Just want to bring awareness of a new article that me, Tom Shinder and the Windows Server Team put together. This article explains the following points about designing your cloud infrastructure:
We embedded lots of security considerations in this design based on our security background and we hope you like it:
Last week I was in Redmond for a business trip and I had a chance to record the Episode 22 of From End to Edge and Beyond with Jose Maldonado, Senior Program Manager from Solutions Accelerators Team:
This week we will release this great interview at http://aka.ms/FEEAB
While the interview is not live yet I would like to briefly talk about this new release of the SCM. The SCM 3.0 (Beta) bring new security compliance baselines such as:
Another important point of this release is that it also updates the Threats and Countermeasure sections for Windows Server 2012 and Windows 8.
Got get a copy of the SCM 3.0 Beta here and stay tuned to our Security Talk channel.
Beware of a fake antivirus on the wild that looks like this:
(image from MMPC)
Microsoft detects this as Win32/Winwebsec and you can find more info about other variants here.