Monthly Archives - December 2018

How to use DLP to automatically file HIPAA incident reports in Microsoft 365

I have previously written about Data Loss Prevention (DLP) on this site, and today I am going to demonstrate another important use of this technology in helping to meet certain compliance requirements for HIPAA.* You can also apply this process to other sensitive information types, where incident reports are recommended,...
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Adding Hybrid Exchange in retrospect (post-migration)

Sometimes organizations that have already migrated email to Office 365 using a third party tool or a cutover method would like to "go hybrid" and install Azure AD Connect after the fact. Usually the driving factors here are password sync and Single Sign-On with the local domain. To their disappointment,...
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Navigating Device management in Microsoft 365: Registered vs. Joined vs. Hybrid Joined… and Intune

Device management is not a straightforward thing in Azure AD.  I think that one major point of confusion for people is understanding the difference between various device states--for example, what is the difference between a device which is merely registered with Azure AD, versus one that is actually Azure AD...
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How to require MFA for Azure AD Join, and enable Enterprise State Roaming

Hey folks! We have already covered a few posts on Azure AD Premium and Conditional access; and that's great--because you do things like enforce requirements like Multi-factor Auth, but only in situations where devices are unmanaged. This provides a way better user experience than enabling MFA across...
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