Month: February 2017

Windows 10 News You Can Use – February 2017

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  1. NSS Labs reports showing that Microsoft Edge (in Windows 10) blocks more phishing sites and socially engineered malware than Chrome or Firefox. Available for download from
  2. New evidence and stories on enterprise detection and response (EDR) against threat actors:
  3. Microsoft IT Showcase – Windows Defender ATP for EDR helps detect sophisticated threats
  4. Desktop as a Service (DaaS) – Virtualization of Win10 in the cloud, fast provisioning and flexibility
  5. Two new videos in the Win10 IT pro series have been published online!
  6. Windows Hello supports a growing variety of secured companion devices
  7. BIOS legacy to UEFI conversion tool.
    • Although not specifically called out in the 15007 Build Blog, it looks like the In-Place UEFI tool announced in December has rolled out in 15007.
    • See below and also this Blog from a partner.
    • This is available on the fast build of the latest release. Let us know what you think!
  8. Windows 10 achieves FIPS 140-2 compliance.