Securing a remote workforce with Zero Trust – Microsoft Tech Community

Microsoft customers around the globe have responded to COVID-19 by moving their office employees to remote work. With more people working from home, identity-driven security solutions are required to help safeguard company resources. Nathan Lasnoski, Chief Technology Officer at Concurrency, has worked with many of our customers to implement a Zero Trust security strategy that puts identity protection at the center. In this “Voice of the Partner” blog, he shares how this approach has benefited global marine manufacturer, Brunswick Corporation.

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Microsoft Lists in Microsoft Teams is now generally available – Microsoft Tech Community

Today, we are proud to announce the general availability of the Lists app in Teams for all our commercial and GCC customers. As you might already know, Microsoft Lists, which we announced at Build 2020 is a Microsoft 365 app that helps you track information and organize your work. Lists are simple, smart, and flexible, so you can stay on top of what matters most to your team.

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NCSC publishes guidance on responses to cyber attacks | UKAuthority

The National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) has joined up with organisations in the US, Canada, Australia and New Zealand in publishing guidance on helping organisations stay safe from malicious cyber actors.

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Your Pa$$word doesn’t matter – Microsoft Tech Community

Every week I have at least one conversation with a security decision maker explaining why a lot of the hyperbole about passwords – “never use a password that has ever been seen in a breach,” “use really long passwords”, “passphrases-will-save-us”, and so on – is inconsistent with our research and with the reality our team sees as we defend against 100s of millions of password-based attacks every day. Focusing on password rules, rather than things that can really help – like multi-factor authentication (MFA), or great threat detection – is just a distraction.

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Microsoft is Bringing Xbox’s DirectStorage to Windows 10 – Thurrott.com

Microsoft announced that it will bring a key piece of Xbox Series X storage technology to Windows 10 for PCs. It’s called DirectStorage, and it was originally announced as part of a portfolio of technology innovations that Microsoft will include in its next videogame console.

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