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Zero Trust—Part 1: Networking

Enterprises used to be able to secure their corporate perimeters with traditional network controls and feel confident that they were keeping hackers out. However, in a mobile- and cloud-first world, in which the rate and the sophistication level of security ... continue reading
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Barracuda and Microsoft: Removing security barriers to faster public cloud adoption

Barracuda’s CloudGen Firewall is tightly integrated with Microsoft Azure Virtual WAN, Azure Active Directory (Azure AD), Azure Security Center, and Azure Sentinel. Integrated into Azure, Barracuda’s networking and security capabilities enable customers’ secure infrastructure migrations and the use of public ... continue reading
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Misconfigured Kubeflow workloads are a security risk

Azure Security Center (ASC) monitors and defends thousands of Kubernetes clusters running on top of AKS. Azure Security Center regularly searches for and research for new attack vectors against Kubernetes workloads. We recently published a blog post about a large ... continue reading
Forced Transformation - Part I - ConfigMgr to AzureAD Groups

Forced Transformation – Part I – ConfigMgr to AzureAD Groups

From the title, you may be wondering what the heck does Configuration Manager have to do with Azure Active Directory (AD) groups. Well, get ready for another lesson. As a Configuration Manager admin or an IT Manager, you may be ... continue reading
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Use Azure Firewall for secure and cost-effective Windows Virtual Desktop protection

This post was co-authored by Pavithra Thiruvengadam, Program Manager, Windows Virtual Desktop Work from home policies require many IT organizations to address fundamental changes in capacity, network, security, and governance. Many employees aren't protected by the layered security policies associated ... continue reading
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How Azure VPN helps organizations scale remote work

In the weeks and months we have all been grappling with the global pandemic, there’s no doubt about the impact it has had on the lives of people everywhere. A shift to remote work is one of the widespread effects ... continue reading
Cloud management gateway: addressing common challenges

Cloud management gateway: addressing common challenges

As members of the Microsoft Experience & Devices Customer Acceleration Team, my colleague Jason Sandys and I work with customers every day to get their Configuration Manager and Microsoft Intune environments up and running. Today I wanted to share with ... continue reading
Using Azure Update Management to Automate On-Premises Server Patching

Using Azure Update Management to Automate On-Premises Server Patching

Hello everyone, my name is Daniel Metzger and I am a Senior Premier Field Engineer for Secure Infrastructure based in Switzerland. Lately, when delivering an Active Directory Risk Assessment, it turned out the public sector customer had never patched his ... continue reading
Use CMPivot to gather troubleshooting data from remote clients

Use CMPivot to gather troubleshooting data from remote clients

With the current transition to remote working, most of our IT professionals have sought guidance on managing and securing devices while away from the corporate network. Many Configuration Manager administrators have followed our recommended guidance and shifted, or are in ... continue reading
Security guidance for remote desktop adoption

Security guidance for remote desktop adoption

As the volume of remote workers quickly increased over the past two to three months, the IT teams in many companies scrambled to figure out how their infrastructures and technologies would be able to handle the increase in remote connections ... continue reading