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Sarah Bunt

ON-DEMAND WEBINAR | Running SQL in Azure – The Pros and the Cons

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Azure has multiple benefits that allow you to leverage SQL Server technology...

One benefit is that it is available across physical on-premises machines, private cloud environments, third-party hosted private cloud environments, and the public cloud. With so many different options, your organization may need guidance on choosing the best scenario for your needs.

In this on-demand webinar, Interlink Cloud Advisors walks you through the different options of running SQL in Azure or a hybrid solution. We also show you how to choose the best options in different scenarios including high availability, scalability, and platform.

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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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Mike Wilson

Addressing Confusion Around Microsoft’s 4 Advanced Threat Protection Solutions

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You may have noticed that there are currently four Microsoft products with “Advanced Threat Protection” in their name:

  1. Azure Advanced Threat Protection
  2. Office 365 Advanced Threat Protection
  3. Windows Defender Advanced Threat Protection
  4. SQL Advanced Threat Protection

While each of these solutions offers value to its users, there’s been some confusion around the similar naming of these products. Let’s clear up confusion by taking a closer look at each of these products and their features, benefits, and intended use cases.

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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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