Security http://windowsitpro.com/taxonomy/term/9308/more en 20 things you can do to secure your Windows Client and Server infrastructure http://windowsitpro.com/blog/20-things-you-can-do-secure-your-windows-client-and-server-infrastructure <div class="node-body blog-body"><p>One of the truisms of security is that a chain is only a strong as its weakest link. Just over a week ago I presented a session at TechEd New Zealand titled &quot;20 things you can do right now to secure your Windows Client and Server infrastructure&quot;. You can view the session here: <a href="http://channel9.msdn.com/events/TechEd/NewZealand/2014/DCIM309" onclick="window.open(this.href, '', 'resizable=no,status=no,location=no,toolbar=no,menubar=no,fullscreen=no,scrollbars=no,dependent=no'); return false;">http://channel9.msdn.com/events/TechEd/NewZealand/2014/DCIM309</a></p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/hyperbole-embellishment-and-systems-administration-blog">Hyperbole, Embellishment, and Systems Administration Blog</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/blog/20-things-you-can-do-secure-your-windows-client-and-server-infrastructure" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://windowsitpro.com/blog/20-things-you-can-do-secure-your-windows-client-and-server-infrastructure#comments Security security Security Hyperbole, Embellishment, and Systems Administration Blog Fri, 19 Sep 2014 12:21:00 +0000 116721 at http://windowsitpro.com Apple Touts Privacy Benefits of its Platforms http://windowsitpro.com/paul-thurrotts-wininfo/apple-touts-privacy-benefits-its-platforms <div class="field-deck"> Suddenly, "just trust us" doesn't seem so ridiculous </div> <div class="node-body article-body">On the eve of the iPhone 6 launch—the company's latest smart phones go on sale Friday morning—Apple has published a new web site that extolls its relationship with customers and their privacy. And the message is simple: There is no relationship. Apple, the site says, respects your privacy and never works behind the scenes, as Google does, to mine your data and sell it to advertisers. It's a compelling message.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/paul-thurrotts-wininfo/apple-touts-privacy-benefits-its-platforms" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://windowsitpro.com/paul-thurrotts-wininfo/apple-touts-privacy-benefits-its-platforms#comments Mobile Paul Thurrotts WinInfo Security Thu, 18 Sep 2014 14:25:00 +0000 116671 at http://windowsitpro.com Message Analyzer 1.1 Releases with Mass Improvements http://windowsitpro.com/security/message-analyzer-11-releases-mass-improvements <div class="node-body article-body">The latest release of Message Analyzer includes a huge number of updates and improvements.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/security/message-analyzer-11-releases-mass-improvements" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://windowsitpro.com/security/message-analyzer-11-releases-mass-improvements#comments Windows Security Message Analyzer Message Analyzer Microsoft Microsoft security Security Wed, 17 Sep 2014 16:33:00 +0000 116591 at http://windowsitpro.com Azure Active Directory Basic Released to General Availability http://windowsitpro.com/identity-management/azure-active-directory-basic-released-general-availability <div class="field-deck"> New middle tier subscription targets deskless employees </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Yesterday, Microsoft released a new Azure Active Directory subscription - Basic - to general availability.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/identity-management/azure-active-directory-basic-released-general-availability" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://windowsitpro.com/identity-management/azure-active-directory-basic-released-general-availability#comments Identity Management Azure Active Directory Azure Active Directory Azure AD Azure AD Azure AD Basic Azure AD Basic Tue, 16 Sep 2014 16:51:00 +0000 116481 at http://windowsitpro.com Microsoft Removes September’s Lync Vulnerability Update Due to Problems http://windowsitpro.com/lync/microsoft-removes-september-s-lync-vulnerability-update-due-problems <div class="node-body article-body">Yet another update is facing a redo this month, this time for Lync vulnerabilities.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/lync/microsoft-removes-september-s-lync-vulnerability-update-due-problems" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://windowsitpro.com/lync/microsoft-removes-september-s-lync-vulnerability-update-due-problems#comments Lync Security Lync Lync Microsoft Microsoft Windows Update windows update Tue, 16 Sep 2014 13:29:00 +0000 116421 at http://windowsitpro.com You Say: Microsoft’s Update Woes Changing Corporate Patching Policies http://windowsitpro.com/security/you-say-microsoft-s-update-woes-changing-corporate-patching-policies <div class="node-body article-body">According to a recent poll, respondents say the perception that Microsoft's released patches are not trustworthy is altering when updates are delivered throughout the company.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/security/you-say-microsoft-s-update-woes-changing-corporate-patching-policies" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://windowsitpro.com/security/you-say-microsoft-s-update-woes-changing-corporate-patching-policies#comments Security Microsoft Microsoft patching patching Windows Update windows update Fri, 12 Sep 2014 12:44:00 +0000 116191 at http://windowsitpro.com First September 2014 Update Pulled is KB2889866 http://windowsitpro.com/onedrive/first-september-2014-update-pulled-kb2889866 <div class="node-body article-body">Microsoft has just pulled KB2889866 which is reported to have issues.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/onedrive/first-september-2014-update-pulled-kb2889866" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://windowsitpro.com/onedrive/first-september-2014-update-pulled-kb2889866#comments OneDrive Security OneDrive OneDrive Windows Update windows update Wed, 10 Sep 2014 18:32:00 +0000 116021 at http://windowsitpro.com The IT Security Conundrum http://windowsitpro.com/security/it-security-conundrum <div class="field-deck"> When Exposing Security Flaws Gets You Into Trouble </div> <div class="node-body article-body">What would you do when you see a blatant example of a lapse in IT security?</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/security/it-security-conundrum" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://windowsitpro.com/security/it-security-conundrum#comments Security Breach Breach CISSP CISSP Compliance Compliance HIPPA HIPPA PHI PHI security Security Wed, 10 Sep 2014 18:27:00 +0000 116031 at http://windowsitpro.com Sergey Nivens, Thinkstock Data Breach Risks of Microsoft Lync http://windowsitpro.com/actiance/data-breach-risks-microsoft-lync <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by: Actiance </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Microsoft Lync is changing the way people communicate at the office. With this trend, new forms of data such as IM, persistent chat, voice, and video are proliferating. Initial stopgap processes to manage the risks are often insufficient. Many organizations need to deploy industrial strength methods to prevent mounting security issues.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>Download the &ldquo;<em>Securing Microsoft Lync Server</em>&rdquo; whitepaper to learn:</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/actiance/data-breach-risks-microsoft-lync" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Actiance Resources Sponsored Security actiance Actiance Lync security White Paper Wed, 10 Sep 2014 17:20:00 +0000 116601 at http://windowsitpro.com ASP.NET September Patch Fixes a Final Bug and Says Farewell to EnableViewStateMac http://windowsitpro.com/security/aspnet-september-patch-fixes-final-bug-and-says-farewell-enableviewstatemac <div class="node-body article-body">A rereleased update this month removes the ability to use a potentially dangerous switch in web applications. For some, the impact could be major.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/security/aspnet-september-patch-fixes-final-bug-and-says-farewell-enableviewstatemac" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://windowsitpro.com/security/aspnet-september-patch-fixes-final-bug-and-says-farewell-enableviewstatemac#comments Security ASP.NET ASP.NET EnableViewStateMac EnableViewStateMac Wed, 10 Sep 2014 15:55:00 +0000 116001 at http://windowsitpro.com