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Protect unmanaged or 3rd party MDM managed iOS/Android devices with MDE

Mobile devices are increasingly targeted by cyberattacks that can compromise your data, privacy, and productivity. To protect your devices from these threats, you need a Mobile Threat Defense (MTD) solution that can detect and respond to malicious activities on your device and network. Microsoft Defender for Endpoint is a unified endpoint security platform that provides […]

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How SQL developers can maximize savings

Whether you build applications for SQL Server on-premises or in Azure, there are several options for you to develop or test for free, or with substantial cost savings. Some of these options you may be familiar with, but this post will help explain details and answer some questions Microsoft often gets to provide you a

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Test your Patches! A Staged Patching Solution with Azure Update Manager

A common challenge faced by most enterprise organizations who, hopefully, automate their operating systems patching cycles is to ensure that only the Windows and Linux packages updates that were tested in dev/test pre-production environments reach production machines. This article is for those readers who have been implementing automated, scheduled patching with Azure Update Manager and

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Firewall considerations for gMSA on Azure Kubernetes Service

This week I spent some time helping a customer with a gMSA environment on which they were finding some issues in deploying their app. The issues started when they were trying to figure out why the Kerberos ticket was not being issues for the Window pod with gMSA configured in AKS. I decided to write

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PowerShell and OpenSSH team investments for 2024

Steve Lee PowerShell 7.5 We continue to follow our yearly release schedule for PowerShell 7 and the next version will align with .NET 9. Pseudo-terminal support PowerShell currently has a design limitation that prevents full capture of output from native commands by PowerShell itself. Native commands (meaning executables you run directly) will write output to

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Agentless Container Posture Management in Multicloud

Container security is an integral part of Microsoft Defender for Cloud, a Cloud Native Application Platform (CNAPP) as it addresses the unique challenges presented by containerized environments, providing a holistic approach to securing applications and infrastructure in the cloud-native landscape. As organizations embrace multicloud, the silos between cloud environments can become barriers for a holistic

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Contextual Risk Estimation for Effective Prioritization

Cybersecurity risks pose a significant threat to organizations of all sizes. As a result, security teams must be diligent in their efforts to protect their networks and data from potential breaches. However, with the increasing complexity of the digital environment and the expanding attack surface, security teams are faced with more and more tasks to

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Dynatrace and the Microsoft commercial marketplace: AI-powered cloud transformation

In today’s digital landscape, the cloud has become a cornerstone for over 90%1 of organizations. This widespread adoption brings a growing complexity to cloud portfolios as companies navigate the challenges of migrating on-premises environments, managing hybrid workloads, and modernizing their cloud estate—all while operating under current business imperatives of speed and scale. To overcome this,

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Intune iOS/iPadOS Management In a Nutshell

Hi, Jonas here!  Or as we say in the north of Germany: “Moin Moin!”  I’m a Microsoft Cloud Solution Architect and this blog post should give a brief overview of how to manage iOS and iPadOS devices with Microsoft Intune and how to get started. If you are planning to migrate to Intune, I highly recommend

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