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TechNet Magazine: September 2013

Secure new platforms Editor’s note: Secure new platforms

By  Lafe Low

Besides contending with an evolving cast of new viruses, malware, and other threats, you have to secure new platforms and new technologies. And old security techniques and tactics won’t work as well on newer technologies such as mobile devices, cloud computing and virtual infrastructure.

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Windows 7: Manage disks and file systems

Windows 7: Manage disks and file systems
By Jorge Orchilles
You can configure and reconfigure disks, files, partitions and volumes to suit your specific needs.

 

Active Directory: Protect your Active Directory data

Active Directory: Protect your Active Directory data
By Darren Mar-Elia
There are a number of tactics for ensuring only the right people have access to the right data within your Active Directory infrastructure.

 

Security: Don’t forget the basics

Security: Don’t forget the basics
By John Vacca
While much of the focus—and much of the funding—goes to advanced security technologies, it pays to not overlook the fundamentals.

 

Cloud Computing: Challenges in cloud configuration

Cloud Computing: Challenges in cloud configuration
By Dan Marinescu
The selection, configuration and performance of your cloud-based applications will have a massive impact on performance.

 

Windows 8: File History explained

Windows 8: File History explained
By Bohdan Raciborski
File History is a new automated system for continuously protecting your personal files stored in several key locations.

 

Identity Management: Use two-factor authentication to mitigate fraudWindows Azure: Authenticate Windows Azure with ADFS

Identity Management: Use two-factor authentication to mitigate fraud
By Tom Jones, and Dan Griffin
You can—and should—use two-factor authentication with mobile and desktop devices.

 

 

Windows 8: Painless printing

Windows 8: Painless printing
By Adrian Lannin
There’s an entirely new printer support architecture built in to Windows 8 that will improve support both now and in the future.

 

SharePoint: Secure SharePoint content

SharePoint: Secure SharePoint content
By Dan Sullivan
Keeping the content stored within your SharePoint storage resources secure might be more complicated than you thought.

 


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Windows Confidential:
Respect the brand

By Raymond Chen

The Windows 95 10K Program goes on tour to promote Windows 95 (and silences an annoying IT guy).