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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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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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How to set up data loss prevention rules in Microsoft Office 365

Most data leakage occurs via emai. Set Office 365 DLP policies to stop sensitive data from leaving your organization.

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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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How to set up multifactor authentication for Office 365 users

Requiring MFA for some or all Microsoft Office 365 users will better protect your network and email system from attacks.

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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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R tip: Addins and keyboard shortcuts

Discover an easy way to use key-value pairs in R

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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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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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Avoid malicious Outlook email forwarding

Set up Office 365 to defend against hackers who use hidden Outlook rules to forward emails.

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How to use Windows Delivery Optimization

Allow devices to share and distribute updates across a network without having to rely on Windows Software Update Services.

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How to use Windows Update Delivery Optimization to distribute updates across your network

These are the Delivery Optimization settings you need to know to deliver feature and security updates without using Windows Software Update Services.

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R tip: Quick lookup tables with named vectors

Learn an easy method to use key-value pairs in R

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How to script Windows 10 security update installs

You can download Microsoft Windows updates for later deployment across your network. Here's how you script the process.

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How to script a security feature update with Windows 10

Learn how to create a script that will install security and other feature updates at a specific time

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How to take control of Windows 10 security update settings

It's often wise to defer Windows 10 or Server 2019 security updates to let the glitches shake out. Here are the settings needed to make that happen.

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How to manually delay Windows updates

Windows 10 update settings are varied and at times confusing. Here is an exact list of the settings that control when updates will automatically run.

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