Martijn Lammerts
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Delivering security innovation that puts Microsoft’s experience to work for you

24 September 2018

Cybersecurity is the central challenge of our digital age. Without it, everything from our personal email accounts and privacy to the way we do business, and all types of critical infrastructure, are under threat. As attackers evolve, staying ahead of these threats is getting harder. Microsoft can help. We focus on three areas: running security operations that work for you, building enterprise-class technology, and driving partnerships for a heterogeneous world. We can tip the scales in favor of the good guys and make the world a safer place.

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Office VBA + AMSI: Parting the veil on malicious macros

12 September 2018

As part of our continued efforts to tackle entire classes of threats, Office 365 client applications now integrate with Antimalware Scan Interface (AMSI), enabling antivirus and other security solutions to scan macros and other scripts at runtime to check for malicious behavior. Macro-based threats have always been a prevalent entry point for malware, but we

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Small businesses targeted by highly localized Ursnif campaign

6 September 2018
Cyber thieves are continuously looking for new ways to get people to click on a bad link, open a malicious file, or install a poisoned update in order to steal valuable data. In the past, they cast as wide a net as possible to increase the pool of potential victims. But attacks that create a

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Protecting user identities

4 September 2018
This is a blog series that responds to common questions we receive from customers about deployment of Microsoft 365 security solutions. In this series youll find context, answers, and guidance for deployment and driving adoption within your organization. In this blog, we explain how Microsoft 365 security solutions help you protect your users and their identities.
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Partnering with the industry to minimize false positives

16 August 2018
Every day, antivirus capabilities in Windows Defender Advanced Threat Protection (Windows Defender ATP) protect millions of customers from threats. To effectively scale protection, Windows Defender ATP uses intelligent systems that combine multiple layers of machine learning models, behavior-based detection algorithms, generics, and heuristics that make a verdict on suspicious files, most of the time in

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