German Federal Office for Information Security (German BSI) security recommendations for Windows 10

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The German Federal Office for Information Security (BSI) has published new documents on Microsoft Windows 10 and how to secure it. I looked at the BSI security recommendations for Windows 10 before I wanted to report on them. The background to this is that in the past, publications in this direction were sometimes more than outdated when they were published or they were very superficial.

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Changes in the LifeCycle of Microsoft products due to Corona

LifeCycle Diagram als PDF 04/2020

Changes in the life cycle of Microsoft products due to Corona / COVID-19.

Microsoft is extending the current lifecycle for some products to relieve the burden on IT departments. I took this opportunity to update the LifeCycle Diagrams from the articles “Microsoft Lifecycle Diagrams” and “Other Lifecycle Diagrams” from last year.
This time I translated them directly into English.

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Windows 10 and the Microsoft Store

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Many companies would like to turn off the Microsoft Store so that not everyone installs “Netflix” or “Ages of Empires” on their corporate device. There are many ways, but which one is the right one, that depends. The risk exists that if the store is deactivated incorrectly, the integrated apps (for example the calculator or the photo app) will not receive any updates. However, there are a few basics that need to be clarified before you can get started.

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Choosing the correct Windows 10 Edition

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Choosing the right edition of Windows 10 can sometimes be harder than you think for companies. For most companies, the cost versus functionality is a consideration. But which versions are there? More than one actually thinks:

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