Month: November 2017

Windows 10 News You Can Use – November 2017

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Windows 10 news you can use, November 2017 edition

Providing insights into Windows 10 deployment & management, security & compliance, and productivity

In other related news…

 

Deployment & Management

1)      Register today for exclusive access to a one-hour, demo-rich webcast showcasing solutions that can help you monitor and proactively improve your experience with Windows 10 upgrades, update deployment, and device management.  Webcast will be Tuesday 11/7/2017.
https://blogs.technet.microsoft.com/windowsitpro/2017/10/12/webcast-qa-proactive-insights-with-windows-analytics

2)      Administrative Templates (.admx) for Windows 10 Fall Creators Update (1709)
https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=56121

3)      Update 1710 for the Technical Preview Branch of System Center Configuration Manager has been released. Technical Preview Branch releases give you an opportunity to try out new Configuration Manager features in a test environment before they are made generally available.
https://cloudblogs.microsoft.com/enterprisemobility/2017/10/30/update-1710-for-configuration-manager-technical-preview-branch-available-now

Security & Compliance

1)      Microsoft Mechanics, live at Ignite 2017: Real tales of [recent] attacks and the defenses in Windows 10 to stop them
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bNPo_BA72Is&index=18&list=PLXtHYVsvn_b9vcbjK69horD5S4mrx_v4H

2)      Browser security beyond sandboxing
https://blogs.technet.microsoft.com/mmpc/2017/10/18/browser-security-beyond-sandboxing

3)      Final release of the recommended security configuration baseline settings for Windows 10 1709
https://blogs.technet.microsoft.com/secguide/2017/10/18/security-baseline-for-windows-10-fall-creators-update-v1709-final

4)      Mobile, collaborative, and secure—Using Windows Information Protection to protect corporate data.  IT Showcase case study (30-minute video) that outlines how Microsoft IT is using Windows Information Protection.
https://www.microsoft.com/itshowcase/Article/Content/970/Mobile-collaborative-and-secureUsing-Windows-Information-Protection-to-protect-corporate-data

5)      Forrester Research recently released a report (available for purchase) which explains to risk and security professionals the best ways to utilize the new Windows 10 security features while keeping users’ privacy intact.
https://www.forrester.com/report/Windows+10+Finally+Delivers+On+Microsofts+Security+Promises/-/E-RES138138

Productivity

1)      What’s new [for the user experience] in the Windows 10 Fall Creators Update

2)      What’s New in Microsoft Edge in the Windows 10 Fall Creators Update
http://blogs.windows.com/msedgedev/2017/10/17/edgehtml-16-fall-creators-update

3)      Designing devices for the new culture of work
http://blogs.windows.com/devices/2017/10/31/news-from-future-decoded-designing-devices-for-the-new-culture-of-work 

4)      Introducing Surface Book 2, the most powerful Surface Book ever
https://blogs.windows.com/windowsexperience/2017/10/17/windows-10-fall-creators-update-and-mixed-reality-headsets-available-today-announcing-surface-book-2 

5)      Windows 10 Tip: Work more efficiently with MyAnalytics, it can help you managed relationships with important people, prioritize your time and track the reach and influence of your email communications.
http://blogs.windows.com/windowsexperience/2017/10/09/windows-10-tip-work-efficiently-myanalytics

6)      Windows 10 Tip: Get started with the Windows 10 Maps app
http://blogs.windows.com/windowsexperience/2017/10/16/windows-10-tip-get-started-windows-10-maps-app

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