The quiet evolution of phishing

In 2019, we saw phishing attacks reach new levels of creativity and sophistication. Read about the most notable phishing techniques we spotted in the past year.
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Improve cyber supply chain risk management with Microsoft Azure

To keep government agencies secure in the cloud, we must keep pace and stay ahead of cyber attackers by defending the cyber supply chain with Microsoft Azure.
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Microsoft Security—a Leader in 5 Gartner Magic Quadrants

Gartner has named Microsoft Security a Leader in five Magic Quadrants, which demonstrates balanced progress and effort in all execution and vision categories.
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Spear phishing campaigns—they’re sharper than you think

Spear phishing campaigns can be highly effective—but they aren’t foolproof. If you understand how they work, you can put measures in place to reduce their power.
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Insights from one year of tracking a polymorphic threat

We discovered the polymoprhic threat Dexphot in October 2018. In the months that followed, we closely tracked the threat as attackers upgraded the malware, targeted new processes, and worked around defensive measures. One year’s worth of intelligence helped us gain insight not only into the goals and motivations of Dexphot’s authors, but of cybercriminals in general.
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Going in-depth on the Windows 10 random number generation infrastructure

We are happy to release to the public The Windows 10 random number generation infrastructure white paper, which provides details about the Windows 10 pseudo-random number generator (PRNG) infrastructure, and lists the primary RNG APIs. The whitepaper also explains how the entropy system works, what the entropy sources are, and how initial seeding works.
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Rethinking cyber learning—consider gamification

Gamified cybersecurity solutions offer immense promise by giving users practical, hands-on opportunities to learn by doing. Microsoft and Circadence are partnering to deliver Azure-hosted cyber range learning solutions for beginners up to advanced SecOps pros. Gamification is an increasingly important way for enterprises to attract tomorrow’s cyber pro talent and create tailored learning and more defined career paths and progression.
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Changing security incident response by utilizing the power of the cloud—DART tools, techniques, and procedures: part 1

A series on DART’s tools, techniques, and procedures for investigating cybersecurity incidents at their customer organizations. Part 1 introduces the team and gives a brief overview of the tools that DART utilizes.
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