Security http://windowsitpro.com/taxonomy/term/9308/more en 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 Hacking, Cyber-security, and Asymmetric Threat http://windowsitpro.com/security/hacking-cyber-security-and-asymmetric-threat <div class="field-deck"> Book “I.T. Wars” predictions acknowledged </div> <div class="node-body article-body">In the recent past, our government has been concerned about Chinese hacking: The Washington Post reported that Chinese hackers had stolen information on more than two dozen U.S. weapons systems, to include the Patriot Missile system and the F35 Joint Strike fighter.</div> <p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/security/hacking-cyber-security-and-asymmetric-threat" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://windowsitpro.com/security/hacking-cyber-security-and-asymmetric-threat#comments Security security Security Sat, 14 Jan 2017 18:03:00 +0000 185481 at http://windowsitpro.com Don't Pay the MongoDB Ransom http://windowsitpro.com/security/dont-pay-mongodb-ransom <div class="node-body article-body">The MongoDB ransomware attack is so easy that black hats are following each other to vulnerable sites. What this means to database owners is that once a ransom note has been received, a backup is the only option for restoring the lost data. </div> <p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/security/dont-pay-mongodb-ransom" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://windowsitpro.com/security/dont-pay-mongodb-ransom#comments Security Thu, 12 Jan 2017 13:46:00 +0000 185421 at http://windowsitpro.com Securing Your Microsoft Environment http://windowsitpro.com/palo-alto-networks/securing-your-microsoft-environment-wp <div class="node-body article-body">Read this whitepaper for best practices in protecting your highly distributed Microsoft infrastructure from cyberattacks.</div> <p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/palo-alto-networks/securing-your-microsoft-environment-wp" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Palo Alto Networks Security Tue, 10 Jan 2017 18:23:00 +0000 185641 at http://windowsitpro.com Securing Your Microsoft Environment: From the Network, to the Cloud, to the Endpoint http://windowsitpro.com/palo-alto-networks/securing-your-microsoft-environment <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by: Palo Alto Networks </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Tuesday, January 31st at Noon ET</div> <p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/palo-alto-networks/securing-your-microsoft-environment" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Palo Alto Networks Webcasts Security Tue, 10 Jan 2017 18:23:00 +0000 185631 at http://windowsitpro.com Trump Sees FBI Admission on Hacked Servers Bolstering His Doubts http://windowsitpro.com/security/trump-sees-fbi-admission-hacked-servers-bolstering-his-doubts <div class="field-byline"> Bloomberg </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><p>U.S. President-elect Donald Trump gets his long-awaited briefing from the intelligence community Friday, a day after his criticism of their work was rebuffed on Capitol Hill and fresh questions were raised about the FBI&rsquo;s investigation into alleged Russian hacking during the campaign.</p></div> <p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/security/trump-sees-fbi-admission-hacked-servers-bolstering-his-doubts" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://windowsitpro.com/security/trump-sees-fbi-admission-hacked-servers-bolstering-his-doubts#comments Security Fri, 06 Jan 2017 15:26:00 +0000 185331 at http://windowsitpro.com Photo courtesy of Gage Skidmore, licensed under BY-SA 2.0 Security Sense: There Are Many "Unknown Unknowns" in Security http://windowsitpro.com/troy-hunts-security-sense/security-sense-there-are-many-unknown-unknowns-security <div class="node-body article-body">The information security world is full of serious incidents that have already occurred but as yet, we have no idea of. These "unknown unknowns" are rampant and we'll see many of them again in 2017.</div> <p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/troy-hunts-security-sense/security-sense-there-are-many-unknown-unknowns-security" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://windowsitpro.com/troy-hunts-security-sense/security-sense-there-are-many-unknown-unknowns-security#comments Troy Hunt's Security Sense Data Breach Data Breach security Security Thu, 05 Jan 2017 17:01:00 +0000 185301 at http://windowsitpro.com $25,000 Prize Offered in FTC IoT Security Challenge http://windowsitpro.com/security/25000-prize-offered-ftc-iot-security-challenge <div class="node-body article-body">The Federal Trade Commission seeks the public's help in solving the issue of keeping Internet facing devices secure.</div> <p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/security/25000-prize-offered-ftc-iot-security-challenge" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://windowsitpro.com/security/25000-prize-offered-ftc-iot-security-challenge#comments Security FTC FTC Internet of Things Internet of Things security Security Thu, 05 Jan 2017 00:37:00 +0000 185281 at http://windowsitpro.com