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[Cross-Post] Been managing Bitlocker with MBAM? Here are new management options via Intune and SCCM!!!

Microsoft expands BitLocker management capabilities for the enterprise...

Author: YongRhee[MSFT.] Date: 05/08/2019

[Cross-Post] Don't miss out: Windows Server Summit 2019! (May 22nd, 2019)

Hello Windows Server admin’s:The Windows Server Summit 2019 is right around the corner and we don’t...

Author: YongRhee[MSFT.] Date: 05/07/2019

[Cross-Post] You have Windows and/or Windows Servers behind a proxy or firewall? Learn how you could protect them with MD ATP

Protecting disconnected devices with Microsoft Defender ATP...

Author: YongRhee[MSFT.] Date: 04/30/2019

[Cross-Post] Announcing Microsoft Defender ATP for Mac

Applies to:MacOSAnnouncing Microsoft Defender ATP for Mac and new Threat and Vulnerability...

Author: YongRhee[MSFT.] Date: 03/21/2019

Applies to:Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1Windows Server 2008 SP2Hello IT Architects and IT Admin’s.The...

Author: YongRhee[MSFT.] Date: 03/20/2019

Compliance Manager: Track Compliance, Audit Compliance Reports, etc…

Are you in compliance with:EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and/orISO 27001 and/orISO...

Author: YongRhee[MSFT.] Date: 03/18/2019

Make Google Chrome more secure with Windows Defender Browser Protection.

Applies to:Google ChromeFor those of us that use Microsoft Edge browser, we get the benefit of...

Author: YongRhee[MSFT.] Date: 03/11/2019

Running an Apple iPhone (iOS)? Do you miss Outlook? Here is the guidance to get Outlook for the iPhone.

[Where to download Outlook for the Apple iPhone (iOS)?] Microsoft Outlook for Apple iPhone (iOS)...

Author: YongRhee[MSFT.] Date: 03/09/2019

Anti-ransomware in Windows 10: Windows Defender Exploit Guard-Controlled Folder Access

Applies to:Windows Server 2019 Windows 10 1809 Windows 10 1803 Windows 10 1709 Updated Mar. 3rd,...

Author: YongRhee[MSFT.] Date: 03/02/2019

Windows 10: Windows Defender Exploit Guard-Network Protection

Applies to:Windows Server 2019Windows 10 1809Windows 10 1803Windows 10 1709Windows Defender (WD)...

Author: YongRhee[MSFT.] Date: 02/26/2019

Windows 10: Windows Defender Exploit Guard-Attack Surface Reduction rules

Applies to:Windows Server 2019Windows 10 1809Windows 10 1803Windows 10 1709Security Administrators,...

Author: YongRhee[MSFT.] Date: 02/24/2019

Windows 10: Windows Defender Exploit Guard-Exploit Protection

Applies to: Windows Server 2019 Windows 10 1809 Windows 10 1803 Windows 10 1709 Security...

Author: YongRhee[MSFT.] Date: 02/21/2019

Windows 10: Windows Defender (WD) Antivirus (AV)

Applies to:Windows Server 2019Windows 10 1809Windows 10 1803Windows 10 1709Windows 10 1703Windows...

Author: YongRhee[MSFT.] Date: 02/21/2019

Windows 10: Laptops/Tablets: How to set your apps to use the best performing video card?

Applies to:Windows 10 1809Windows 10 1803Does not apply to:Windows 10 1709 Windows 10 1703 Windows...

Author: YongRhee[MSFT.] Date: 01/14/2019

Microsoft Tech Talk | Raleigh, NC | December 6th, 2018. Azure: Cyber Security on a Budget

Hi everyone,Just in case if you are in the Raleigh, NC area (a.k.a. Research Triangle)When? Thu. Dec...

Author: YongRhee[MSFT.] Date: 12/02/2018

Stop hurting yourself by: Locking down security in IE11 to the point that you need a 2nd or 3rd browser in your environment.

Applies to:Windows 10 1809 (October 2018, codename RS5) / Windows Server 2019Windows 10 1803 (tbd,...

Author: YongRhee[MSFT.] Date: 11/18/2018

Stop hurting yourself by: Setting the Account lockout to 3

All,When I go on-site to teach a WorkshopPlus, the number one call generator for helpdesk is...

