|Spring is here, and so is March's Security Newsletter!|
I spoke at the
Cloud Security Alliance Summit held in San Francisco a few weeks ago and had the opportunity to participate in a panel discussion on cloud security, and to discuss lessons learned from a cloud services provider’s point of view. The panel was moderated by Robert Herjavec, CEO of the Herjavec Group and star of ABC's Shark Tank. Robert was a gracious and fun moderator to work with; I survived the panel without a shark bite!
The next day, Brad Smith, Microsoft President and Chief Legal Officer, delivered a keynote at the RSA Conference on "
Trust in the Cloud in Tumultuous Times". There were several
Microsoft sessionsthroughout the week at the conference, including
SaaS Attacks Happen: How Cloud Scale Changes the Security Game and Mark Russinovich’s
Machine Learning and the Cloud: Disrupting Threat Detection and Prevention.
The theme of this month’s newsletter is enterprise mobility – a topic that I know so many CIOs and CISOs are interested in. Brad Anderson, Corporate Vice President, Enterprise and Client Mobility has been blogging a lot on this topic and I always learn something from him. I recommend checking out his
In the Cloud blog and the resources featured in this month’s newsletter for tips on security, mobile device management, and more.
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Director, Security, Microsoft
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Progress Report: Enterprise Security for Our Mobile-First, Cloud-First World|
Learn about new Microsoft security capabilities, products and features designed to help our customers accelerate the adoption of a more holistic security posture that helps protect, detect and respond to modern security threats.
Microsoft Bounty Programs Announce Expansion – Bounty for Microsoft OneDrive|
Microsoft OneDrive has now been added to the Microsoft Online Services Bug Bounty Program. The bounty program enables individuals across the globe to earn a bounty on submitted vulnerabilities for participating services and products provided by Microsoft. Learn more about this opportunity.
New Secure Development at Microsoft Blog|
Check out this new developer-focused security blog for information about new security tools, services, open source projects, and best development practices. Blog posts will be written by Microsoft engineers to give you the right level of technical depth you need to integrate security assurance into your projects right away.
The Trusted Cloud: What Do Privacy and Control Really Mean?|
The cloud is a powerful game-changer for businesses all over the world, but with that power comes great responsibility. Managing the volume, variety, and disparate sources of data generated through mobile devices and other activities is a global challenge for your enterprise. Explore Microsoft’s Trusted Cloud principles.
Microsoft Enterprise Mobility Suite 30-Day Trial|
Test drive Microsoft Enterprise Mobility Suite (EMS) free for 30 days. Your free trial will include Azure Active Directory Premium, Microsoft Intune, and Azure Rights Management.
Windows 10 Mobile Security Guide
Get a detailed description of the most important security features in the Windows 10 Mobile operating system—identity access and control, data protection, malware resistance, and app platform security. Looking for more information? Learn about
settings and quick actions that can be locked down in Windows 10 Mobile then learn how to
configure Windows 10 Mobile using Lockdown XML or
manage identity verification using Microsoft Passport. For details on how to deploy, configure, maintain, and support phones and small tablets running Windows 10 Mobile, see
Windows 10 Mobile and mobile device management.
Mobile Device Management Design Considerations Guide
Learn how to understand your MDM design requirements and find steps and tasks that you can follow to design a MDM solution that best fits the business and technology needs for your organization.
Protect Data and Devices with Microsoft Intune
Find a quick overview of common user scenarios that might present a danger to your network and data, then move on to detailed guidance on how you can protect against them using Microsoft Intune.
What Is Azure RemoteApp?
Azure RemoteApp helps you provide secure, remote access to applications from many different user devices. Explore real world scenarios, best practices, and tips on how to create either a cloud or hybrid collection of Azure RemoteApp.
Microsoft EMS Resources
Find how-to sessions to help you leverage enterprise mobility technologies and read real use cases to help you plan and build enterprise mobility into your infrastructure.
Microsoft Advanced Threat Analytics
Microsoft Advanced Threat Analytics (ATA) helps you identify breaches and threats using behavioral analysis and provides a clear, actionable report on a simple attack timeline. Find out how it works and what threats it looks for, and get
answers to common questions. Want to deploy ATA in your organization? Read the
deployment guide and
operations guide for step-by-step instructions.
|This Month's Security Bulletins|
March 2016 Security Bulletins
March 2016 Security Bulletin Resources:
|Security Events and Training|
Can’t Miss! Microsoft Virtual Security Summit|
March 29, 2016 – 9:00AM Pacific Time
With the threat of cyberattacks against corporations, government agencies and nonprofits looming, it’s imperative to understand how cybercriminals have evolved and learn best practices to keep your organization safe. Join us to hear from leading security experts who can equip you with the tools and knowledge necessary to protect your organization. Reserve your spot now!
Enterprise Mobility Suite: Beyond "Bring Your Own Device"
Get an in-depth look at supporting services and infrastructure to further implement, manage, and protect your technology assets through on-premises and user-owned technologies and devices.
Anatomy of a Breach: How Hackers Break In
Do you know how a security breach actually happens? How hackers get a foothold, and what they do once they’re in? Watch this webinar for information to learn about common ways hackers get into your network, how hackers set up and manage long-term attacks, and the steps you can take to prevent an attack.
TechNet Virtual Conference: Security and Patching Vulnerabilities
Get the latest insights and guidance on patching vulnerabilities with this on demand session from Tim Rains.
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