As Azure Stack HCI becomes more common in datacenters and at the network edge, I would like to highlight some frequently asked questions I have encountered during the last few months about software and Azure Stack HCI antivirus. Does Microsoft support third-party software on Azure Stack HCI? In general, you can say “Microsoft does not…Dec 6, 2023 Flo Fox
PowerShell is considered secure by default due to various design principles and features that Microsoft incorporated into its architecture. These measures aim to ensure that PowerShell provides a robust, yet safe, scripting environment for system administration tasks. One feature of PowerShell that contributes to this are known as execution policies, which can be set using…Dec 5, 2023 Bill Kindle
PowerShell is a command-line tool developed by Microsoft for automating common administrative tasks. A script is a collection of PowerShell commands, stored into a text file, with a *.ps1 file extension. When executing a PowerShell script, the interpreter reads the file and runs the commands sequentially. You can create a PowerShell script using any text…
Last Update: Dec 05, 2023Apr 4, 2022 Ivan Mirchev
Exchange Online PowerShell is a command-line tool that allows you to manage your Exchange Online mailboxes and users. It can be used to perform a variety of tasks, such as creating and managing mailboxes, configuring mail flow rules, and managing user permissions. In this guide, we’ll show you how to install and connect to Exchange…
Last Update: Dec 05, 2023Jun 9, 2023 Michael Reinders
In this article, you’ll learn some strategies to upgrade to Windows 11. Including learning about the planning and readiness phase. At times, I feel like the lion in Narnia – Aslan – being lectured and roaring back: Do Not Cite The Deep Magic To Me… I Was There When It Was Written. But I was…Nov 28, 2023 Johan Arwidmark
In this guide you’ll see how to install Windows 11 or perform an upgrade to Windows 11 from Windows 10. Installing Windows 11 is quite different than the previous versions of Windows. For the earlier versions, you typically needed to plan for the installation then go get the installation media, insert it into your computer,…
Last Update: Nov 28, 2023Dec 10, 2021 Michael Otey
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One of the main reasons that application governance is often overlooked, as it relates to an organization’s cloud security posture, is because the topic is not fully understood. . However, it is vitally important to understand the fundamentals of Microsoft Entra ID (formerly Azure Active Directory) – tenants, app registrations, enterprise apps, and consent –…
Last Update: Nov 10, 2023Oct 19, 2023 Sander Berkouwer
Microsoft Entra ID, formerly Azure Active Directory (AD), is Microsoft’s cloud-native identity management platform. It only takes one compromised Entra ID user account to consent to a rogue app that siphons all the user’s Microsoft 365 data or to take over their mailbox. Business Email Compromise (BEC) amounts to $8 million in losses on a…
Last Update: Nov 09, 2023Oct 19, 2023 Sander Berkouwer
Advanced password attacks, like brute force and those launched by malicious insiders, are devastating the security of today’s enterprises and cloud services. ADSelfService Plus from ManageEngine can protect web properties from such attacks with multi-factor authentication (MFA). Multi-factor authentication is the best way to protect Active Directory and cloud-based user accounts As the impacts of…
Last Update: Nov 07, 2023Jan 12, 2023 Michael Reinders
Cybercriminals love passwords. They’re simple to guess, easy to steal, and can offer unfettered access to a goldmine of data to hold for ransom or sell to other cybercriminals. For those same reasons, compromised passwords are a constant headache for IT teams, who spend far longer than they’d like helping users reset them and fixing…
Last Update: Sep 25, 2023Sep 20, 2023 Darren James
Ransomware protection is one the most important topics for IT Pros and C-Level technology executives. Learn how immutable backups and immutable storage help to protect your organization against data corruption and loss, malware, viruses, and ransomware – and how to implement them. This post is sponsored by Object First Veeam 2023 Ransomware trends report – most ransomware targets backups In May…Sep 7, 2023 Michael Reinders
This Week in IT, discover how experts from Blackwing HQ uncovered startling Windows Hello fingerprint vulnerabilities on Dell, Lenovo, and Surface laptops. Learn about the flaw and what it means for your device’s security. Plus, Windows 10 is getting a new feature and there are some changes to end of support for Exchange Server 2019….Listen now LISTEN & SUBSCRIBE ON:
This Week in IT, find out how task management is being transformed in Microsoft 365 with big changes to Planner. Plus, all the news from Ignite, including Loop GA and new feature, updates to Microsoft Teams, and a new enterprise app management feature in Intune. Links and resources Transcript This Week in IT, find out…Listen now LISTEN & SUBSCRIBE ON:
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