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Accessing Key Vault from Another Subscription Over Private Endpoint

Introduction Hello everyone, Andrew Coughlin here and I am a Cloud Solutions Architect at Microsoft focusing on Azure IaaS. I recently received questions from a few of my customers about access to a key vault from a different subscription. In ... continue reading
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How Microsoft Purview and Priva support the partner ecosystem

Today, many enterprise organizations are multicloud and multiplatform. Critical enterprise data is located across clouds and platforms, requiring security and compliance no matter where it lives. To solve the complexity that comes with these environments, organizations have invested in multiple ... continue reading
Microsoft and SmartHR collaborate on digital transformation—going from startup to 50,000 customers

Microsoft and SmartHR collaborate on digital transformation—going from startup to 50,000 customers

Hello! This is Sue Bohn, Vice President of Program Management at Microsoft. The move to a remote/hybrid workplace has helped businesses adapt during a time of great change, but it has also brought new challenges in providing secure access. With ... continue reading

Bicep for Terraform Engineers

Introduction Hi folks! My name is Felipe Binotto, Cloud Solution Architect, based in Australia. The purpose of this article is to provide a comparison on how you can do something with Bicep vs how you can do the same thing ... continue reading
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KuppingerCole rates Microsoft as outstanding in functionality for secure collaboration

We are excited to share that Microsoft has been rated “Outstanding in Functionality” in the KuppingerCole Market Compass for Secure Collaboration, May 2022. Microsoft was also the only company to be awarded the highest possible score of “Strong Positive” in ... continue reading
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Accessing Key Vault from another Subscription over public endpoint

Introduction Hello everyone, it has been a while, Andrew Coughlin here and I am a Customer Engineer at Microsoft focusing on Azure IaaS. I recently received questions from a few of my customers about access a key vault from a ... continue reading

Microsoft Entra change announcements – June 2022 train

Hello Everyone,   In March 2022, we announced our simplified change management process, which allows customers to predictably plan their deployments. Earlier this month at RSA, we introduced Microsoft Entra as our new product family that encompasses all of Microsoft’s ... continue reading
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Toll fraud malware: How an Android application can drain your wallet

Toll fraud malware, a subcategory of billing fraud in which malicious applications subscribe users to premium services without their knowledge or consent, is one of the most prevalent types of Android malware – and it continues to evolve. Compared to ... continue reading
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Using process creation properties to catch evasion techniques

We developed a robust detection method in Microsoft Defender for Endpoint that can catch known and unknown variations of a process execution class used by attackers to evade detection. This class of stealthy execution techniques breaks some assumptions made by ... continue reading

Reading Configuration Manager Status Messages With PowerShell

Q: I can read Configuration Manager status messages using the Monitoring tab. Can I do it using PowerShell? A: Yes you can! We can accomplish this using SQL/WQL queries, plus the Win32 function FormatMessage. Better understanding Status Messages Before we ... continue reading