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Windows 8 Security in Action: Part 3

January 16, 2013 Added by:Dan Dieterle

User training about online threats and phishing defense needs to remain in place. The standard advice of not running unknown or unsolicited attachments, or visiting suspicious websites, and all the normal Social Engineering defense training remains the same...

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Executive Viewpoint 2013: Avecto

December 29, 2012 Added by:Paul Kenyon

With technology now available that allows even a true administrator to log in with standard user rights and do their role without ever needing a privilege account, we will start to see more and more organizations adopt a least privilege approach to computing...

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Windows 8 Forensics: USB Activity

December 03, 2012 Added by:Dan Dieterle

When I started working on Windows 8 USB drive forensics, I assumed it would be similar to Windows 7. I created a fresh Windows 8 VM and plugged a thumb drive into my local system. The VM recognized it as it should. I shut the VM down and opened it in EnCase to examine what happened...

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Windows 8 Forensics: Recycle Bin

November 27, 2012 Added by:Dan Dieterle

The purpose of this project is to determine key differences between the Windows 7 and Windows 8 operating system from a forensic standpoint in order to determine if there are any significant changes that will be either beneficial or detrimental to the forensic investigation process...

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Windows 8 Security in Action: Part 2

November 22, 2012 Added by:Dan Dieterle

I have noticed some changes in the way Microsoft handles their different service account passwords over the past few weeks. It first started a while back when using Microsoft Live mail. One day when I typed in my legitimate password to my e-mail account, I received this error message...

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