Microsoft Teams: Security & Compliance

Microsoft Teams is the hot topic on the streets these days with everyone from small business to large enterprise using it or in the process of deploying it. No doubt it is instrumental in driving digital transformation and changing workplace culture, and in return, modernizing the workplace. But, what about security and compliance? Let’s play…

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Govern, Audit and Control G Suite with Microsoft! (Google Apps + Cloud App Security)

Does your organization use G Suite or Google Apps? Do you have these requirements? Audit activity occurring in G Suite (user logons/logoffs, settings changed, files modified, etc) Audit file activity? (what files are being accessed, from where, how they are being accessed, etc) Govern how G Suite is accessed? (Only from a managed device? Only…


AzureAD: Setup SSO to G-Suite for free, and govern access! (Google Apps)

Did you know Azure Active Directory can provide Single Sign-On (SSO) to G-Suite (Google Apps)? In this blog, we will explore how to set this up from both the Azure AD side and also the G-Suite side. Once SSO is configured, consider creating policies for Conditional Access to govern how G-Suite is accessed (e.g. only…

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Microsoft Teams: Protect against Phishing & Malware

Pretend for a moment that I am a marketing agency you just hired, and invite me as a guest to a team in Microsoft Teams to collaborate. What happens if that guest’s account gets compromised and a bad actor gains access to your team in Microsoft Teams? Your organization is having sensitive conversations there, uploading…

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Block OneDrive Downloads and Audit OneDrive Activity! (SharePoint too!)

Do you have a business requirement to block the download of specific files or file types from OneDrive? What about detailed auditing to understand what files are downloaded or viewed? Well, today is your lucky day – because this is all possible with Microsoft security technology and takes minutes to create. I’m going to walk…

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Intune: Upgrade Windows Pro to Enterprise AUTOMATICALLY!

Do you have a bunch of Windows 10 Pro devices and would like upgrade them to Windows 10 Enterprise? Microsoft 365 (specifically Microsoft Intune) can help you! Note: For more information please reference Deploy Windows 10 Enterprise licenses. The following is an example on how to do this with Intune (assuming appropriate licenses have been…

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Send encrypted emails to anyone using Office 365!

Have you ever needed to send an email to someone, but didn’t want them to forward the email nor copy sensitive text out of the attachment or email? You probably only want the intended recipient to view the email, and not accessible to anyone else. In other words, you probably want that email to be…

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Video: Do you know the Microsoft Security Story?

Do you know the Microsoft security story? Watch the video below as I present how Microsoft can help protect your ever expanding digital estate through cyber security for your digital transformation. In the video I discuss the following topics (click to learn more): Intelligent Security Graph Data Center Security Cyber Defense Operations Center Digital Crimes…


Azure Active Directory Resources

One of the new trends in modern IT is consolidating your footprint of on-premises services you provide to the organization. For many organizations, moving those workloads to the cloud or leveraging existing cloud based services for a workload you used to do on-premises can save costs, and cut complexity out of your IT operational portfolio….

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