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Tech Talks - Azure Security Center

In this episode of #techtalks, Nathan illustrates the possibilities of Azure Security Center and how it can give you tighter control over what's most important to your business. 

Kim Claditis by Kim Claditis

EUROPEAN CYBERSECURITY: How will it affect you?

The European General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is a hot topic
in information technology, and it’s highly relevant for CPAs and other
financial professionals. This article outlines three reasons why a European
regulation matters here in the U.S.—and how GDPR fits in with other
cybersecurity frameworks, including National Institute of Standards and Technology
(NIST) and the new American Institute of CPAs (AICPA) reporting standards.

Kim Claditis by Kim Claditis

GDPR’s Personal Data Definition & Privacy Notice Guidelines

One of the defining transparency requirements under the General Data Protection Regulation is for organizations to allow individuals the right to be informed about the collection and use of their personal data. When personal data is collected, organizations must immediately provide individuals with a privacy notice including: how the data will be used, how long it will be held, and who it will be shared with.
 

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Policy Analyzer

Policy Analyzer is a tool released a couple of years ago that allows an administrator to easily compare two or more GPOs to find the differences between them.  It's a little clunky to use for quick troubleshooting, but for in-depth GPO work, this is a great tool for helping review and organize GPOs.  Here, we'll walk through how to get started and interpret the results.

Mitchell Grande by Mitchell Grande

Microsoft’s “Compliance Manager” helps users meet GDPR requirements

Organizations moving data from on-premises locations to a Microsoft Cloud service such as Office 365, Azure, or Dynamics 365 now have access to Microsoft’s “Compliance Manager”. This tool was created with security, compliance and privacy in mind, and it’s designed to assist organizations in managing their compliance activity. With GDPR going into effect on May 25, Microsoft’s Compliance Manager is available with just enough time left to get ready.
 

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Embrace GDPR to Increase Trust and Transparency

There are fewer than 100 business days left until GDPR is effective. On May 25, 2018, all organizations with European clients must be GDPR compliant to avoid potentially large fines. However, the risk is not just the fine—your company’s reputation is at stake.

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Tech Talks - Windows Defender ATP

In this episode of Tech Talks, Concurrency CTO Nathan Lasnoski, goes over Windows Defender ATP as a way to provide preventative protection, detect attacks and zero-day exploits, and centralized management for your end-to-end security lifecycle.

Nathan Lasnoski by Nathan Lasnoski

Windows Defender vs. Windows Defender ATP

Beyond turning on a firewall, the next basic steps to protecting a system are to activate anti-virus and anti-malware software. Windows now provides these functions built-in, in the form of the Windows Defender tool. (Users have the option of turning off Windows Defender and instead using third-party tools.) Windows Defender provides classic, signature-based analysis on a real-time basis. That is, if a user tries to launch a file recognized as bad, Defender intervenes. Note that while IT administrators might also benefit from a management tool to harvest reporting data from Defender, the tool itself operates effectively without any other software installed.
 

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