Broadcasting from the latest SMB TechFest event, Erick and Rich explain why anyone not yet studying up on Microsoft Windows Virtual Desktop will come to regret it, encourage you to fire some clients (seriously), and introduce you to a new nightmare: “meth gators.”
Erick and Rich chew over Microsoft’s now-you-see-‘em, now-you-don’t partner program changes, a classic strategy for getting your marketing onto a business owner’s desk, and what happens when a precision flying team is less than precise about navigation.
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Microsoft has always focused on building the tools and platforms that IT needs to be successful. In this era of digital disruption, we are working to deliver a modern workplace experience that is loved by users and trusted by IT. This focus is at the heart of how we build Windows 10—bringing you the latest advances in security, IT tools, and productivity, anchored in intelligence powered by the cloud.
Microsoft released fixes for a critical Remote Code Execution vulnerability, CVE-2019-0708, in Remote Desktop Services – formerly known as Terminal Services – that affects some older versions of Windows. The Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP) itself is not vulnerable. This vulnerability is pre-authentication and requires no user interaction.
Microsoft is excited to announce enhancements to BitLocker management capabilities in both Microsoft Intune and System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM), coming in the second half of 2019. Whether your management infrastructure is on-premises or in the cloud, robust BitLocker management is required for today’s enterprises to secure modern endpoints.
E-mail changed the communication world forever, allowing for instant communication as opposed to what is now commonly referred to as “snail mail”. When it was designed, security was not really a concern that was built in. Over time cryptographic methods were developed to help communicators verify the authenticity of senders through electronic signatures, such as the OpenPGP and Signed Multipurpose Internet Mail Extensions (S/MIME) standards.
The Dells SupportAssist software is currently associated with a vulnerability allowing Remote Code Execution (RCE) attacks. It comes pre-installed on virtually all new Dell devices running Windows®, the SupportAssist application "proactively checks the health of your system’s hardware and software. When an issue is detected, the necessary system state information is sent to Dell for troubleshooting to begin."
Wednesday, May 22, 20199:00 AM–11:00 AM Pacific Time
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