Policy & Practices

Most Microsoft products and services can be configured to secure against attack, including ransomware attacks.

Although Microsoft describes the use of a playbook to help prevent and mitigate ransomware attacks, it chose not to disclose important information that would provide real context.

Ideas every organization can use from Microsoft’s playbook for protecting against ransomware attacks.

Security vulnerability and update information will only be published using a new Web site called the Security Updates Guide after Jan. 2017

Screen shot shows the Security Updates Guide dashboard where users can search and filter security update information

Support for the Enhanced Mitigation Experience Toolkit has been extended until July 31, 2018, but its capabilities are less than those built into the Windows 10 OS