Author: YongRhee[MSFT.] Date: 11/13/2018

[Cross-Post]Windows Server 2008 SP2 will follow the Monthly Security Update servicing changes that the other modern Windows Server O.S. have currently.

Applies to:Windows Server 2008 SP2 (The Non-R2)Windows Server 2008 SP2 servicing changes...

Author: YongRhee[MSFT.] Date: 06/19/2018

Network tracing (packet sniffing) built-in to Windows and Windows Server.

Applies to: Windows 10, version 1803Windows Server 1709Windows 10, version 1709Windows 10, version...

Author: YongRhee[MSFT.] Date: 05/25/2018

Microsoft Tech Talks - Las Vegas - Introduction to Windows Desired State Configuration - July 9th, 2018

Hi folks in Las Vegas, NV., my peer Jeff Dykstra is presenting at a Tech Talks and he will be...

Author: YongRhee[MSFT.] Date: 05/23/2018

[Cross-Post] Windows 10 Enterpriseification (Applying Settings to Win10 via DSC)

Applies to:Windows 10, version all.My colleague Michael Henderson (Consultant based out of Indiana)...

Author: YongRhee[MSFT.] Date: 05/11/2018

After May 2018 security update: RDP "An authentication error occurred" "This could be due to CredSSP encryption oracle remediation".

[Client] i.e. On a Windows 10 When an IT Admin was trying to RDP to a Windows Server, they were...

Author: YongRhee[MSFT.] Date: 05/09/2018

SoCal Global Azure Bootcamp April 21st, 2018

Hi all,For those in Southern California (SoCal, Los Angeles, Orange County and San Diego), the SoCal...

Author: YongRhee[MSFT.] Date: 04/19/2018

[Cross-Post] Project Honolulu has RTM’ed as “Windows Admin Center”

Applies To: Windows Server (Semi-Annual Channel) (i.e. Windows Server 1709)Windows Server...

Author: YongRhee[MSFT.] Date: 04/12/2018

Windows 10: New Tool: SetupDiag tool - Diagnose problems with Win7/Win8.1/Win10 to a Win10 upgrade

Applies to:Windows 7 SP1 to Windows 10 (‘all’ versions)Windows 8.1 to Windows 10 (‘all’...

Author: YongRhee[MSFT.] Date: 04/05/2018

Windows 10: How to stop apps from re-launching after a reboot or shutdown?

Applies to:Windows 10, version 1803Windows 10, version 1709 (Fall Creators Update) / Windows Server...

Author: YongRhee[MSFT.] Date: 04/03/2018

Hotfix KB4099950 to fix lost network settings after KB4088878 and/or KB4088875 on Windows 7 SP1 and/or Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1.

Does not apply to:Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1 + KB3125574Windows 7 SP1 + KB3125574// Since it was the...

Author: YongRhee[MSFT.] Date: 04/02/2018

[Cross-Post] Introducing Windows Server 2019 – now available in preview

Introducing Windows Server 2019 – now available in preview...

Author: YongRhee[MSFT.] Date: 03/21/2018

Stop hurting yourself by: Not updating the drivers and firmware in Windows and Windows Server.

Applies to: Windows 10 1803 (tbd, codename RS4) Windows 10 1709 (Fall Creators update, codename RS3)...

Author: YongRhee[MSFT.] Date: 03/20/2018

Stop hurting yourself by: Not applying the non-security updates for Windows and Windows Server.

Applies to: Windows 8.1/Windows 2012 R2 Windows 8/Windows 2012 Windows 7 SP1/Windows 2008 R2 SP1...

Author: YongRhee[MSFT.] Date: 03/12/2018

Windows 10 v1607 - DualScan behavior when "Do not allow update deferral policies to cause scans against Windows Update" is set.

Applies to: Windows 10 1803 ((tbd)) Windows 10 1709 (Fall Creators update) Windows 10 1703 (Creators...

Author: YongRhee[MSFT.] Date: 03/12/2018

Windows 10: Using CopyProfile for the “Start Menu” has been deprecated.

Applies to:Windows 10 1803 ((tbd))Windows 10 1709 (Fall Creators update)Windows 10 1703 (Creators...

Author: YongRhee[MSFT.] Date: 03/12/2018

Stop hurting yourself by: Disabling IPv6, why do you really do it?

