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Microsoft Private Cloud Dojo (PCD)
Thomas W Shinder - MSFT
The Microsoft Private Cloud Dojo (PCD) is a place where you can go to find articles about Private Cloud Computing and Microsoft's initiatives in Private Cloud. This is a community authored resource where anyone who has interesting and useful information about Microsoft Private Cloud Computing can...
16 Oct 2014
SQL Server Database Engine Permission Posters
Table of Contents Azure SQL Database See Also Posters are available that list all the granular permissions of the SQL Server Database Engine and Windows Azure SQL Database. Select the pdf images below. You can display these on your computer, expanding or shrinking them to focus on specific areas...
12 Oct 2014
Cloud Computing Security Architecture (IT Pro Perspective)
Welcome to the Cloud Computing Security site on the TechNet wiki . The goal of this site is to share and promote information and thought leadership on the topic of Cloud Computing security. The decision to place this content on the TechNet wiki was an explicit one, as we realize that the topic of...
7 Oct 2014
Private Cloud Technical Concept and Overview
Driven by pressure to do more with less, many of your customers turn increasingly to virtualization when they need to add capacity or deliver new or scaled out services. And yet, simple consolidation of servers—what some have called virtualization 1.0—is no longer sufficient. Your customers want...
5 Oct 2014
Reference Architecture for Private Cloud
The Reference Architecture for Private Cloud wiki site on TechNet is driven by the SCD iX Solutions Group. It is a joint effort with the private cloud community at large. This document set is designed to facilitate an organization’s transformation to private cloud as a service delivery enabling set...
4 Oct 2014
Hyper-V Security Survival Guide
Hyper-V security is in context with Windows Server security. Start with the Windows Security Survival Guide: http://social.technet.microsoft.com/wiki/contents/articles/windows-security-survival-guide.aspx . TechNet Hyper-V Security Guide: http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/dd569113.aspx...
2 Oct 2014
Extraction des droits SQL
Nombreuses sont les fois où le besoin de pouvoir extraire l’ensemble des droits d’une instance est nécessaire pour répondre à différents besoins, comme par exemple : Migration et donc déplacement des comptes, Sauvegarde des droits (autrement que par backup de master et des autres bases), ...
1 Oct 2014
Microsoft User Groups Portal
Welcome to the Microsoft User Groups Portal on the TechNet Wiki. The purpose of this portal is to engage and connect offline Microsoft User Group communities with the online TechNet Wiki community, by encouraging article creation/collaboration and raising awareness of the TechNet Wiki within user...
27 Sep 2014
How to Provide Temporary and Secure Administrative Access to Critical Systems and Applications
Table of Contents Introduction Scenario Solution Implementation Required operations to maintain the implementation User experience Tracking and Escalation Conclusion Introduction Active Directory provides an easy way to centrally manage accounts within an organization. It also provides an efficient...
19 Sep 2014
Microsoft Anti-Virus Exclusion List
One place on the web where you can find an updated list of ALL the AV exclusions you might want to configure for Windows Server. Feel free to add to the list, it is the wiki way! HINT : Subscribe to the RSS feed for this wiki page to get auto-notification when it is updated! Enterprise Configuration...
12 Sep 2014
SCCM 2012 R2 Antimalware Policy Hazırlanması ve İstemcilere Dağıtılması (tr-TR)
Merhabalar, Bu makalemde sizlere System Center Endpoint Protection üzerinde istemcilerimiz üzerine uygulayacağımız Anti-malware Policy ye değineceğiz. SCEP üzerinde istemcilerimize yapılacak olan aksiyonları içeren kuralımız antimalware policy dir. Bizde burada istemcilerimiz üzerinde bulunan...
5 Sep 2014
FIM 2010: Planning security setup for accounts, groups and services
//**article in progress**// This article provides an overview of the required security accounts, service accounts and groups of the related FIM components and infrastructure. Table of Contents Acronyms & Abbreviations used Check list General Least privilege Segregation of duties / Account...
