Enterprise Mobility and Security Blog

Partnership Update:  Microsoft & Citrix

Ever since Microsoft and Citrix announced a significant reinvigoration to our long-standing partnership at Citrix Synergy in May, things have been very busy. At today’s Citrix Summit event, Scott Guthrie (the EVP of Microsoft’s Cloud + Enterprise organization and my boss) and Kirill Tatarinov (Citrix CEO and President) shared an update on the status of...

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Eliminating Plaintext Passwords With Microsoft Advanced Threat Analytics Using LDAP

I may be stating the obvious, but it’s incredibly important to identify applications, servers, and sensitive accounts that should be using encryption. What we find all too frequently, however, is that passwords are being sent in plaintext in most enterprises. Here’s what you need to know about identifying these vulnerabilities and, more importantly, how to...

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Support for macOS Sierra in Configuration Manager

The current branch (version 1610) of System Center Configuration Manager now supports macOS Sierra (v10.12). macOS Sierra support requires that Configuration Manager Mac clients have a minimum client version of 5.0.8466.1. You can download the latest Mac client for System Center Configuration Manager here. Note:    The version of the Mac client agent displayed in the Mac preference pane may be...

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#AzureAD Mailbag: MFA Q&A, Round 6!

All right, it’s time for some  more mandatory fun! Chad here again kicking off 2017 and ready with another MFA mailbag. In the last couple months, I’ve been having a lot of conversations with customers around Azure MFA Server licenses requirements, billing, and split configurations. In this mailbag, I’ve taken some of these “What if….”...

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New video for Cloud Management Gateway

We have created a 10-minute video to demonstrate the basics of deploying and configuring the new Cloud Management Gateway feature. You can watch the video here: For more information about the Cloud Management Gateway, see the feature documentation at https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/sccm/core/clients/manage/manage-clients-internet.     Additional resources: What’s New in System Center Configuration Manager Get Ready for System Center...

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Breaking down EMS Conditional Access: Part 2

This post is the second in a three-part series detailing Conditional Access from Microsoft Enterprise Mobility + Security. Today, the typical employee connects an average of four devices to their corporate network. Usually they’re connecting from their own mobile device or PC, but that’s not always the case. Maybe they use their daughter’s iPad in...

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