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Managing security in hybrid Windows 11 and Windows 10 environments

The transition to Windows 11 from Windows 10 gives organizations the opportunity to review and optimize security tools, settings and policies.

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Microsoft touts first PCs to ship natively with secure Pluton chip

Along with thwarting malware, the Pluton chip handles BitLocker, Windows Hello, and System Guard and might help prevent physical insider attacks. The technology is also being used in Azure Sphere in the cloud.

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The 7 best password managers for business

A password manager stores a user’s passwords and logins for various sites and apps and generates new, strong passwords, making it a valuable tool for implementing strong passwords in your business.

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PrintNightmare vulnerability explained: Exploits, patches, and workarounds

Public exploits are available for a remote code execution vulnerability in the Windows Print Spooler that could allow attackers to take full control of systems. The vulnerability affects all editions of Windows and organizations are...

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Best new Windows 10 security features: Improvements to Intune, Windows Defender Application Guard

Here's what you need to know about each security update to Windows 10 as they roll out from Microsoft. Now updated for the 21H1 feature release.

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The .NET patch failure that wasn’t

This month’s patch updates from Microsoft have caused few problems, and though there were some issues related to .NET, even those have been scattered.

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Windows 10 security: Are you on the right version?

If you're running an older version of Windows 10, It's time to review security enhancements that later versions offer to see if you need to update.

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Alien malware a rising threat to mobile banking users

The Alien malware has quickly become a popular choice for cybercriminals to commit bank fraud. Here's why.

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Microsoft Office the most targeted platform to carry out attacks

The number of attacks carried out using the popular suite has increased in the past two years as browsers become harder targets. Office files are now more popular than PDFs to deliver malware.

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Amid the pandemic, using trust to fight shadow IT

With most workers scattered at home and trying to come up with their own ad-hoc IT workarounds, there’s an easy way for IT shops to build trust: communicate.

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9 tips to detect and prevent web shell attacks on Windows networks

Attackers often use web shells to mimic legitimate files and compromise web servers. These best practices will lower your risk.

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How to check your Windows network for vulnerabilities

If you've made significant changes to your network to support remote workers, it's time to review what you've done to make sure everything is locked down.

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How to lock down Remote Desktop Protocol servers

Make sure you've made all the proper settings to secure remote desktop protocol (RDP) to best protect your Windows network when supporting remote workers.

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Microsoft Threat Protection: What security and IT admins need to know

Microsoft Threat Protection can protect Windows systems and Office 365 users on many levels, but licensing requirements can be confusing.

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Securing Windows and Office in a time of COVID-19: update policies, remote options

Delayed updates and a rush to support remote workers have forced IT and security teams to scramble. This information and advice will help them better deal with the crisis.

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Best Android antivirus? The top 8 tools

There are plenty of antivirus tools for Android. Here's how the top 8 measure up in protection, usability and features.

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8 steps to being (almost) completely anonymous online

The universe may believe in encryption, but it doesn't believe in anonymity. You're going to have to work for it.

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The 9 Windows Server security settings you need to get right

With all the improvements Microsoft has made in Windows and Windows Server, it’s time to evaluate whether your security settings are as effective as they could be.

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