Security http://windowsitpro.com/taxonomy/term/9308/more en Microsoft's Security Compliance Manager Updated to Version 4.0 http://windowsitpro.com/security/microsofts-security-compliance-manager-updated-version-40 <div class="field-deck"> Now supports Windows 10 Anniversary Update and Windows Server 2016 </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Microsoft's free management tool for configuring and managing computers in your network has been updated.</div> <p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/security/microsofts-security-compliance-manager-updated-version-40" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://windowsitpro.com/security/microsofts-security-compliance-manager-updated-version-40#comments Security Anniversary Update Windows 10 Windows 10 Anniversary Update Windows Server 2016 Fri, 29 Jul 2016 15:35:00 +0000 176711 at http://windowsitpro.com Microsoft Announces Upcoming Release of New Authenticator App http://windowsitpro.com/security/microsoft-announces-upcoming-release-new-authenticator-app <div class="node-body article-body">Microsoft has revealed that their new authentication app will be released on Aug. 15 and will be available to all mobile app stores at that time. This new updated version will be compatible with Microsoft Azure and Microsoft Accounts and other accounts such as Google and Facebook.</div> <p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/security/microsoft-announces-upcoming-release-new-authenticator-app" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://windowsitpro.com/security/microsoft-announces-upcoming-release-new-authenticator-app#comments Security Authentication Authenticator MFA Microsoft Authenticator multi-factor authentication security Two Factor Authentication Thu, 28 Jul 2016 15:49:00 +0000 176681 at http://windowsitpro.com Is Cloud Security a Pie-In-The-Sky? http://windowsitpro.com/blog/cloud-security-pie-sky <div class="node-body blog-body">A brief overview of the challenges in cloud security and how to get the most security cloud deployment.</div> <p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/blog/cloud-security-pie-sky" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://windowsitpro.com/blog/cloud-security-pie-sky#comments Identity Management Amazon AWS Amazon AWS cloud cloud cloud security cloud security Office365 Office365 Fearless Security Blog Mon, 18 Jul 2016 01:43:00 +0000 175971 at http://windowsitpro.com Security Sense: The Personalities Behind the Hacktivists http://windowsitpro.com/troy-hunts-security-sense/security-sense-personalities-behind-hacktivists <div class="node-body article-body">Hacktivists often come across as brash and obnoxious, but behind the anonymous veneer exists some genuinely intelligent, pleasant people.</div> <p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/troy-hunts-security-sense/security-sense-personalities-behind-hacktivists" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://windowsitpro.com/troy-hunts-security-sense/security-sense-personalities-behind-hacktivists#comments Troy Hunt's Security Sense hacktivist hacktivist security Security Fri, 15 Jul 2016 16:19:00 +0000 175741 at http://windowsitpro.com What’s in the July 2016 CU for Windows 10 http://windowsitpro.com/patch-tuesday/what-s-july-2016-cu-windows-10 <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Just prior to the launch of Windows 10 Anniversary edition in August, Microsoft is delivering some required changes through its cumulative update for July 2016. No new features were incorporated in the CU this month, but there are security fixes and changes. Additionally, Microsoft is laying the groundwork for the big upgrade in August.</p></div> <p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/patch-tuesday/what-s-july-2016-cu-windows-10" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://windowsitpro.com/patch-tuesday/what-s-july-2016-cu-windows-10#comments Windows 10 Patch Tuesday Microsoft Windows 10 Windows 10 Tue, 12 Jul 2016 19:57:00 +0000 175471 at http://windowsitpro.com July 2016 Patch Tuesday: Gotta Catch ‘em All! http://windowsitpro.com/patch-tuesday/july-2016-patch-tuesday-gotta-catch-em-all <div class="node-body article-body">July 2016 security updates have started flowing downhill. </div> <p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/patch-tuesday/july-2016-patch-tuesday-gotta-catch-em-all" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://windowsitpro.com/patch-tuesday/july-2016-patch-tuesday-gotta-catch-em-all#comments Patch Tuesday Patch Tuesday Patch Tuesday Tue, 12 Jul 2016 18:29:00 +0000 175451 at http://windowsitpro.com Microsoft PFE Educates on Why Microsoft Broke GPOs Last Month http://windowsitpro.com/patch-tuesday/microsoft-pfe-educates-why-microsoft-broke-gpos-last-month <div class="node-body article-body"><p>To catch you up quickly, Microsoft delivered an update in June 2016 that essentially broke Group Policy for many organizations. Read through these:</p> <p class="rteindent1"><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/patch-tuesday/patch-tuesday-security-update-group-policy-breaks-group-policy">Patch Tuesday: Security Update for Group Policy Breaks Group Policy</a></p> <p class="rteindent1"><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/patch-tuesday/update-kb3163622-breaks-group-policy-it-s-not-me-it-s-you">Update on KB3163622 That Breaks Group Policy: It&rsquo;s Not Me, It&rsquo;s You</a></p></div> <p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/patch-tuesday/microsoft-pfe-educates-why-microsoft-broke-gpos-last-month" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://windowsitpro.com/patch-tuesday/microsoft-pfe-educates-why-microsoft-broke-gpos-last-month#comments Patch Tuesday Group Policy GPO GPO Wed, 06 Jul 2016 13:57:00 +0000 174961 at http://windowsitpro.com Architecture Matters http://windowsitpro.com/palo-alto-networks/architecture-matters <div class="field-deck"> Beyond Layered Security Approaches </div> <div class="node-body article-body">This white paper looks at how the foundational architecture of a next-gen firewall and security platform “matters” in enabling the business and protecting it against a wide variety of attacks, how it enables unique and specific security scenarios, and how it supports a prevention-oriented approach.</div> <p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/palo-alto-networks/architecture-matters" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Palo Alto Networks Security Sun, 03 Jul 2016 17:23:00 +0000 175561 at http://windowsitpro.com Safely Enable Office 365 http://windowsitpro.com/palo-alto-networks/safely-enable-office-365 <div class="field-deck"> Securing Office 365 Is Easier Than You Think </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Concerns over data leaving the corporate network and opening the network to external threats through unknown collaborators has caused many organizations to take a "wait and see" approach to SaaS. However, now that SaaS services come with the application that many consider the most indispensable tool in business today: Microsoft Office -- SaaS security has been pushed to the forefront of most organizations and can no longer be ignored.</div> <p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/palo-alto-networks/safely-enable-office-365" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Palo Alto Networks Security Sun, 03 Jul 2016 17:23:00 +0000 175571 at http://windowsitpro.com Traps for Windows Server 2003 http://windowsitpro.com/palo-alto-networks/traps-windows-server-2003 <div class="field-deck"> Advanced Endpoint Protection for Windows Server 2003 After End-of-Support </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Microsoft announced Windows Server 2003 End-of-Support (EOS) on July 14, 2015. Many businesses are forced by circumstance to leave these systems in service for some time. Retiring a major enterprise component has always been a challenge for IT departments. In addition to various logistical issues, an out-of-support component is vulnerable to attack and may leave the business vulnerable to significant security and compliance risks. By employing Palo Alto Networks Traps Advanced Endpoint Protection as a compensating control, businesses can keep Windows Server 2003 systems compliant and secure, even after EOS.</div> <p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/palo-alto-networks/traps-windows-server-2003" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Palo Alto Networks Security Sun, 03 Jul 2016 17:23:00 +0000 175581 at http://windowsitpro.com