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Cliff Embry

Cliff Embry
Cliff Embry is KiZAN’s Microsoft Security Principal Consultant and specializes in Microsoft 365. He has a solid understanding of Microsoft's underlying on-premises infrastructure technologies backed with over a decade of experience in hundreds of environments.
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Managing Device Vulnerabilities - Part 2

Posted by Cliff Embry on Oct 5, 2022 12:26:15 PM
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Topics: cloud security

Exchange Server Zero-day Vulnerabilities

Posted by Cliff Embry on Oct 1, 2022 9:30:00 AM
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Topics: Security, cloud security, M365

Managing Device Vulnerabilities - Part 1

Posted by Cliff Embry on Sep 22, 2022 9:30:00 AM
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Topics: Security

10 Lessons Learned About Change Resistance for Cybersecurity

Posted by Cliff Embry on Sep 15, 2022 3:00:00 PM

One of the largest hurdles to cybersecurity change for any organization is resistance. This article outlines best practices for overcoming resistance and paving a faster path to success.

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Topics: Security, Change Management, Zero Trust

Information Protection: The missing link

Posted by Cliff Embry on Jun 29, 2022 10:33:11 AM
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Topics: Security, cloud security, M365

Microsoft Follina and Dogwalk Zero-Day Protection

Posted by Cliff Embry on Jun 10, 2022 6:30:40 PM

Defend against Follina and DogWalk

On May 30th, 2022, Microsoft issued CVE-2022-30190

This was in reference to the Follina, the first zero-day. The guidance reads:

"A remote code execution vulnerability exists when MDST is called using the URL protocol from a calling application such as Word. An attacker who successfully exploits this vulnerability can run arbitrary code with the privileges of the calling application. The attacker can then install programs, view, change, or delete data, or create new accounts in the context allowed by the user’s rights."

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Topics: Security, cloud security, M365

Microsoft Purview Information Protection Demystified

Posted by Cliff Embry on Mar 23, 2022 2:00:58 PM
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Topics: Security, cloud security

Shields Up Security Guidance Issued | How to prepare for state-sponsored cyber threats

Posted by Cliff Embry on Mar 7, 2022 12:28:41 PM
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Topics: Security, cloud security, M365

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