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Microsoft’s Windows Defender AV Earns “Top Product” Award in June 2019 Antivirus Comparison

Microsoft’s Windows Defender AV just received the top score and “Top Product” award from the independent German institute, AV-Test. Wow, that’s not something you hear very often! In fact, one of the most common statements that we hear when discussing cloud security with Microsoft 365 is: “Microsoft made the security abomination that is Windows XP, allowed exploit kits like EternalBlue to be developed, and every ransomware attack we hear about in the news targets Windows.…

Zero Trust Security Concepts and Microsoft 365

88 records were lost or stolen every second in 2017, and that number is only likely to increase. The two most common settings for these breaches to take place are healthcare and banking as a distant second. As companies move to ensure their entire supply-chain is compliant to meet strict regulations, such as GDPR, this situation means that the stakes are higher than ever for companies to try and show to customers and regulatory bodies that they are taking the necessary steps to ensure that their data is secure.…

Step-by-Step Guide to Deploy Azure Sentinel

Azure Sentinel is by far the most exciting announcement out of Redmond so far this year. Aside from that, what is Azure Sentinel? It’s a 100% cloud based Security Information Event Management (SIEM) solution. I’ve been referring to Log Analytics with Azure Security Center as Microsoft’s cloud SIEM solution for a couple years, but Azure Sentinel allows you to collect logs from anywhere.…

Infused Innovations Earns Microsoft DevOps Gold Competency for their Azure DevSecOps Platform: Secqur

We are proud to congratulate the Infused Innovations engineering team for their continued demonstration of expertise across the Microsoft cloud ecosystem. As Infused Innovations expands its service offerings into new areas, we have taken a three-pillar approach to our internal processes: automate for agility & consistency, deploy to the cloud for availability, and make sure all workflows are auditable for security.…

Threat Hunting with Azure AD Premium Subscriptions

Every cloud security workshop that I perform with a client to enable Microsoft’s Enterprise Mobility + Security (EM+S) suite typically yields an unpleasant surprise. I had the CFO of one company demand the immediate implementation of Roles Based Access Control (RBAC) after seeing the granularity of the audit capabilities of Cloud App Security.…

Better together: Conditional Access with Azure MFA (Multifactor Authentication)

As enabling multifactor authentication is the number one security recommendation to improve your Microsoft Secure Score, let’s take a look at why it’s better to deploy Conditional Access with Azure MFA together. We’ll walk through deploying Azure MFA for all of your users in a single day and most users won’t even notice!…

You’re on the Wrong Microsoft 365 License for your Business

Well, you’re probably on the wrong Microsoft 365 business license. If you’re on one of the following plans, then skip this article:

  1. Microsoft 365 E5
  2. Microsoft 365 E3 plus Microsoft 365 E5 Security (Previously called Identity Threat Protection)
  3. Microsoft 365 Business plus Azure AD P2

But if you’re like most organizations that we speak to, then you’re running a mix of Windows 7, Windows 10 Pro, Office Home & Business, Office 365 Business Premium, or even Office 365 E3 / E5.…

Top 10 Security Best Practices with Microsoft 365 in 2019

Welcome to my initial blog post for our Secure Modern Workplace series! At Infused Innovations, one of our core security philosophies is that human minds can no longer keep up with the pace of cyberattacks. We must leverage automation through artificial intelligence to respond to security threats.…