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Microsoft Defender Weekly Wrap - Issue #37

Microsoft Defender Weekly Wrap
Microsoft Defender Weekly Wrap - Issue #37
By Microsoft Defender Weekly Wrap • Issue #37 • View online
Happy Friday!
We’re speeding into a weekend that I hope will be a good one for you. I hope it is something you’re looking forward to and something you will be able to look back on fondly.
This Sunday I’m off the mothership for meetings and good fun - but most importantly I’ll be speaking at TechMentor. TechMentor is geared toward the IT Professional and will be held at the on-campus Microsoft conference center. I’ll be bringing my own flavor of technical entertainment in a couple sessions:
If you miss this particular event, there’s another one in Orlando, FL in November that I’ll also be speaking at. Same topics but updated content to keep it fresh.
If you ARE attending don’t hesitate to connect with me to say hello, talk about security, or - heck - have your copy of your Must Learn KQL book signed.
I’ll back in the office on Thursday so you can count on the newsletter still delivering on Friday as usual.
We had a few awesome new Defender announcements this past week. You can catch them in the newsletter content below. But new offerings mean the list of Defender products continues to grow. And with growth comes the usual “how am I going to keep up?!” mantra.
Thank goodness for the Microsoft Docs teams. They’re on top of it. There’s a new Defender product landing page you should bookmark.
The Microsoft Defender brand landing page: https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/defender/
We have a survey for you this week. I hope you can participate to help make our offerings better and more aligned with your needs.
Internet-exposed workloads in AWS
Microsoft Defender for Cloud starts providing contextual security capabilities to help organizations better assess the risks their environments are exposed to while taking into account the structure of their cloud environment and its unique circumstances (like internet exposure, permissions, connection between resources, and more) that strongly affect risk level.
In this survey, we would like to understand which workloads you expose to the internet/to external users or services, and how are you doing it today in your AWS environment.
Wish me luck next week! I love getting together with people at these in-person events.
Talk soon.
-Rod

Things to Attend
Stop Ransomware with Microsoft Security 2022 - Home - Home
Things that are Related
How IT and security teams can work together to improve endpoint security - Microsoft Security Blog
Introducing the Azure Threat Research Matrix - Microsoft Tech Community
Public preview: User-assigned Managed Identity support for Azure Monitor Agent | Azure updates | Microsoft Azure
Microsoft Security Insights Podcast
14 MustLearnKQL The Project Operator
Things in the News
microsoft: Microsoft unveils new solutions for threat intelligence, attack surface management, Telecom News, ET Telecom
Microsoft Defender Experts for Hunting proactively hunts threats - Microsoft Security Blog
Microsoft puts its RiskIQ acquisition to work – TechCrunch
Microsoft announces new solutions for threat intelligence and attack surface management - Microsoft Security Blog
Defender for Endpoint Things
BLOG: Handling Inactive Devices in Microsoft Defender for Endpoint
BLOG: Helping Federal organizations achieve CDM requirements Part 3 of 4 – Vulnerability Management - Microsoft Tech Community
Microsoft Defender for IoT Things
VIDEO: ICS/OT Security
Microsoft 365 Defender Things
BLOG: Exciting Feature Updates to Attack Simulation Training - Microsoft Tech Community
BLOG: Monthly news - July 2022 - Microsoft Tech Community
Defender for Identity Things
BLOG: Microsoft Defender for Identity Auditing – Microsoft Security Blog
Defender for Cloud Apps Things
BLOG: AAD Security Reader Role in Defender for Cloud Apps Alignment
Microsoft Defender EASM Things
DOCS: Deploying the Defender EASM Azure resource | Microsoft Docs
DOCS: Overview | Microsoft Docs
Microsoft Defender TI Things
DOCS: Quickstart: Learn how to access Microsoft Defender Threat Intelligence and make customizations in your portal
DOCS: What is Microsoft Defender Threat Intelligence (Defender TI)? | Microsoft Docs
Microsoft Defender Experts for Hunting
DOCS: What is Microsoft Defender Experts for Hunting offering | Microsoft Docs
VIDEO: Microsoft Defender Experts for Hunting - Explainer
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