Ransom from Home – How to close the cyber front door to remote working ransomware attacks

Coronavirus has caused a major shift to our working patterns. In many cases these will long outlast the pandemic. But working from home has its own risks. One is that you may invite ransomware attacks from a new breed of cyber-criminal who has previously confined his efforts to directly targeting the corporate network. Why? Because…
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3 ways Microsoft 365 can help you reduce helpdesk costs

Microsoft 365 Security is an integrated solution that helps you strengthen security, enhance productivity, and reduce costs.
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Stopping Active Directory attacks and other post-exploitation behavior with AMSI and machine learning

Microsoft Defender ATP leverages AMSI’s visibility into scripts and harnesses the power of machine learning to detect and stop post-exploitation activities that largely rely on scripts.
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Microsoft and Corrata integrate to extend cloud app security to mobile endpoints

Corrata’s Microsoft Cloud App Security integration addresses risk mitigation through endpoint-based discovery and control for cloud apps.
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Seeing the big picture: Deep learning-based fusion of behavior signals for threat detection

Learn how we’re using deep learning to build a powerful, high-precision classification model for long sequences of wide-ranging signals occurring at different times.
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UEFI scanner brings Microsoft Defender ATP protection to a new level

The UEFI scanner is a new component of the built-in antivirus solution on Windows 10 and gives Microsoft Defender ATP the ability to scan inside of the firmware filesystem and perform security assessment.
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Exploiting a crisis: How cybercriminals behaved during the outbreak

Cybercriminals adapted their tactics to match what was going on in the world, and what we saw in the threat environment was parallel to the uptick in COVID-19 headlines and the desire for more information.
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The science behind Microsoft Threat Protection: Attack modeling for finding and stopping evasive ransomware

Microsoft Threat Protection uses a data-driven approach for identifying lateral movement, combining industry-leading optics, expertise, and data science to deliver automated discovery of some of the most critical threats today.
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