Implementing the Top 4 Defense Strategies

The Australian Defense Signals Directorate maintains a list of the Top 35 Mitigation Strategies against targeted intrusions. This is just a reference to the top strategies: Patch Applications Patch the Operating System Minimize the use of local admin Application whitelisting … Looking at these 35 strategies, the DSD claims that While no single strategy can…

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IMPORTANT: IE Vulnerability: Out of Band Release Scheduled for Tomorrow

Just as a short notice: We just started to communicate that we will release a security update for the Internet Explorer vulnerability. At the moment, the update is schedule to be released approx 10:00 am PST (19:00 CET) tomorrow. Have a look at the Advanced Notification which you can find here: http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/bulletin/ms08-dec.mspx Please start immediately…

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Information Security Management System for Microsoft Cloud Infrastructure

Just a quick one. Our Global Foundation Services organization (the ones who run our datacenters) just published a new whitepaper: Information Security Management System for Microsoft Cloud Infrastructure This paper describes the Information Security Management System program for Microsoft’s Cloud Infrastructure, as well as some of the processes and benefits realized from operating this model.…

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