Malinois IT Security Ninja

Microsoft Sentinel Governance Deep-Dive

This week we continue our mini-series looking at Sentinel Governance tasks that we can do to keep our favourite SIEM/SOAR solution working smoothly to detect attacks and providing visibility into threats to our environments. Sentinel is like having a superhero team that protects your enterprise from cyber threats! 🦸‍♂️🦸‍♀️

Posted on 6:55 am
Malinois IT Security Ninja

Microsoft Sentinel Governance Overview

This week I take a brief look at some ongoing Governance tasks that we can do to keep our Sentinel instances working smoothly and helping our SOC team have a better day. Making a living finding needles in a haystack can be hard, let’s look at some best practices for governance to help our SOC team focus on finding those little clues!

Posted on 7:33 am
A person looking at a chalkboard with many formulas and numbers. Let's talk about cost estimation and analysis!

Defender for Cloud Cost Controls

Finding the true cost of cloud SaaS tooling is a complicated and elusive task. Microsoft has some different tools we can use to try and estimate costs that we’ll cover in this post. There are challenges in accurately estimating cloud consumption and usage costs due to day-to-day variances in that usage and other factors. Let’s explore MDC cost estimating together!

Posted on 7:05 am

Fortifying Your Cyber Defenses: Preventing Unmanaged Device Compromises

In the evolving landscape of cyber threats, ransomware operators are increasingly targeting unmanaged devices. These devices, including personal devices used for work-related tasks, often lack the robust security measures found in managed systems. Understanding these evolving threats and taking proactive steps to protect your organization is paramount. Today, our article delves into the challenges posed by unmanaged device compromises and offers comprehensive, actionable measures to bolster your defenses.

Posted on 7:23 am

Azure Updates – Number 79 – December 16, 2023

A summary update on Azure news that includes updates released from Microsoft Azure related to Azure, Architecture, Compute, and Sentinel topics. Save time digging around to find recent releases and changes.
I would like to extend Christmas wishes to all of you! I wish everyone a happy, healthy, and safe Christmas season and hope that your New Year is amazing!

Posted on 10:02 am
Malinois IT Security Ninja

Strengthening Cyber Defenses Against Modern Threats

In today’s digital age, cyber threats have evolved into sophisticated attacks that exploit vulnerabilities on an unprecedented scale. It’s crucial to understand these threats and take proactive steps to protect your organization. In this article, we explore the evolving landscape of cybercrime and provide actionable measures to safeguard your digital assets. Today, we continue our journey through Microsoft’s Digital Defense Report 2023 and look at some actionable steps that can be taken to improve your organization’s security posture.

Posted on 8:18 am