Microsoft works with healthcare organizations to protect from popular ransomware during COVID-19 crisis: Here’s what to do

Microsoft identified several dozens of hospitals with vulnerable gateway and VPN appliances. We sent these hospitals a first-of-its-kind notification with important info about the vulnerabilities, how attackers can take advantage of them, and a strong recommendation to apply security updates.
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Making it easier for your remote workforce to securely access all the apps they need, from anywhere

Ensure your remote workforce has secure access to all the apps they need: SaaS, cloud-hosted, on-premises, and legacy.
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Alternative ways for security professionals and IT to achieve modern security controls in today’s unique remote work scenarios

Increased remote work has many organizations rethinking network and security strategies. In this post we share guidance on how to manage security in this changing environment.
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Defending the power grid against supply chain attacks—Part 2: Securing hardware and software

The hardware and software companies who supply utilities must implement better security of their build and update environment to reduce the risk of an attack on critical infrastructure.
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Latest Astaroth living-off-the-land attacks are even more invisible but not less observable

Astaroth is back sporting significant changes. The updated attack chain maintains Astaroth’s complex, multi-component nature and continues its pattern of detection evasion.
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Protecting against coronavirus themed phishing attacks

Customers are asking us what Microsoft is doing to help protect them from phishing and cyberattacks, and what they can do to better protect themselves. We thought now would be a good time to share some best practices and useful information.
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Welcoming more women into cybersecurity: the power of mentorships

I’ve long been a proponent to challenging traditional schools of thought—traditional cyber-norms—and encouraging our industry to get outside its comfort zones.
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Forrester names Microsoft a Leader in 2020 Enterprise Detection and Response Wave

I’m proud to announce that Microsoft is positioned as a Leader in The Forrester Wave™: Enterprise Detection and Response, Q1 2020.
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