Enterprise Mobility and Security Blog


Securing your digital transformation with Microsoft Enterprise Mobility + Security

Digital transformation highlights the growing need for securing corporate data as employees interact and collaborate across mobile devices and cloud apps. Microsoft is committed to delivering an innovative approach to securing this transition for our customers. Microsoft Enterprise Mobility + Security (EMS) delivers identity-driven security without getting in the way of your users’ productivity experience....

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In case you missed it: #AzureAD PowerShell v2.0 is now in public preview!

Howdy folks, We have launched so many public previews and so many capabilities have reached GA recently that even if you are a follower of our blog you might have missed this bit of news: #AzureAD PowerShell v2.0 is now in public preview! We know that for many Azure AD and Windows Server AD admins, PowerShell is...

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What We Can Learn from the Trident/Pegasus iOS Vulnerability

It’s been several weeks since the story broke about Trident/Pegasus and the vulnerabilities they exploited in iOS.  There has certainly been a significant (although a lot less than expected) amount of conversation in the industry about these vulnerabilities, but I believe the really important conversation to have right now is less about the specific issues exposed by...

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Configuration Manager: a progress update on the current branch and a new servicing branch

Today, 101 years ago, the Ford Motor Company manufactured its 1 millionth Model T automobile. Thanks to our customers, we also have a reason to celebrate today as we are continuing to see an incredible adoption of our own model, the current branch of Configuration Manager. Our current branch model was designed to provide our...

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#AzureAD Domain Services is now GA! Lift and shift to the cloud just got WAY easier!

Howdy folks, The news today is just SOOOO cool. Azure AD Domain Services is now Generally Available! If you follow the blog, you already know about how this unique capability makes moving legacy applications into the cloud WAY easier. But you’ll probably be surprised to learn that more than 5700 customers have already turned on...

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Configurable token lifetimes in #AzureAD are now Public Preview!

Howdy folks, I’m excited to announce that we are giving you more control than ever before over core behaviors that directly affect both the security and experience of your users. We’ve turned on the public preview of the token lifetime configuration in Azure AD! This is a powerful tool that many of you have been...

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A new documentation site for Configuration Manager!

We have moved the System Center Configuration Manager documentation from TechNet to our new documentation platform, https://docs.microsoft.com/sccm. We have been working hard to make this site a much better experience for you to consume technical information, including how to use Configuration Manager with Intune. Note: The documentation for the 2012 and 2007 versions of Configuration...

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Identity Management in Retail Industry with #AzureAD

Howdy folks, Over the past three years we’ve had the privilege to work closely with many thousands of customers helping them successfully deploy and use Azure AD Premium. Over that period we have been surprised to see how many of our customers are national and global retailers. In fact, many of the world’s largest retailers...

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Configuration Manager and Simplified Windows Servicing on Down Level Operating Systems

Author: Heidi Cheng, Senior Program Manager, Enterprise Client and Mobility Applies to: All Supported System Center Configuration Manager Versions Applicable Windows versions: Windows 7 SP1, Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1, Windows Server 2012, and Windows Server 2012 R2 Note:  Updated 10/11/2016 to change the suggested ADR rule filter.   As you are probably...

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Microsoft Identity Manager 2016 Service Pack 1 is now GA!

Howdy folks, I’m happy to be able to let you know that Microsoft Identity Manager (MIM) 2016 Service Pack 1 is now Generally Available. To give you a rundown of what is included in this Service Pack, I’ve asked Steve Lieberman, one of the PM’s from our team to write up a guest blog which you’ll...

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