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Ensuring mobile devices are up to date using Microsoft Intune

This post was authored by Chris Green, Senior Program Manager, Microsoft Intune. On August 25th, 2016 Lookout released research, conducted in partnership with The Citizen Lab (Munk School of Global Affairs, University of Toronto), about a sophisticated, targeted, and persistent mobile attack on iOS that uses three zero-day vulnerabilities called “Trident.” When exploited, these vulnerabilities...

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Hosting Windows desktops and apps using RDS in Azure–New learning path for Microsoft partners

Hello everyone, this is Clark Nicholson from the Remote Desktop team. I am writing today to let you know that we have created a new RDS on Azure learning path for the Cloud Platform competency within the Microsoft Partner Network. The new learning path, called “Hosting Windows Desktop and Applications using Remote Desktop Services in...

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Microsoft Intune provides day 0 support for Android Nougat

Today Google announced the general availability of the Android Nougat update (also known as Android N or Android 7.0). Since the day the developer preview bits first became available back in March 2016, the Intune team has been testing our MDM and MAM scenarios with the available Android N preview builds. We always make day...

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#AzureAD Identity Protection news: Enhanced support for federation and European availability!

Howdy folks, Those of you who read the blog will recall that in June we announced some enhancements to the public preview of Azure Active Directory Identity Protection that extended risk-based conditional access to federated identities for risky sign-ins. Today we’re announcing two more updates: We’ve turned on support for our “Users at risk” for...

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Update 1608 for Configuration Manager Technical Preview – Available Now!

Hello everyone! Update 1608 for Configuration Manager Technical Preview has been released. Technical Preview releases give you an opportunity to try out new Configuration Manager features in a test environment before they are made generally available. This month’s new preview features include: ‘New Software’ indicators in Software Center: The Software Center Applications, Updates, and Operating...

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EMS technical training available on Microsoft Virtual Academy (MVA)

We’re excited to announce the availability of our deep technical training on MVA. This course is designed to cover security and mobility scenarios in depth and help organizations learn and deploy all of the EMS services. Topics like deploying and configuring, trouble shooting, and management practices across Intune, Azure Active Directory, Azure Rights Management, Cloud...

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Microsoft Authenticator: Updates on our unexpected hit app!

Howdy folks! As many of you know, on Monday we released the updated Microsoft Authenticator apps in iTunes and Google Play Store. These new apps provide a single great MFA experience for both Azure AD and Microsoft consumer accounts. Now that we are through the initial launch, I thought it would be good to give...

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Announcement: Configuration Manager Current Branch Version Support Policy Documented

We have added new content to TechNet that outlines our support model for our current branch releases. We understand the importance of having a documented lifecycle policy. This new content should help to answer your support questions as well outline what to expect moving forward. The Microsoft support lifecycle page has also been updated to reference...

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Application remoting and the Cloud

Today we are announcing the next step in our broad partnership with Citrix in the remote desktop and applications space, which we recently expanded to address new scenarios for our joint customers on the Azure cloud. Customers have provided us consistent feedback that they want a comprehensive, end-to-end, cloud-based solution for delivering Windows apps. The...

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