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Securing Credentials for Privileged Access

  Hello, Paul Bergson back again. I have been on the road a bit more than normal doing security training/POC deliveries (POP-SLAM *1) for our customers related to Pass-the-Hash and credential protection. I have noticed an alarming trend in how credential protection is thought to resolve a customer’s credentials from being compromised. Enterprises that are investing in vaulting software, and…

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Windows Update for Business Group Policy Changes for Windows 10 1607

If you have deployed Windows 10 to your organisation then you might be familiar with the new Group Policy setting that allowed you to defer the upgrade of Windows 10. These policy setting also know as “Windows Update for Business” allows you to delay by up to 8 months the OS upgrade that Microsoft delivers to you via Windows Update (see below)….

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Windows 10 1607 Group Policy Spreadsheet

Micorosft has continued their rapid pace of releaseing new version of Windows 10 and has now released a the 1607 Anniversary update. As with any new major release of Windows there is of course an updated and new Group Policy settings. Therefore the Group Policy team have now released an update Group Policy setting spreadsheet that is an excellent reference to…

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Security Compliance Manager 4.0 now available for download!

The Security Compliance Manager (SCM) is a free tool from Microsoft that enables you to quickly configure, and manage the computers in your environment using Group Policy and Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager. This version of SCM supports Windows 10, and Windows Server 2016. You can easily configure computers running Windows 10 and Windows Server 2016 based on Microsoft Recommended…

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Security Compliance Manager 4.0 now available for download!

The Security Compliance Manager (SCM) is a free tool from Microsoft that enables you to quickly configure, and manage the computers in your environment using Group Policy and Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager. This version of SCM supports Windows 10, and Windows Server 2016. You can easily configure computers running Windows 10 and Windows Server 2016 based on Microsoft Recommended…

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Remote Server Administration Tools (RSAT) for Windows operating systems

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More Microsoft Guidance on MS16-072

So Microsoft PFE team have just released a blog called “Who broke my user GPO?” which is rather ironically title as the answer was “Microsoft did”. But anyhow, this new post has a detail description of the problem and what can be done to fix the issues and what to do if you have AGPM deployed in your environment.. It…

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Official Microsoft Guidance for MS16-072 Breaking Security Patch

Microsft has just published a post about the MS16-072 hotfix that was release this month. Needless to say there has been a lot of organisation caught off guard by this change wanting to know how to fix the problem. However what is also more confusing is there are actaully two different ways to fix this problem. You can either add…

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