMS) to protect critical information and to secure the work of their employees. Just over a month ago we announced new capabilities that expand security, device and app management, and information protection with EMS. To give our...

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Azure AD and SailPoint: Advanced identity governance across your on-premises and cloud resources

Howdy folks, Over the past year, we’ve had the privilege to work closely with our largest customers in highly regulated industries like healthcare, financial services and pharma, helping them to successfully deploy and use Azure AD Premium. Through this close partnering, we’ve learned that to meet their unique security and compliance requirements, they need some...

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Azure Information Protection December update moves to general availability

In our Dec 7th announcement we were excited to make available a number of new features in Azure Information Protection (AIP). To recap, these included: Scoped Policies so you can make labels available to users based on group membership A new, unified Windows client that combines the RMS Sharing app features into the Azure Information...

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Azure AD News: Azure MFA cloud based protection for on-premises VPNs is now in public preview!

Howdy folks, One of the top requests we hear from customers is to be able to secure their on-premises VPNs using Azure AD and our cloud-based MFA service. Today we’re announcing the public preview of NPS Extension support in Azure MFA. This cool enhancement gives you the ability to protect your VPN using Azure MFA...

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Azure AD B2B: New updates make cross-business collab easy

Howdy folks, I’ve been looking forward to writing this blog post for a while! Those of you who follow the blog know that Azure AD B2B collaboration is a set of capabilities that makes it easy for IT pros and information workers to invite people from any organization in the world to collaborate online. The...

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New enhanced access controls in Azure AD: Tenant Restrictions is now Generally Available!

Howdy folks, Today I’m happy to announce that our new Tenant Restrictions capability is Generally Available! We built Tenant Restrictions with extensive input from our customer in finance, healthcare and pharmaceutical, industries which have relatively strict information access and compliance requirements. Tenant restrictions gives customers with these kinds of requirements enhanced control over access to...

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