Office 365 MitM attack and Varonis protection

Last week, I had the opportunity to participate in a live session in French as official Speaker Varonis about Security, Data Protection & Governance as Varonis Elite member at SECURE IT DAY 2020 with Pierre-Antoine FAILLY (Security Architect – Varonis). We are seeing an uptick in adversaries using a very tricky Man-in-the-Middle (MitM) attack to bypass MFA and breach Office 365 tenants. So, during the session, we have shown how an attacker obtains access to SharePoint Online using a phishing attack.

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Step by Step Guide Veeam B&R 10 Upgrade

Two weeks ago, Veeam released Veeam Backup and Replication 10, which contains some significant improvements: NAS Backup support, Data Integration API new feature, Linux Backup proxy support and others… This build is fully supported by Veeam technical support, who is standing by to assist all early adopters. Veeam B&R Update 4b was be the last version 9.5 build. If you missed the launch event, you can watch the recording here. Veeam did a bunch of live demos to show off new v10 capabilitie. You can learn more about Veeam Backup and Replication v10 new features here.

This technical article provides a step by step guide to upgrade Veeam B&R 9.5 Update 4b (build to Veeam B&R 10 build be version (Veeam Backup and Replication 10 Upgrade). If you need to upgrade your Veeam Backup Server (v9) you can follow this article.

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Hardening settings for Domain Controllers

Hi! Basically, default settings of Domain Controllers are not hardened. Every DC has by default the “Default Domain Controllers Policy” in place, but this GPO creates different escalation paths to Domain Admin if you have any members in Backup Operators or Server Operators for example. They can become Domain Admin. Start with replacing the “Default Domain Controllers Policy” and replace it with a new GPO that is more security-focused.


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Security and Data Governance with Varonis

As you know Data is the engine of Digital Transformation. It is the lifeblood of applications, the currency of business, the beating heart of digital life. Data is the driver of new technologies, solutions, and businesses. The source of important and actionable business insights. The ability to find new markets, discover opportunities for improvement, and make good business decisions. Data about who, when, how, where, and why products are used gives product engineers, designers, and manufacturers insights on how to improve and innovate. Data is key to understanding customers and their preferences and optimizing sales channel strategies to fit their needs at the moment. Data enables organizations to streamline their operations and improve their efficiency. And data equips decision-makers with the ability to predict trends to put the business in the best position to capitalize.

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Get Ready for Secure IT Day 2020 Paris!


Monaco Digital – Avangarde (Monaco Digital) will organize his Summit in Paris – March 5, 2020 SECURE IT DAY 2020 | Paris! This third Summit is a great partner enablement initiative for our customers. Monaco Digital – Avangarde continues to display deep signs of growth as customers begin to understand the importance of Security and Availability as the cornerstone of their Digital Transformation strategy. The services provider has a powerful portfolio of solutions which ensures a high level of customer retention and satisfaction for our business. The IT leader in Monaco will host its annual “Customers Connect” in March in Paris with a lot of partners including Veeam, Microsoft, VMware, Dell EMC, DataCore, Quantum, Western Digital, Varonis, Stormshield, Fortinet, F-Secure, Vade Secure, Trend, Cyberzen, Abalon, Olfeo, and Manzalab Cyber. Registration is for free! 🙂

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