NIST Cybersecurity Framework: Tools and References from Microsoft – Respond and Recover Functions

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Cybersecurity Framework provides voluntary guidance – a set of industry standards and best practices – for reducing cybersecurity risks to critical infrastructure. Organizations that want to utilize the framework may find the task daunting at first, but it is helpful to remember that many of the subcategories…


NIST Cybersecurity Framework: Tools and References from Microsoft – Detect Function

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Cybersecurity Framework provides voluntary guidance – a set of industry standards and best practices – for reducing cybersecurity risks to critical infrastructure. Organizations that want to utilize the framework may find the task daunting at first, but it is helpful to remember that many of the subcategories in the…


NIST Cybersecurity Framework: Tools and References from Microsoft – Protect Function

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Cybersecurity Framework provides voluntary guidance – a set of industry standards and best practices – for reducing cybersecurity risks to critical infrastructure. Organizations that want to utilize the framework may find the task daunting at first, but it is helpful to remember that many of the subcategories in the…


EMS Partners: A closer look at Azure Active Directory Connect

Welcome to part 2 of our series for Enterprise Mobility and Security Partners about Microsoft Azure Active Directory Connect. The introductory post by my colleague Travis Guinn provided an overview of Azure Active Directory Connect, when to use it, how to configure it, and technical concepts and resources for deployment. In this post, I’ll provide a closer look…


NIST Cybersecurity Framework: Tools and References from Microsoft – Identify Function

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Cybersecurity Framework provides voluntary guidance – a set of industry standards and best practices – for reducing cybersecurity risks to critical infrastructure. Organizations that want to utilize the framework may find the task daunting at first, but it is helpful to remember that many of the subcategories in the…


Threat management and protecting against ransomware attacks

Ransomware attacks are on the rise. A recent post on the Microsoft Malware Protection Center blog details new attacks that occurred during the holidays at the end of 2016. Ransomware prevents you from using your PC and holds your PC or files for “ransom.” When this form of attack occurs, it makes it abundantly clear that…

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Enterprise Mobility + Security partner resources and training schedule – Winter 2017

Microsoft Enterprise Mobility + Security (EMS) provides comprehensive solutions, intuitive management, and identity-driven security that help customers stay secure and productive on any device. Learn more about Microsoft Enterprise Mobility + Security Technical presales and deployment services for enterprise mobility partners Cloud Platform Roadmap Enterprise Mobility + Security Partner Community Sign up for community calls…


Introducing the EMS Partner Learning Plan

“Can you help me learn EMS?” This is a question we frequently hear from partners. Working with Microsoft enterprise mobility and security solutions daily, we know Microsoft offers many really great training options, so it’s important to think about the goal you have for what you want to accomplish through training. The most successful learning journeys we see for Enterprise Mobility +…

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Deliver amazing EMS demos, Part 3: Enterprise Mobility + Security E5 features

In the EMS Partner Community blog series and community calls, we have spent time looking at the new EMS E5 features. So far, we have taken an in-depth look at Microsoft Cloud App Security and Azure Information Protection. In the November blog posts and call, we will look at another EMS E5 feature, Azure Active Directory Premium P2….


Getting started with Microsoft Cloud App Security

The October topic for the Enterprise Mobility + Security Partner Community is Microsoft Cloud App Security. Read my introduction to the topic, and sign up for the October 27 community call. In this post, I’ll provide a look at the high-level architecture of Cloud App Security and explain how to get started with deployment and usage….