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Step-by-Step : Assign access packages automatically based on user properties in Microsoft Entra ID

Microsoft Entra ID Governance offers the capability to manage the access lifecycle of resources through access packages, which are organized into catalogs and define the resources available within them. Each access package includes at least one policy that outlines who can request access to it, the approval process, and access lifecycle settings such as assignment […]

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Automate Text Summarization with OpenAI and PowerShell

Automating tasks is the core of PowerShell scripting. Adding artificial intelligence into the mix takes automation to a whole new level. Today, we’ll simplify the process of connecting to OpenAI’s powerful text summarization API from PowerShell. Let’s turn complex AI interaction into a straightforward script. To follow this guide, you’ll need an OpenAI API key.

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Introducing a Unified Security Operations Platform with Microsoft Sentinel and Defender XDR

Introducing a Unified Security Operations Platform with Microsoft Sentinel and Defender XDR Security teams are tasked with more responsibilities than ever before, and the complexity of today’s security tooling landscape doesn’t make their job any easier. They need to sift through vast amounts of data from various sources that can lead to slower threat response

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Azure MMA Agent Bulk Removal

Hello, it has been a while since I have posted any articles, but my little buddy Raven (my miniature schnauzer) and I are here to talk about the Microsoft Monitoring Agent (MMA). Raven has an old, worn-out bed that she has been using for years. It has lost its cushioning, doesn’t offer much comfort anymore,

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Monthly news – November 2023

Microsoft Defender for Cloud Monthly news November 2023 Edition This is our monthly “What’s new” blog post, summarizing product updates and various new assets we released over the past month. In this edition, we are looking at all the goodness from October 2023.  Microsoft Defender for Cloud Microsoft Defender for Cloud now supports the latest

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Delegate Azure role assignment management using conditions

We’re excited to share the public preview of delegating Azure role assignment management using conditions. This preview gives you the ability to enable others to assign Azure roles but add restrictions on the roles they can assign and who they can assign roles to.  As the owner of an Azure subscription, you likely get requests

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Step-by-Step Guide to Identify Inactive Users by using Microsoft Entra ID Governance Access Reviews

Within an organization, inactive user accounts can persist for various reasons, including former employees, service providers, and service accounts associated with products or services. These accounts may remain inactive temporarily or for extended periods. If an account remains inactive for 90 days or more, it is more likely to remain inactive. It’s crucial to periodically

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Unlocking Azure Secrets: Using Identities for Key Vault Access

Azure Key Vault is essential for securely managing keys, secrets, and certificates. Managed Identities (MI) allow Azure resources to authenticate to any service that supports Azure AD authentication without any credentials in your code.  For those looking to swiftly test Managed Identities for Azure Key Vault access from a Virtual Machine, this blog provides step-by-step

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Monthly news – October 2023

Microsoft Defender for Cloud Monthly news October 2023 Edition This is our monthly “What’s new” blog post, summarizing product updates and various new assets we released over the past month. In this edition, we are looking at all the goodness from September 2023.  Microsoft Defender for Cloud The data security dashboard is now available in

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