The CISO Perspective: Putting lessons from WannaCrypt into practice to avoid future threats

Last month, customers and companies around the world were impacted by the WannaCrypt ransomware attack. Even those not impacted are assessing their risk and taking steps to help prevent such attacks. For everyone, including Microsoft, the attack is a stark reminder of the need for continued focus on security and proven operational techniques. So, after many conversations with my peers in the industry about the attacks in recent weeks and … Read more »

Microsoft Releases New Mitigation Guidance for Active Directory

Today’s senior executives rely on information technology organizations to help their business execute on strategies and improve their operations. As the bedrock for the corporate directory and identity, the Active Directory plays a critical role in this IT environment, by providing access control for servers and applications.  At the same time, the threat of compromise to IT infrastructures from external attacks is rapidly growing and evolving in both scope and … Read more »