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Azure AD
Thomas Kurth

Azure AD Guest Account -Governance and Cleanup

One of the biggest challenges with guest/external accounts in Azure AD is to build a governance process to keep your directory clean. Many companies do not like to have old and unused guest accounts forever in their Azure AD. Without a review functionality and information who has invited them this

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Intune
Thomas Kurth

Configure Windows 10 Auditing with Intune

Windows 10 auditing needs to be configured to comply with the Microsoft Security Baseline. In my opinion this is an important part but completely missed in the Intune UI. But happily there is the Policy CSP which allows us to configure it. The CSP is documented here https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/client-management/mdm/policy-csp-audit. To simplify

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Security
Thomas Kurth

Defense in depth on an example: Office Macro Protection

Office Macros are one of the things every IT department tries to block, but will never really be able to 100% eliminate them. The reason is simple the documents with macros are sometimes produced by business apps, sent by business partners via e-mail or created by employees to improve business

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Windows 10
Thomas Kurth

Be prepared the Chromium based Edge will be released in January

Update 10.01.2020: The docs article is updated with better information about which devices are targeted. https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/DeployEdge/microsoft-edge-blocker-toolkit#overview   Update 27.12.2019: The Microsoft Edge team informed me, that they will only make Edge available in specific scenarios. For more information read the comment of Sean. Thanks for this update and hopefully the official docs will

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Intune
Thomas Kurth

Updated Automatic Intune documentation

The Intune documentation script is now updated and includes the documentation of Application Configurations, PowerShell Scripts and a new documentation design. Additionally, I did various testing’s and fixed some smaller bugs. Download from Github Device Management Scripts / PowerShell Scripts In a Windows 10 deployment the PowerShell Script feature helps

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MDATP
Thomas Kurth

Configure Intune to deploy Microsoft Defender ATP for macOS

Since this summer Defender Advanced Threat Protection supports also macOS. Now I had time to review the functionality and share my experience in this blog. First of all, my starting position is a MacBook Air, which is enrolled to Microsoft Intune and is able to retrieve Configuration Profiles. The device

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