Martijn Lammerts
My own digital place with a little of everything

Attack uses malicious InPage document and outdated VLC media player to give attackers backdoor access to targets

Our analysis of a targeted attack that used a language-specific word processor shows why its important to understand and protect against small-scale and localized attacks as well as broad-scale malware campaigns. The attack exploited a vulnerability in InPage, a word processor software for specific languages like Urdu, Persian, Pashto, and Arabic. More than 75% of

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CISO series: Build in security from the ground up with Azure enterprise

Shawn Anderson, a former CISO, now meets with CISOs every other week to answer their questions on moving to the cloud and where to start. Today, Shawn shows you how you can use the Azure enterprise scaffold to migrate to the cloudeven in a hybrid-cloud environment.

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How to share content easily and securely

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 enable your users to easily and securely share files.

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Windows Defender Antivirus can now run in a sandbox

Windows Defender Antivirus has hit a new milestone: the built-in antivirus capabilities in Windows can now run within a sandbox. With this new development, Windows Defender Antivirus becomes the first complete antivirus solution to have this capability and continues to lead the industry in raising the bar for security. Putting Windows Defender Antivirus in a

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CISO series: Partnering with the C-Suite on cybersecurity

In my last blog, we looked at five communication techniques that can help engage business managers in the work of cybersecurity. This week, well look at how to use those techniques to bring the C-Suite into the conversation.

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Top 10 security steps in Microsoft 365 that political campaigns can take today

With the U.S. midterm elections rapidly approaching, campaigns must be vigilant in protecting against cyberattacks to their online collaboration tools, including email. Microsoft has compiled a list of 10 high-impact, easy-to-implement security settings that any campaign or election organization should consider for increased security in Microsoft 365.

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Take steps to secure your business and users with our security business assessment

The Microsoft Security Assessment can help you discover where you are vulnerable and provide personalized recommendations to improve your security posture.

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