In this article, you’ll learn some strategies to upgrade to Windows 11. Including learning about the planning and readiness phase. At times, I feel like the lion in Narnia – Aslan – being lectured and roaring back: Do Not Cite The Deep Magic To Me… I Was There When It Was Written. But I was…Nov 28, 2023 Johan Arwidmark
In this guide you’ll see how to install Windows 11 or perform an upgrade to Windows 11 from Windows 10. Installing Windows 11 is quite different than the previous versions of Windows. For the earlier versions, you typically needed to plan for the installation then go get the installation media, insert it into your computer,…
Last Update: Nov 28, 2023Dec 10, 2021 Michael Otey
This short guide will provide a top-level overview of the crucial Azure cloud security controls and best practices to be aware of. The highlighted suggestions will provide you with options worth considering for deployment across your estate to strengthen your security posture and mitigate the evolving number and severity of cloud-based threats and risks that…
Last Update: Nov 22, 2023Oct 31, 2023 Chester Avey
This short guide explains how Microsoft Azure penetration testing solutions can work to enhance a native public cloud platform within Azure, and what IT professionals can do to proactively defend against evolving numbers of serious threats, thus bolstering their security posture. As far as public cloud infrastructure solutions go, there is perhaps none more versatile…Nov 21, 2023 Chester Avey
Active Directory is Microsoft’s on-premises identity and access management (IAM) service. In this article, learn how Active Directory (AD) makes it easier for IT to manage an organization’s IT resources. Active Directory is especially useful for companies that have to manage lots of endpoints and servers. What is Active Directory and why is it used?…
Last Update: Nov 16, 2023Jan 6, 2022 Michael Reinders
As usual, we are looking forward to our annual Microsoft Teams free 1-day virtual conference, this year coming up November 30. In addition to the customary sessions presented by industry professionals and Microsoft MVPs on everything from managing users in the Admin Center to driving collaboration with proper governance, Petri’s Chief Technology Officer, Stephen Rose,…Nov 16, 2023 Russell Smith
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One of the main reasons that application governance is often overlooked, as it relates to an organization’s cloud security posture, is because the topic is not fully understood. . However, it is vitally important to understand the fundamentals of Microsoft Entra ID (formerly Azure Active Directory) – tenants, app registrations, enterprise apps, and consent –…
Last Update: Nov 10, 2023Oct 19, 2023 Sander Berkouwer
Microsoft Entra ID, formerly Azure Active Directory (AD), is Microsoft’s cloud-native identity management platform. It only takes one compromised Entra ID user account to consent to a rogue app that siphons all the user’s Microsoft 365 data or to take over their mailbox. Business Email Compromise (BEC) amounts to $8 million in losses on a…
Last Update: Nov 09, 2023Oct 19, 2023 Sander Berkouwer
Advanced password attacks, like brute force and those launched by malicious insiders, are devastating the security of today’s enterprises and cloud services. ADSelfService Plus from ManageEngine can protect web properties from such attacks with multi-factor authentication (MFA). Multi-factor authentication is the best way to protect Active Directory and cloud-based user accounts As the impacts of…
Last Update: Nov 07, 2023Jan 12, 2023 Michael Reinders
Cybercriminals love passwords. They’re simple to guess, easy to steal, and can offer unfettered access to a goldmine of data to hold for ransom or sell to other cybercriminals. For those same reasons, compromised passwords are a constant headache for IT teams, who spend far longer than they’d like helping users reset them and fixing…
Last Update: Sep 25, 2023Sep 20, 2023 Darren James
Ransomware protection is one the most important topics for IT Pros and C-Level technology executives. Learn how immutable backups and immutable storage help to protect your organization against data corruption and loss, malware, viruses, and ransomware – and how to implement them. This post is sponsored by Object First Veeam 2023 Ransomware trends report – most ransomware targets backups In May…Sep 7, 2023 Michael Reinders
This Week in IT, find out how task management is being transformed in Microsoft 365 with big changes to Planner. Plus, all the news from Ignite, including Loop GA and new feature, updates to Microsoft Teams, and a new enterprise app management feature in Intune. Links and resources Transcript This Week in IT, find out…Listen now LISTEN & SUBSCRIBE ON:
This Week in IT, get ready to navigate the cutting-edge of security and AI with Microsoft’s latest innovations! From the robust Secure Future Initiative, safeguarding against cyberthreats, to the seamless new Teams web client enhancing online collaboration, and the buzz around Windows 11’s Copilot possibly joining Windows 10—this is your look into the fast-moving pace…Listen now LISTEN & SUBSCRIBE ON:
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