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Microsoft Adds Trend Micro Security to Windows Server 2012

Microsoft Adds Trend Micro Security to Windows Server 2012 | IT Security | Scoop.it
Trend Micro and Microsoft have integrated the security vendor’s Worry-Free Business Security solution into the dashboard of Windows Server 2012 Essentials.
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20+ best FREE security tools

20+ best FREE security tools | IT Security | Scoop.it
We asked information and network security pros to name the best free software tools for their daily work. Here are 21 standouts to improve your defenses - without breaking the bank.
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Definitely worth a look ...

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Microsoft kicks off 2013 with 12 Patch Tuesday security fixes

Microsoft kicks off 2013 with 12 Patch Tuesday security fixes | IT Security | Scoop.it
Microsoft's first security fixes of 2013 will address 12 vulnerabilities and be available for download next Tuesday.
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Top 7 end-user security priorities for 2013

Top 7 end-user security priorities for 2013 | IT Security | Scoop.it
As employees use more consumergrade applications and access more corporate data from unmanaged mobile devices, the network perimeter continues to disappear along with ITs ability to enforce appropriate security controls.
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Nothing really new here, but a helpful reminder ...

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Using the Past to Predict the Future: Top 5 Threat Predictions for 2013

Using the Past to Predict the Future: Top 5 Threat Predictions for 2013 | IT Security | Scoop.it

Tim Rains (Microsoft) shares his thoughts on the top five trends that he predicts we’ll see in the coming year based on current observations of the threat landscape.

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Bottom line: don't lower your guard ...

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Internet Explorer flaw allows websites to track your mouse cursor, even when you aren’t browsing

Internet Explorer flaw allows websites to track your mouse cursor, even when you aren’t browsing | IT Security | Scoop.it
A new Internet Explorer vulnerability has been discovered that allows an attacker to track your mouse cursor anywhere on the screen, even if the browser isn't being actively used.
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Time to fix that flaw Microsoft!

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Windows AutoRun malware spreading, experts warn

Windows AutoRun malware spreading, experts warn | IT Security | Scoop.it
Antivirus vendors are warning customers of a spreading malware that can infect computers through a well-known bug in the Windows AutoRun software used to automatically launch programs on a DVD or USB device.
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You should consider disabling AutoRun on all your Windows operating systems and restricting write permissions to file shares ...

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Exposing insider threats

Exposing insider threats | IT Security | Scoop.it

Exposing insider threats - for example, data theft, intellectual property loss, privacy breaches and financial fraud - can be the most challenging IT risks for an organisation to address.


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Who wants to beta-test FileAudit 4?

Who wants to beta-test FileAudit 4? | IT Security | Scoop.it

FileAudit 4 will allow IT Security pros to proactively track, audit, report and alert on all access to files and folders on Windows servers.

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Microsoft confirms hackers exploiting critical IE bug, promises patch

Microsoft confirms hackers exploiting critical IE bug, promises patch | IT Security | Scoop.it

Microsoft on Monday issued a security advisory that confirmed in-the-wild attacks are exploiting an unpatched bug in Internet Explorer. The software maker is working on a fix.

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4 Rogue IT Trends to Watch Out For

4 Rogue IT Trends to Watch Out For | IT Security | Scoop.it

Rogue IT is the unmanaged hardware and software that employees bring into their offices, connect to employers’ networks and use for professional productivity on personal time.


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Reporting on security with Microsoft Audit Collection Services

Reporting on security with Microsoft Audit Collection Services | IT Security | Scoop.it

John Joyner explains how the Microsoft Audit Collection Services can augment IDS or IPS systems to make sure security policies are being implemented as expected.

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Microsoft Attack Surface Analyzer gives IT pros risk assessment tool

Microsoft Attack Surface Analyzer gives IT pros risk assessment tool | IT Security | Scoop.it

Patrick Lambert gives an overview of the Microsoft Attack Surface Analyzer, which helps IT pros assess the risks of new applications and deployments on their systems.

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What can be used to keep Active Directory data secure?

What can be used to keep Active Directory data secure? | IT Security | Scoop.it

With the increase in concern over data privacy and security, one of my customers recently asked about securing Active Directory data while stored on disk and what could be done in relation to network traffic.  My first thoughts were BitLocker and IPSEC.  However, there are a number of different considerations that factor in. 

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Researchers: We've cracked Microsoft fix for Windows IE zero day exploit

Researchers: We've cracked Microsoft fix for Windows IE zero day exploit | IT Security | Scoop.it
According to reports, a team of researchers have cracked the temporary fix released by Microsoft for a zero day exploit found in Internet Explorer.
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Next Year's Biggest Cyber Threats

Next Year's Biggest Cyber Threats | IT Security | Scoop.it
Hackers go where the action is, and they will increasingly find ways to attack us through our smartphones and social media.

Via Patrice AFRIAT, Serge FLEITH
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Active Directory Disaster Recovery in the Wake of Hurricane Sandy

Active Directory Disaster Recovery in the Wake of Hurricane Sandy | IT Security | Scoop.it
Hurricane Sandy has started a lot of discussion about disaster recovery. Sadly, most companies still aren’t well prepared for such an event.
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Wise advice you should follow here ...

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In Windows We Trust

In Windows We Trust | IT Security | Scoop.it
Drew Amorosi calls in the experts to evaluate security features of Microsoft’s new Windows 8 operating system
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Windows 8 is indeed the most secure Windows ever.

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FileAudit 4: Join the Beta-Testing Program, Enter to Win One of 10 Free Licenses!

FileAudit 4: Join the Beta-Testing Program, Enter to Win One of 10 Free Licenses! | IT Security | Scoop.it
FileAudit 4 is an agentless, remote and non-intrusive software solution that allows you to proactively track, audit, report and alert on all access to files and folders on Windows servers.
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Think of FileAudit as the security cam of your Windows file servers ...

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Security hole allows anyone to hijack your Skype account using only your email address

Security hole allows anyone to hijack your Skype account using only your email address | IT Security | Scoop.it

A new security hole has been discovered in Microsoft's Skype that allows anyone to change your password and thus take over your account.

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Windows 8 defeated 85% of malware out of the box

Windows 8 defeated 85% of malware out of the box | IT Security | Scoop.it

Despite BitDefender trying to put a bad spin on the improvements to Windows 8 security, it was found that out-of-the-box, Windows 8 blocked 85% of the top 100 malware families used this year.

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Meet the successor to Microsoft Network Monitor: Message Analyzer

Meet the successor to Microsoft Network Monitor: Message Analyzer | IT Security | Scoop.it

As you might guess from the name, Message Analyzer is much more than a network sniffer or packet tracing tool.

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Microsoft axes many of its Forefront enterprise security products

Microsoft axes many of its Forefront enterprise security products | IT Security | Scoop.it

Microsoft is ceasing development of many of its Forefront products, choosing instead to integrate more security capabilities into a number of its other products and services.


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Insider threats evolving, still main risk

Insider threats evolving, still main risk | IT Security | Scoop.it

Rogue employees are collaborating with third parties to commit cybercrimes, with their key focus shifting from financial thefts to corporate espionage.

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IS Decisions's comment, August 31, 2012 12:34 AM
2 IS Decisions software solutions come handy here:

- FileAudit | Audit, archiving and reporting for access to sensitive files
http://www.FileAudit.com

-UserLock | Access security and concurrent login control for networks
http://www.UserLock.com
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Hiding Active Directory Objects and Attributes

Hiding Active Directory Objects and Attributes | IT Security | Scoop.it

Learn how to use normal permissions to hide Active Directory objects and attributes, as well as the basics of using the Microsoft Dsacls tool.

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