Today I have two good news about our upcoming Windows Server 2012 Security Book. Last month Deb Shinder joined us as a co-author of this book, she is already producing some great piece of content and we are just very happy to have her onboard. The other good news is that we reached 70% of the book, we are getting very close to the end (probably will be done writing by December).
If you are playing around with SMB3 and is trying to find more details on network traffic using Microsoft Network Monitor you may find out that SMB3 is not on the protocol’s list as shown below:
Before moving forward, it is important to emphasize that this behavior is expected. There are a couple of thing that you need to understand about this:
More info about Protocol parse see http://blogs.technet.com/netmon and for more information about SMB 3 Protocol specification see http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc246482%28prot.20%29.aspx
Today at RSA Conference in Europe, Microsoft launched the Cloud Security Reediness Tool. Here how it works:
Go check it out now at: http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/security/jj554736
Today Josh Adams published at the TechNet Gallery two great set of PowerShell scripts that can help you automating your Windows Server 2012 Cloud Infrastructure. Check it out what each one does:
We hope you enjoy!
Note: make sure to rate and leave your comment on each one of those articles.
I’m not sure if you notice, but the Windows 8 Security Guide is already available:
It comes with the SCM 3.0 Beta (watch this interview for more information on SCM 3.0 Beta) and download it from here. Once you install this tool, browse through the path below and download the DOC file:
Note: the Windows Server2012 Security Guide is also there, under Windows Server 2012 option.
Last September 29th Microsoft updated the definitions to 1.137.726.0 by adding support detection for the Trojan Win32/Sofilblock.A. At any point in time if you face the screen below do not proceed with payment process. Update your Microsoft antivirus for the latest definition, scan your computer and remove the threat.
Image Source: Microsoft Malware Protection Center Facebook Page.