Navigating NIS2 requirements with Microsoft Security solutions

Navigating NIS2 requirements with Microsoft Security solutions

The Network and Information Security Directive 2 (NIS2) is a continuation and expansion of the previous European Union (EU) cybersecurity directive introduced back in 2016. With NIS2, the EU expands the original baseline of cybersecurity risk management measures and reporting obligations to include more sectors and critical organizations. The purpose of establishing a baseline of … Read more

Staying ahead of threat actors in the age of AI

Staying ahead of threat actors in the age of AI

Over the last year, the speed, scale, and sophistication of attacks has increased alongside the rapid development and adoption of AI. Defenders are only beginning to recognize and apply the power of generative AI to shift the cybersecurity balance in their favor and keep ahead of adversaries. At the same time, it is also important … Read more

Microsoft Copilot for Security provides immediate impact for the Microsoft Defender Experts team

Microsoft Copilot for Security provides immediate impact for the Microsoft Defender Experts team

Organizations everywhere are on a lightning-fast learning trajectory to understand the potential of generative AI and its implications for their security, their workforce, and the industry at large. AI is quickly becoming a force multiplier—presenting significant opportunities for security teams to increase productivity, save time, upskill resources, and more. News and information about “the age … Read more

Microsoft Entra Verified ID introduces Face Check in preview

Microsoft Entra Verified ID introduces Face Check in preview

Today, I’m thrilled to announce the expansion of Microsoft Entra Verified ID to include Face Check—a privacy-respecting facial matching feature for high-assurance verifications, which is now in preview. Watch the video to learn more and read on for how you can get started today. Try Face Check for yourself. Verified ID: Verify once, use everywhere In … Read more

Connect with Microsoft at these cybersecurity events in 2024

Connect with Microsoft at these cybersecurity events in 2024

In the cybersecurity industry, there are many events to choose from. You as a cybersecurity professional are left wondering which events are worth your time. Each year, Microsoft hosts and participates in numerous events focused on equipping security professionals of all levels with the knowledge, skills, and tools you need to elevate your cybersecurity approach … Read more

3 new ways the Microsoft Intune Suite offers security, simplification, and savings

3 new ways the Microsoft Intune Suite offers security, simplification, and savings

The power of endpoint management Learn how to empower your workforce  Today, we are taking a significant step in completing the delivery of functionality we promised when we first unveiled the vision for the Microsoft Intune Suite.1 We are launching three new solutions: Microsoft Intune Enterprise Application Management, Microsoft Intune Advanced Analytics, and Microsoft Cloud … Read more

Join us at InfoSec Jupyterthon 2024

Join us at InfoSec Jupyterthon 2024

Jupyter notebooks are continuing to grow in popularity in information security as an alternative or supplement to mainstream security operations center (SOC) tools. Notebooks can be used interactively for threat detection and response, or as automated tasks in a larger pipeline. Their flexibility and ability to combine code, data analysis, and visualization in a single, … Read more

Midnight Blizzard: Guidance for responders on nation-state attack

Midnight Blizzard: Guidance for responders on nation-state attack

The Microsoft security team detected a nation-state attack on our corporate systems on January 12, 2024, and immediately activated our response process to investigate, disrupt malicious activity, mitigate the attack, and deny the threat actor further access. The Microsoft Threat Intelligence investigation identified the threat actor as Midnight Blizzard, the Russian state-sponsored actor also known … Read more

How Datawiza uses Microsoft Entra ID to help universities simplify access

How Datawiza uses Microsoft Entra ID to help universities simplify access

This blog post is part of the Microsoft Intelligent Security Association guest blog series. Learn more about MISA.  In a scenario familiar to many universities worldwide, Claremont Graduate University (CGU), a renowned research university located in Southern California, was struggling with how to bring Oracle PeopleSoft Campus Solutions into its Microsoft 365 and Microsoft Entra ID (formerly … Read more

Microsoft at Legalweek: Secure data and gain efficiencies with Microsoft Purview eDiscovery enhanced by generative AI

Microsoft at Legalweek: Secure data and gain efficiencies with Microsoft Purview eDiscovery enhanced by generative AI

The legal profession is known for being cautious or hesitant to adopt new technologies. However, when it comes to AI, it seems like legal professionals are ready to be on the leading edge of AI implementation. A Thomson Reuters survey of legal professionals found that 82% agree that AI can be useful in legal work … Read more