Security http://windowsitpro.com/taxonomy/term/9308/more en Microsoft Trust Center Updated with Additional Legal, Compliance, Security, and Privacy Information http://windowsitpro.com/security/microsoft-trust-center-updated-additional-legal-compliance-security-and-privacy-information <div class="node-body article-body">Microsoft has updated their Trust Center with even more information and resources for companies and organizations that currently use or are researching the companies cloud services.</div> <p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/security/microsoft-trust-center-updated-additional-legal-compliance-security-and-privacy-information" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://windowsitpro.com/security/microsoft-trust-center-updated-additional-legal-compliance-security-and-privacy-information#comments Security cloud Compliance Legal Microsoft Microsoft Trust Center Privacy Information security Trust Center Tue, 21 Feb 2017 14:41:00 +0000 187151 at http://windowsitpro.com Security Sense: Australia’s Mandatory Data Breach Disclosure Laws Are Protecting the Guilty http://windowsitpro.com/troy-hunts-security-sense/security-sense-australia-s-mandatory-data-breach-disclosure-laws-are-prote <div class="node-body article-body">Do mandatory data breach disclosure laws go far enough? Or are they protecting the guilty at the expense of the innocent?</div> <p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/troy-hunts-security-sense/security-sense-australia-s-mandatory-data-breach-disclosure-laws-are-prote" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://windowsitpro.com/troy-hunts-security-sense/security-sense-australia-s-mandatory-data-breach-disclosure-laws-are-prote#comments Troy Hunt's Security Sense Data Breach Data Breach security Security Wed, 15 Feb 2017 02:50:00 +0000 186941 at http://windowsitpro.com Security measures that could have mitigated the DNC hack http://windowsitpro.com/security/security-measures-could-have-mitigated-dnc-hack <div class="node-body article-body"><p>The now infamous DNC computer network hack of 2016 is a poster child for what can go wrong with information security even at government levels. Security companies including CrowdStrike, which performed the forensic autopsy on the DNC systems have all but proven that Russian APTs/nation-state hackers were responsible for the lengthy breach and siphoning off confidential communications and competitive intelligence about the &nbsp;campaign.</p></div> <p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/security/security-measures-could-have-mitigated-dnc-hack" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://windowsitpro.com/security/security-measures-could-have-mitigated-dnc-hack#comments Security Mon, 13 Feb 2017 15:00:00 +0000 186761 at http://windowsitpro.com Kurdish Group Hacks openSUSE Linux Website http://windowsitpro.com/security/kurdish-group-hacks-opensuse-linux-website <div class="node-body article-body">There's no evidence that any real damage was done in a defacement of the Linux distro's website -- but even a "small" hack on an operating system site is cause for concern.</div> <p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/security/kurdish-group-hacks-opensuse-linux-website" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://windowsitpro.com/security/kurdish-group-hacks-opensuse-linux-website#comments Security Linux Linux Suse Suse Thu, 09 Feb 2017 19:42:00 +0000 186701 at http://windowsitpro.com Preventing a Workspace Security Breach Webcast http://windowsitpro.com/security/preventing-workspace-security-breach-webcast <div class="node-body article-body">Learn from industry experts in a two part webcast of Microsoft's Modern Workplace series about methods to evaluate your organizations risk for threats and how to protect your companies network and data.</div> <p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/security/preventing-workspace-security-breach-webcast" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://windowsitpro.com/security/preventing-workspace-security-breach-webcast#comments Security Breach Cyber Cyber Defense defense intelligence Modern Workplace security Fri, 03 Feb 2017 13:20:00 +0000 186411 at http://windowsitpro.com Security Sense: Your People are the Best Security Investment You’ll Ever Make http://windowsitpro.com/troy-hunts-security-sense/security-sense-your-people-are-best-security-investment-you-ll-ever-make <div class="node-body article-body">So many of the serious security flaws we see in software today are as a result of simple human error. Training people makes a fundamental difference when it comes to protecting our online systems.</div> <p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/troy-hunts-security-sense/security-sense-your-people-are-best-security-investment-you-ll-ever-make" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://windowsitpro.com/troy-hunts-security-sense/security-sense-your-people-are-best-security-investment-you-ll-ever-make#comments Troy Hunt's Security Sense Education Education security Security Wed, 01 Feb 2017 06:34:00 +0000 186361 at http://windowsitpro.com Microsoft Asserts Clients’ Rights in FBI E-Mail Searches Fight http://windowsitpro.com/security/microsoft-asserts-clients-rights-fbi-e-mail-searches-fight <div class="field-byline"> Bloomberg </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Microsoft Corp.&rsquo;s effort to halt the FBI&rsquo;s so-called sneak-and-peek searches of e-mails may ride on whether it&rsquo;s allowed to defend its customers&rsquo; constitutional rights.</p> <p>The judge who will decide whether the case can go ahead told the company&rsquo;s lawyers to be ready in court Monday to address earlier rulings that undercut their arguments. At stake is half of Microsoft&rsquo;s case to block the U.S. from secretly accessing customer data stored in the cloud, including e-mail.</p></div> <p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/security/microsoft-asserts-clients-rights-fbi-e-mail-searches-fight" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://windowsitpro.com/security/microsoft-asserts-clients-rights-fbi-e-mail-searches-fight#comments Security Mon, 23 Jan 2017 15:47:00 +0000 185921 at http://windowsitpro.com Microsoft's Cyber Defense Ops Center Shares Best Practices http://windowsitpro.com/security/microsofts-cyber-defense-ops-center-shares-best-practices <div class="node-body article-body">Microsoft gets a birds eye view of the various types of cyber threats that happen around the world because of their vast cloud service portfolio, data centers that support those cloud services, and the customers using those services. That unique perspective allows the company to fine tune their approach to monitoring and responding to these threats each day.</div> <p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/security/microsofts-cyber-defense-ops-center-shares-best-practices" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://windowsitpro.com/security/microsofts-cyber-defense-ops-center-shares-best-practices#comments Security Cyber Defense Cyber Defense Operations Center cyberthreats Hackers malware Microsoft Operations Center protections security Vulnerabilities Wed, 18 Jan 2017 19:03:00 +0000 185661 at http://windowsitpro.com Microsoft Cyber Defense Operations Center (Image courtesy of Microsoft) Truffle Hog Finds Security Keys Hidden in GitHub Code http://windowsitpro.com/security/truffle-hog-finds-security-keys-hidden-github-code <div class="node-body article-body">A tool is now available on GitHub for finding security keys that might have been accidentally left behind in open source code.</div> <p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/security/truffle-hog-finds-security-keys-hidden-github-code" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://windowsitpro.com/security/truffle-hog-finds-security-keys-hidden-github-code#comments Security Mon, 16 Jan 2017 17:17:00 +0000 185591 at http://windowsitpro.com Security Sense: Security Requires Pragmatism http://windowsitpro.com/troy-hunts-security-sense/security-sense-security-requires-pragmatism <div class="node-body article-body">In security, we can't simply decry everything that doesn't meet the strongest possible criteria, we have to balance this off against the upsides of the approach.</div> <p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/troy-hunts-security-sense/security-sense-security-requires-pragmatism" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://windowsitpro.com/troy-hunts-security-sense/security-sense-security-requires-pragmatism#comments Troy Hunt's Security Sense privacy Privacy security Security Mon, 16 Jan 2017 15:01:00 +0000 185601 at http://windowsitpro.com