The Many Forms of Modern Authentication – An Exchange Server Story
Microsoft recently released Exchange Server 2019 CU13 also known as ‘H1 2023’. This has introduced another method for implementing Modern Authentication, but this comes with design decisions that I’ll explore within this blog post.
Microsoft Azure Security Advisory – Elevation of Privilege: Guest User Permissions after Deletion
Microsoft have been emailing potentially impacted customers regarding a potential elevation of privilege issue, related to Azure AD Guest Users. Read on for details about the vulnerability and its impact.
Speeding up Backup/Restore Jobs when Using Preferred Networks
When working with Preferred Networks in Veeam, it might be that these preferred networks are only for specific devices and purposes. In such a case you might suffer reduced backup & restore performance after enabling this. If so, this blog post might just help you!
Veeam Backup for Microsoft Azure: Updating Account Permissions
With Veeam Backup for Microsoft Azure v4 being released this week and unlocking new functionality, permissions inevitably require adjusting in scope. In this blog post I show you how to update the necessary permissions.
Veeam Backup for Microsoft Azure: Repository Backup has Failed
Having recently secured my Azure configuration a little bit too much, too soon, I broke my backups, in this blog post I get to the bottom of this vague error and what it likely means needs reconfiguring…
Securing Veeam Backup for Microsoft Azure: Password/Certificate Auth & Other Hardening Tips
Veeam Backup for Microsoft Azure is a brilliant product for protecting Microsoft Azure-based workloads, but there are certainly some configuration changes that could help secure the product better. Especially when this is the application protecting your data. Read on to find out how to secure the Veeam Backup for Microsoft Azure appliance.
Veeam & SQL Server 2012, The Approaching End of Life & How to Migrate
Microsoft SQL Server 2012 goes end of life in July 2022, but did you know that a lot of Veeam installations are still using this database? In this blog post I’ll provide information on how to deploy a new SQL Server instance and migrate your database, then tidy everything up!
Microsoft Exchange Server vNext Delayed – New Details Available
In 2020, Microsoft announced the vNext editions of their popular SharePoint, Skype for Business, Project, and Exchange Server applications, due for release in the second half of 2021. However, as of the time of publication, only SharePoint and Project Server Subscription Editions are available. The other products have had their delays greeted with a wall…
Denial of Service via… SSL Certificates? CVE-2022-0778
Congratulations if this was on your InfoSec Bingo Card, Denial of Service via maliciously crafted SSL certificates! Read on for full details!
Critical VMware Vulnerability: VMSA-2022-0014
VMware recently released information regarding VMSA-2022-0014, a critical authentication bypass & privilege escalation vulnerability for multiple products. In this blog post, I’ve collated some key information to swiftly identify if you’re impacted, as well as calling out must know information around remediation.