Growing Threats Microsoft’s 23rd volume of its annual Security Intelligence Report is now available for download. The report’s conclusions are based on the analysis of threat trends over the past year in both on-premise and cloud services, drawing from hundreds of thousands of attacks on over a billion devices. The release announcement highlights several prominent attack types. Malware propagating through massive botnets continues to infect millions of devices and IP addresses worldwide. [...]
Tackling Security from Another Angle If you’ve ever wanted to throw digital darts at your end users in the name of good security, the time is now. Now in public preview, the Attack Simulator for Office 365 Threat Intelligence is designed to be a more direct tool for threat prevention. As the name implies, the Attack Simulator is an add-on [...]
How to Hybrid In some far-off future, we might all live in the cloud. But keeping one foot on the ground—so to speak—is going to be the most practical and possible solution for most enterprises for some time to come. This hybrid concept is nothing new, but adoption continues to grow enormously everywhere. In an authoritative article for Petri, Michael Otey lays out some of the major benefits and [...]
Microsoft Office 365’s Secure Score tool analyzes your Office 365 security profile, generating a cumulative score reflecting the strength of your security. But while the score itself is a useful metric, the tool is limited in the remediation of large numbers of users in an enterprise setting.