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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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Implementing Azure AD Privilege Management for Azure IaaS

Two years ago, we implemented AzureAD PIM in our baseVISION infrastructure to rise the security level. But after some time, we recognized, that it has too many drawbacks because the activation of the requested role took sometimes longer than a few hours. Especially in Exchange, Skype or Intune this was

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MSIX Commander V1.0.0 released (get it for free)

MSIX is now already around for some time and I started to experiment with it. While I was working with it, I started to realize that it would be nice to have a little GUI tool that would help me with doing certain tasks. Therefore I decided to build such

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Opening an MSIX install location to troubleshoot

When you’re starting to work with MSIX you will soon find out that MSIX files, like appx files, get installed to the folder C:\Program Files\WindowsApps. When you want to check the content of your installed MSIX Package and do some analysis or troubleshooting you will not be able to open

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Test connectivity to various Azure and O365 services

When starting the journey to the cloud, then connectivity is the most important point. Azure consist of thousands of endpoints which also can change daily. Therefore, Microsoft build a webservice to provide you always with an up to date list, which is used by a lot of firewall/proxy vendors to

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