Web security baseline assessment feature now in public preview

We are pleased to announce the public preview of the web security baseline assessment feature. You can scan Internet Information Service (IIS) web servers in any environment, including on-premises, Azure, and other cloud platforms monitored by Operations Management Suite (OMS). The feature checks for security vulnerabilities, and provides recommendations on configurations. The web security baseline…


MS OMS Security and Audit Solution Articles

SUMMARY: Find new articles about the Microsoft Operations Management Suite Security and Audit solution. Microsoft security experts Yuri Diogenes and Meir Mendelovich  have just released a series of in-depth articles centering around the OMS Security and Audit solution. These articles begin with an overview, move on to monitoring of resources and finally conclude with responding to alerts. They…


Announcing OMS Security improvements

Microsoft Operations Management Suite is improving its security capabilities. This is the first step to provide customers with  a hybrid security solution for all servers, wherever they are located, and on all operating systems. Here is a peek at the new Security dashboard: On the Identity and Access page, you can narrow in on information about a particular…


Use Microsoft OMS for configuration assessment

Summary: Ed Wilson talks about using the Microsoft Operations Management Suite for configuration assessment. Good morning everyone. Ed Wilson here, and today I want to talk about the Configuration Assessment tool in the Microsoft Operations Management Suite. Note   There is a good article in the Microsoft TechNet Library that talks about the various OMS assessment…

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Sometimes it’s easy: OMS malware assessment

Summary: Ed Wilson talks about using the Microsoft Operations Management Suite Malware Assessment tool. Good morning everyone. Ed Wilson here. Today is a bit of a strange one. The Scripting Wife (aka Teresa Wilson) is in North Carolina fighting snow storms, and I am sitting here in central Florida with the doors and windows open,…

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Perform system update assessment with Microsoft OMS

Summary: Ed Wilson discusses using Microsoft Operations Management Suite to perform a system update assessment. Good morning everyone. Ed Wilson here, and today I want to talk about using Microsoft Operations Management Suite (OMS) to perform a system update assessment. One of the most fundamental of all system management duties is to ensure that computer…

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Use Operations Management Suite for Active Directory assessment

Summary: Ed Wilson talks about using MS OMS to perform an Active Directory assessment. Good morning everyone. Ed Wilson here. It seems that everyone always wants to do some sort of assessment for Active Directory. Whether it is in the cloud or on premises, everyone needs some kind of assessment. It may be because it…

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