We could even talk about two-factor authentication in my opinion. The idea is, that whenever you logon from an untrusted PC, you will be asked to use a second factor (or step). In my case, which I show below, I use the Authenticator app on my phone, which is similar to an RSA SecureID.
How . . . → Read More: Microsoft Account: Enable Two-Step Verification
Over the course of the next 12 months, you will definitely hear us turning up the volume on Windows XP end of life. However, I really hope that you started your migration – if you have not already migration until today.
Trustworthy Computing just looked at the end of support through the lens of the . . . → Read More: The Countdown Begins: Support for Windows XP Ends on April 8, 2014
In one of my latest blogs Security in 2013 – the way forward? I mentioned that I have two slides showing the evolution of Windows in the light of the evolving threat landscape and the evolution of the Internet. I got some requests for this deck.
Therefore I posted it on my Downloads page. You . . . → Read More: Windows Security Evolution
I just needed to post this: There is a new blog on our Surface: http://blog.surface.com/b/surface/archive/2013/02/07/welcome-to-the-surface-blog.aspx
I am really, really, really looking forward to getting the Surface Pro here in Switzerland J
Related articles Surface Windows 8 Pro arrives 9 February Microsoft finally launches official Surface blog Embargoes lifted, reviews of the Surface Pro are in . . . → Read More: The New Surface Blog
Today is the day we launched Office 365 officially to the broad market. This is a real cool step forward you should look at:
Go to http://office.microsoft.com and give it a try. For only $8/year you get the ability to have it on up to 5 PCs or Macs (well, I guess you choose . . . → Read More: Try Office 365 Home Premium
A lot of customers are asking us about Direct Access and how you can implement it. Erez Ben Ari (a Senior Support Escalation Engineer at Microsoft) and Bala Natarajan (a Program Manager in our Windows division) wrote a book on that called Windows Server 2012 Unified Remote Access Planning and Deployment. This is the abstract:
. . . → Read More: New book on Direct Access
What a statement! The last time I was on a panel with Eugene Kaspersky, he told us that the world will end and the only way to prevent this from happening is a new really secure OS (and they have one…).
And now, I read such statement:
Microsoft products no longer feature among the Top . . . → Read More: Kaspersky Lab: Microsoft software products pretty darn secure
Our friends in France are currently working intensively on Test Lab Guides for Consumerization of IT. The next one was just released:
New Consumerization of IT Test Lab Guide: Hyper-V Windows 8 corporate virtual machine on personal computer”
This is the overview:
Thinking about Consumerization of IT (CoIT) necessarily leads to some security and management . . . → Read More: New Consumerization of IT Test Lab Guide: Hyper-V Windows 8 corporate virtual machine on personal computer”
As you know, protecting your information in the cloud is key. We just published a paper called Information Protection and Control (IPC) in Office 365 Preview with Windows Azure AD Rights Management. Here is the summary:
Due to increased regulation, the Consumerization of IT (CoIT) and the “Bring Your Own Device” (BYOD), the explosion of . . . → Read More: Paper: Information Protection and Control (IPC) in Office 365 Preview with Windows Azure AD Rights Management
I am a huge fan of DirectAccess – especially as a user. This means mainly, that I love it as a user as I do not have to care anymore about where I am connected – my notebook immediately connects to our Microsoft Corporation’s network. Ages ago, when we ran the pilot I was already . . . → Read More: Direct Access and Virtual Smartcard