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What's New in Windows 10 and Server 2016?

  • Monday, August 10, 2015 at 1:00 PM EDT (2015-08-10 17:00:00 UTC)
  • Jason Fossen

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Windows 8 was a flop, so will the second try be the charm? Microsoft intends Windows 10 to be a universal platform (PCs, tablets, phones, etc.) to run universal apps. The graphical interface of Windows 8 made that OS undeployable, so will users prefer the Windows 10 desktop over Windows 7? This session will lay out what's new in Windows 10, with an emphasis on security and enterprise management, such as Windows Hello, Passport, Cortana, and running LSASS.EXE in a separate virtual machine. The speaker, Jason Fossen, is a SANS Institute Fellow and author of the SANS Securing Windows course ( Windows Server 2016 will also soon be available, so we'll also cover what's new and interesting on the server side too, such as Virtual TPM chips in Hyper-V client VMs. There is a lot more to Windows 10 than just the return of the Start Menu, so come see!

Speaker Bio

Jason Fossen

Jason Fossen (@JasonFossen) is a SANS Faculty Fellow with over 20 years experience in securing Microsoft technologies such as Windows Server, Active Directory, PKI and PowerShell. Jason is the author of the six-day SANS course on "Securing Windows and PowerShell Automation" (SEC505) and the author the Windows day of SANS "Security Essentials" (SEC401.5). All of his PowerShell scripts are free and in the public domain at

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