I have been talking over the past year about “Hardening Active Directory”. In those discussions, we have been talking about implementing a granular password policy so that you K-2 students have a lower password requirement than your financial and guidance users.
Welcome to the second installment of, “Weekly Tech Tidbits”. This week I am going to answer a very common question, “Why do we have to remove local Administrator rights to workstations?” The answer is quite simple. Almost every single attack on your network begins on a workstation.
Systems Affected Microsoft Windows operating systems Overview According to numerous open-source reports, a widespread ransomware campaign is affecting various organizations with reports of tens of thousands of infections in as many as 74 countries, including the United States, United Kingdom, Spain, Russia, Taiwan, France, and Japan.
Microsoft solution available to protect additional products Today many of our customers around the world and the critical systems they depend on were victims of malicious “WannaCrypt” software. Seeing businesses and individuals affected by cyberattacks, such as the ones reported today, was painful.
Today Microsoft made some announcements regarding education. At the core of the announcements was the announcement of Windows 10 S on $189 laptops that are coming this summer. Windows 10 S gets it applications from the Windows Store. Windows 10 S is considered Microsoft’s answer to Google Chromebooks.