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How to prevent and recover from an APT attack through a managed service provider

Threat actors are compromising their targeted victims through managed service providers (MSPs). These are the steps to take to minimize your exposure and to recover from these attacks if necessary.

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How to harden Windows 10 workstations and servers: Disable SMB v1

Early versions of Server Message Block are still present on many Windows networks and devices, leaving them open to attack. Here's how to detect and disable them.

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How to harden Windows workstations and servers from attack

Use these basic settings to make it harder for attackers to Windows hardware.

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How to defend Office 365 from spear-phishing attacks

A recent successful zero-day Flash attack began with a spear-phishing email. These Windows 10 and Office 365 settings could have prevented it.

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How to defend Office 365 from spear-phishing attacks

Configure Office 365 to detect email-delivered malware.

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Center for Internet Security releases Microsoft 365 benchmarks

Follow the guidance in this CIS document to configure Microsoft 365 security settings to the level that suits your organization.

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How to set up security in Office 365 to CIS recommendations

Following the Center for Internet Security’s benchmarks and checklists, here’s how to configure Microsoft Office 365 for the security level you need.

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How to enable audit logs in Microsoft Office 365

Audit logging of Office 365 mail reads makes forensics investigations of attacks much easier. Here's how to make sure it's enabled.

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How to enable and configure Office 365 logging and auditing

Make sure Microsoft Office 365 logging and auditing is set up properly so forensic data is available when needed.

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Wireless carriers still selling Americans’ real-time location data

Wireless carriers didn't keep their promises, as American's real-time location data is still being sold by third parties and shady folks.

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Best resources for setting up Microsoft Office 365 security

Office 365 presents admins with many choices and options. These information sources, online forums and script repositories can help you make the right decisions.

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How to find Windows security setup resources

Find security scripts, compliance and other Windows resources.

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How to set Microsoft Office 365 ATP policies to block malicious URLs

Windows Advanced Threat Protection allows admins to set link filters for email messages and attachments in Outlook.

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Preventing data leakage in Windows

Set data loss prevention policies in Windows 10 to prevent data leakage.

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Preventing malicious links in Windows

Set Office 365 Advanced Threat Protection policies to block known malicious URL addresses.

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How to set up multi-factor authentication in Microsoft Office 365

Follow these steps to enable multi-factor authentication in Office 365 for more secure log-ins.

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Top 10 worst password FAILS of 2018

The worst password offenders this year have been revealed. Top on the list: Kanye West's on-TV reveal of his iPhone password of 000000.

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How to stop malicious email forwarding in Outlook

Microsoft Office 365 administrators can use these settings to find and delete hidden rules attackers use to intercept Outlook email messages.

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