Month: January 2017
Happy new year to one and all! Welcome to my first 2017 edition of “news you can use” for Windows 10. I originally set out to compile and share these bits of information that I see come through the wire, with the hopes that it would be beneficial to you as well.
- Recently announced is that Windows Defender Advanced Threat Protection (WDATP) will have integration with FireEye iSIGHT for enriched threat intelligence in the behavioral detection analytics.
- The upcoming Windows 10 Creators Update will have major advances in security and best-in-class modern IT tools.
- To help customers identify and understand the key terms and concepts associated with “Windows as a Service”, a new Quick Guide has been created.
- A new YouTube channel for Windows has been created and called Microsoft Mechanics. It is a video series targeted at Windows IT Professionals and Tech Enthusiasts in the commercial space. The team just published two new demo bench videos on the Windows Hello Companion Device Framework and an Overview of modern management for Windows 10.
- The Windows IT Center has been refreshed with new spotlights to highlight:
- Windows 10 tips for IT administrators in the Get Started app.
- Windows 10 deployment overview and live Q&A webcast.
- Quick start guides for organizations to help end users transition to Windows 10 after deployment.
- Webcast upcoming on January 23rd, Windows Defender ATP Webinar: The Post-Breach Approach to Endpoint Security. Info and registration at https://info.microsoft.com/Post-breachapproachtoendpointsecurity.html.
- New whitepapers
- Post-Breach: Dealing with Advanced Threats. Download it from http://wincom.blob.core.windows.net/documents/Post_Breach_Dealing_with_Advanced_Threats_Whitepaper.pdf.
- Ransomware Protection in Windows 10 Anniversary Update. Download it from http://wincom.blob.core.windows.net/documents/Ransomware_protection_in_Windows_10_Anniversary_Update.pdf.
- The Windows 10 Deployment & Management Lab kit (Self-service PoC) was updated to reflect the Anniversary update. Expiration of the labs extended to 3/1/2017.