1 Sep 2014
Internet security tips for Businesses
Internet has become a lifeline for today’s businesses. Whether you are running an e-Commerce portal or a traditional business, you need Internet to run day-to-day operations. You may need to check the bank account information online or want to book air tickets without thinking twice that information...
27 Aug 2014
Exchange Best Practices for Untrusted Mailbox Users
There are many scenarios where a mailbox and its access can become "untrusted". Preventative solutions abound, but this article will focus on the following worst case scenarios for the quickest way to shut down access with the least amount of impact and administrative effort. A mobile...
15 Aug 2014
Windows Azure SQL Database Connection Security
Summary This article provides information on the security fundamentals and best practices when working with Windows Azure SQL Database. This article is primarily concerned with writing secure connection strings for SQL Database. Author: Selcin Turkarslan Reviewers: Evan Basalik, Larry Franks...
6 Aug 2014
VB.NET Change File Level Permissions: Better to Ask for Forgiveness than Permission
Ed Price - MSFT
Table of Contents Introduction Requirements Loading Users for a specific file Example 1: Users loaded into lstUsers list box. Viewing Permissions for a specific user Example 2: Selection of a specific user Adding/Removing permissions Notes Introduction Some people are thinking better to...
24 Jul 2014
Blueprint for A Solution for Private Cloud Security
Welcome to this first paper in the Solution for Private Cloud Security series. This paper discusses private cloud security from the architectural perspective and seeks to define the problem domain, key scenarios, and create a structured approach that you will use to create a private cloud security...
21 Jun 2014
Microsoft Security Compliance Manager (SCM) - Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)
Table of Contents Q: How do I join the latest Security Compliance Manager Beta Review Program? Q: How do I obtain the Security Compliance Manager solution accelerator? Q: Can I read about Security Compliance Manager before I download it? Q: Can I read or access the security guides without downloading...
12 Jun 2014
Microsoft Security Compliance Manager (SCM)
Table of Contents Overview What does SCM do? Key Features and Benefits Setup Requirements More Information Overview Security Compliance Manager 3.0 (SCM 3.0) is a free tool from the Microsoft Solution Accelerator team that enables you to quickly configure and manage your desktops, traditional datacenter...
12 Jun 2014
5nine Cloud Security with Kaspersky engine
5nine Software is making major efforts to gear global best practices of information security in virtual environments to the market demands and has finished embedding "Kaspersky Lab" antivirus engine in its product. 5nind Cloud Security helps companies and government institutions...
7 Jun 2014
Microsoft Security Compliance Manager (SCM) - Baseline Download Help
Table of Contents Background Baseline Download Links Copyright Information See also Background When the Microsoft Security Compliance Manager (SCM) tool was initially designed, the intention was that all content (i.e. baselines) published by Microsoft would flow to users from within the SCM...
6 Jun 2014
Forefront Threat Management Gateway (TMG) 2010 Survival Guide
We encourage you to enhance this guide by identifying missing areas (scenarios, features, lifecycle...), provide links to and write descriptions of existing content, and providing new content where there are gaps. Join the community ! Table of Contents Introduction Planning High Availability...
22 May 2014
Wiki: IT Security Portal
Information security is the process of keeping computers and networks protected from theft, corruption, unwanted publication, tampering, or natural disaster, while keeping the information and property accessible and productive to its intended users. This article contains links only to TechNet Wiki...
4 May 2014
Azure Virtual Machines – Common Questions and Issues
Ed Price - MSFT
This page addresses some of the common issues encountered when using the Azure Virtual Machines feature (IaaS). VM removed unexpectedly from management portal When you reach the usage limit on your Windows Azure subscription, for example when using a 90-day trial subscription or the Azure...
2 May 2014
Secure Silverlight Applications with Claims-Based Authentication in Azure – Lessons Learned – Part 2
Ed Price - MSFT
In this second article of the series ( see first article here ), I’ll continue sharing security and Silverlight lessons learned while moving an application to Azure. Specifically let’s extend what we discussed in part one to include: · More details about securing the on-premise service...
2 May 2014
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