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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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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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