Yesterday, Microsoft announced the first Update for ATA that is rolling through Windows Update. You can find the KB details here Symptoms After you run Microsoft Advanced Threat Analytics (ATA) v1.6 for several weeks, the ATA console may display many unexpected suspicious activities of type “Suspicion of identity theft based on abnormal behavior”. If notification […]

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This morning, I went to logon to my Azure AD MyApps portal for a demo and was greeting with a prompt for a new preview experience! The normal link redirects to: https://account.activedirectory.windowsazure.com/applications/default.aspx You can see that the preview link now shows: https://account.activedirectory.windowsazure.com/r/#/applications Let’s have a look! Loving the interface and responsive design and search under […]

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Last week, Microsoft announced the latest update to Advanced Threat Analytics (ATA) to version 1.6. This adds some notable enhancements, such as: New detections such as Pass-The-Hash and Bruteforce based on unusual protocol behavior Elevation of privileges Reconnaissance via Net Session enumeration Compromised credentials via malicious DPAPI Request Compromised credentials via malicious Replication Requests New […]

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Seems Microsoft is on a security tirade lately! Probably has nothing to do with the RSA Conference 🙂 Last week Microsoft made some MAJOR security enhancement announcements, feel free to read many of them below. http://blogs.microsoft.com/blog/2016/02/25/enterprise-security-for-our-mobile-first-cloud-first-world-2/ http://techcrunch.com/2016/02/25/microsoft-begins-to-make-advances-on-nadellas-broad-security-vision/ https://blogs.office.com/2016/02/25/new-security-management-and-transparency-capabilities-coming-to-office-365 https://blogs.technet.microsoft.com/systemcenter/2016/02/25/new-security-capabilities-in-operations-management-suite/ https://blogs.technet.microsoft.com/ad/2016/02/24/identity-and-security-innovations-for-your-enterprise/ https://azure.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/azure-security-center-adds-new-partners-detections-and-more/ http://blog.fortinet.com/post/microsoft-azure-security-center-fortinet-scaling-security-securing-the-cloud Today, they announced the public preview of Azure AD IDP. To access the […]

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