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Disaster Recovery and the SolarWinds Exploit

by Michael Otey

One of the biggest malware attacks in recent history was the SolarWinds exploit where malware was spread through SolarWinds’ software update process to thousands of government and private sector customers. SolarWinds is a well-known provider of IT management products and their Orion infrastructure monitoring and management platform was the product that was attacked. Automatic updates… Read More

GET-IT Azure DevOps is Happening Right Now

by Brad Sams

Petri’s GET-IT: Azure DevOps 1-Day virtual conference is a day of free learning dedicated to deep technical content aimed at IT Pros and Developers who are looking to enhance their knowledge and skills for developing, deploying, managing, and scaling their operations. Throughout the day you will hear from Microsoft MVPs and industry experts about how to get… Read More

Azure AD Premium Licenses Needed to Manage SharePoint Sites with Sensitivity Labels

by Tony Redmond

Very Useful Sensitivity Labels Microsoft has steadily been building out the ability of sensitivity labels to manage different aspects of containers (teams, groups, and sites), with the ability to control the external sharing capability for SharePoint Online team sites the latest addition (Figure 1). Image 1 Expand Figure 1: Defining external sharing capability in a sensitivity… Read More

Paul Thurrott’s Short Takes: December 4

by Paul Thurrott

Because it’s the most wonderful time of a less than wonderful year, this edition of Short Takes looks at Microsoft’s 2020 holiday commercial, Salesforce wastes $27.7 billion, Microsoft’s controversy of the week, 1100 new Teams features, yet another way to update Windows 10, and so much more.