AWS Firewall Manager Adds AWS Shield Advanced Automatic Application Layer DDoS Mitigation

by Rabia Noureen

Amazon Web Services has announced some important updates for its AWS Firewall Manager service. The company says that the popular security management tool has added support for AWS Shield Advanced automatic application layer DDoS mitigation. For those unfamiliar, AWS Network Firewall is a security management service that allows users to configure and manage their firewall… Read More

Researchers Discover Four New Security Flaws Affecting Microsoft Teams

by Rabia Noureen

Security researchers have revealed several new security flaws impacting the “link preview” feature in Microsoft Teams. The cybersecurity company Positive Security discovered four separate vulnerabilities in the feature back in March 2021, which can be exploited by attackers to leak victims' IP addresses, spoof link previews, and launch denial of service (DoS) attacks targeting Android… Read More

Microsoft Sentinel Launches New Log4j Vulnerability Solution In Public Preview

by Rabia Noureen

Microsoft has announced some important updates for Microsoft Sentinel, its scalable cloud-native SIEM tool that provides AI-powered security analytics in enterprise environments. The Redmond giant has launched a new solution in public preview that should help IT Admins to detect Apache Log4j vulnerabilities. Last week, Microsoft acknowledged the emergence of an Apache Log4j vulnerability (CVE-2021-44228)… Read More

Microsoft Defender for Business Brings Enterprise-Grade Endpoint Security to SMEs

by Dean Ellerby

On November 2nd 2021, Microsoft announced Microsoft Defender for Business. The announcement comes following a series of rebranding exercises into the “Microsoft Defender for” fold. What is Microsoft Defender for Business? Microsoft Defender for Business is a new endpoint security solution that will be available soon in preview. Defender for Business is designed to bring… Read More