Applies to:Windows 10/ 2016Windows 8.1/ 2012 R2Windows 8 / 2012 Windows 7 SP1/ 2008 R2Problem...

Author: YongRhee[MSFT.] Date: 02/28/2018

How to collect a good boot and logon trace on Windows 10 or Windows Server 2016 using WPR.

Applies to:After installing the Windows 10 ADK or Windows 10 SDK:Windows Server 1709 (codename...

Author: YongRhee[MSFT.] Date: 02/19/2018

[Cross-Post] Automated (PoSh) - Removing WMI Queries from GPMC

My peer Lee Stevens has the following new blog post that you all might be interested in:PS without...

Author: YongRhee[MSFT.] Date: 02/06/2018

[Cross-Post] Bitlocker: ‘Add your logo to MBAM Helpdesk and SelfService’ by Imad Balute (Technology Professional).

Hello everyone,Imad Balute (Technology Professional). started his own personal Technet blog...

Author: YongRhee[MSFT.] Date: 01/27/2018

[Cross-Post] The “Modern Desktop” “Technology Professionals” have a new blog.

Imad Balute and his team of “Modern Desktop” “Technology Professionals” have a new blog called “Show...

Author: YongRhee[MSFT.] Date: 01/18/2018

STEM: You have or know of a kid that is interested in coding? Microsoft’s Make Code

For those of you that are parents, family members, and/or neighbors and want to get kids involved on...

Author: YongRhee[MSFT.] Date: 01/17/2018

[Cross-Post] How to disrupt attacks caused by social engineering

Milad Aslaner (PM for Devices and Mobility) posted:How to disrupt attacks caused by social...

Author: YongRhee[MSFT.] Date: 01/10/2018

[Cross-Post] A worthy upgrade: Next-gen security on Windows 10 proves resilient against ransomware outbreaks in 2017

For the Enterprises that are already not working on their Windows 10 upgrade, something to note.A...

Author: YongRhee[MSFT.] Date: 01/10/2018

Windows Server 2012 R2: Ephemeral ports (a.k.a. Dynamic ports) hotfixes

Applies to:Windows Server 2012 R2Ephemeral port also known as (a.k.a.) Dynamic ports related...

Author: YongRhee[MSFT.] Date: 01/09/2018

[Cross-Post] Kory Thacher Powershell related blog post

Hi guys,Kory Thacher who is a fellow PFE based out of Seattle, WA., has a new blog post that goes...

Author: YongRhee[MSFT.] Date: 01/06/2018

Windows 10 1709 (a.k.a. Windows 10 Fall’s Creators update): Servicing Stack Update

Applies to: Windows 10 1709 (a.k.a. Windows 10 Fall's Creators update) For the Windows Update based...

Author: YongRhee[MSFT.] Date: 01/04/2018

[Cross-Post] Intel/AMD/ARM CPU firmware vulnerability–“Speculative execution side-channel vulnerabilities” (Kernel Page Table Isolation (KPTI)).

CVE-2017-5753: bounds check bypassCVE-2017-5715: branch target injection CVE-2017-5754: rogue data...

Author: YongRhee[MSFT.] Date: 01/04/2018

Applies to: Windows 10 1703 (a.k.a. Windows 10 Creators update) Since the following KB articles and...

Author: YongRhee[MSFT.] Date: 12/21/2017

Applies to: Windows Server 2016 Windows 10 1607 (a.k.a. Anniversary edition) Since the following KB...

Author: YongRhee[MSFT.] Date: 12/21/2017

Applies to: Windows 10 1511 (a.k.a. Windows 10 November of 2015) Since the following KB articles and...

Author: YongRhee[MSFT.] Date: 12/21/2017

Applies to: Windows 10 RTM (a.k.a. Windows 10 1507) Since the following KB articles and Technet...

Author: YongRhee[MSFT.] Date: 12/21/2017

List of Windows Update related hotfixes post RTM for Windows 8.1 and Windows Server 2012 R2

Applies to: Windows Server 2012 R2 Windows 8.1 Since the following KB articles and Technet articles...

Author: YongRhee[MSFT.] Date: 12/21/2017

List of Windows Update related hotfixes post RTM for Windows 8 and Windows Server 2012

Applies to: Windows Server 2012 Windows 8 Since the following KB articles and Technet articles...

Author: YongRhee[MSFT.] Date: 12/21/2017

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