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How to disable SSL v2 and SSL v3 on the client via Group Policy

This article will show you how to disabled SSL v2 and SSL v3 on browsers on the client using Group Policy.  SSL v2 and SSL v3 protocols for a long time has been considered to be broken protocols thanks to the many vulnerabilities found in these protocols like BEAST and POODLE to name but a few. While all newer browsers…

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Using Edge in the Enterprise – Ignite Australia 2017

This is a video of the Using Edge in the Enterprise session I did at Ignite Australia 2017. This session covers the recent improvements in Edge in Windows 10 and how the new Group Policy features can enabled it to be used in the Enterprise. I also cover some of the new features such as Favourite Synchronisation and Windows Defender Application Guard that…

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How to synchronise Internet Explorer Favourites with Edge

In the latest release of Windows 10 insider preview (Build 15002) there is a new policy setting added that allows you to sync the IE Favourites with Edge. This policy setting allow you as an IT administrator to not have to setup the browser favourites in multiple locations thus reducing duplication of effort. Previously you may have had Group Policy…

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Updated Group Policy Health Reporter

The post Updated Group Policy Health Reporter appeared first on SDM Software | Configuration Experts. Happy New Year Everyone! I hope everyone made it safely through the holidays. To start off 2017, we’ve been working to update some of our existing freeware tools. The first beneficiary of that work is our Group Policy Health Reporter utility, now at version 1.9…

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How to use Group Policy to configure the Taskbar in Windows 10

In release 1607 of Windows 10, Microsoft has now introduced a way to configured the Windows 10 taskbar using Group Policy. This feature allows Group Policy administrator to now add or replace the application that appear on the taskbar. This actually is the first time since Windows Vista that a Group Policy administrator has been able to configure the taskbar…

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Remote Server Admin Tool out now for Windows 10

Remote Server Admin Tool for Windows 10 is out now.

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Microsoft Releases ADMX Version History Spreadsheet

Microsoft has released a spreadsheet that tracks the changes between different releases of Group Policy ADMX files.

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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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