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Eric Brophy

Azure AD Password Protection & Smart Lockout Now in Public Preview

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Azure AD Password Protection helps eliminate easily guessed passwords from the environment, which can dramatically lower the risk of being compromised by attackers. It also protects by preventing users from setting their passwords to common, weak and risky passwords and prevents bad actors from trying to brute force attack those accounts.

Many attackers know how users create passwords, and more often than not, businesses ldo not have a security policy in place around user created passwords. Therefore, Azure AD Password Protection would be beneficial for any business that wants to improve their network security and prevent data loss through user identity compromise.

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Ken Kruthaup

SQL Advanced Threat Protection | Securing Your SQL Database

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SQL Advanced Threat Protection (ATP) now offers DBAs (Database Administrators) the opportunity to discover and classify sensitive data, understand database vulnerabilitiesand detect abnormal activities that could indicate a threat to the database. Thereby providing a central go-to location for enabling and managing these security capabilities.

SQL Advanced Threat Protection provides...

a set of advanced SQL security capabilities, including Data Discovery & Classification, Vulnerability Assessment & Threat Detection.

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Eric Brophy

How Office 365 Advanced Threat Protection’s New Anti-Impersonation Features Help Defend Against Phishing Attacks

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Chances are high that you have been the target of several types of nefarious malware phishing campaigns in the past year. Throughout the second half of 2017 alone, Microsoft Office 365 Advanced Threat Protection (O365 ATP) mitigated a billion phishing emails. Because attacks are getting more complex and sophisticated, Microsoft continues to improve O365 ATP to help you defend your digital environment. Office 365 Advanced Threat Protection is just one of four different products from Microsoft with the Advanced Threat Protection branding attached. All work together to provide a layered approach to security. Learn in our article: Addressing Confusion Around Microsoft’s 3 Advanced Threat Protection Solutions.

O365 ATP continues to develop strong defenses against phishing attacks and the results show their effectiveness. O365 ATP has now achieved a malware catch rate greater than 99.9% and a 45 second average file detonation time (meaning that the time for emails to be deep scanned is less than a minute now).

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Alex Paul

ON-DEMAND WEBINAR | Microsoft Executive Security Briefing: How to Better Protect Your User Identities, Digital Assets & Data

ON-DEMAND WEBINAR | Microsoft Executive Security Briefing: How to Better Protect Your User Identities, Digital Assets & Data

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Is your company compliant & secure?

In the dangerous digital world of unpredictable threats, intelligent cybersecurity and compliancy with regulations like GDPR are critical. Microsoft offers multiple cybersecurity solutions in a wide variety of bundles, some that overlap with one another. Yet, navigating which ones that are right for your business can be an overwhelming task. Interlink is here to help!

Interlink teamed up with Microsoft for a special on-demand event that explains the layered cybersecurity options Microsoft offers. After watching the webinar, you’ll have a solid understanding of how to better protect your user identities, digital assets, and data using these solutions - many of which you may already own.

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Eric Brophy

3 Ways Microsoft’s Compliance Manager Helps Meet Regulatory and Data Protection Requirements

3 Ways Microsoft’s Compliance Manager Helps Meet Regulatory and Data Protection Requirements

How to meet the requirements of GDPR, HIPAA, ISO 27001, ISO 27018, NIST 800-53, NIST 800-171, and many others with Compliance Manager.

The need to meet the demands of various regulatory bodies seems to grow daily. This, plus any internal corporate edicts and the job of your company's compliance team, can seem overwhelming. According to a Thomson Reuters report, more than half of respondents said they spend over four hours a week tracking and analyzing regulatory developments and one out of four are devoting more than eight hours a week to compliance management.

Microsoft is aiming to ease your compliance burden with the release of Compliance Manager. Generally available for Azure, Dynamics 365, and Office 365 Business and Enterprise subscribers, Compliance Manager enables you to track, assign, and verify your organization’s regulatory compliance activities with respect to Microsoft cloud services.

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