Monthly Archives - June 2019

Does Microsoft backup my data in Office 365? Do I need more or additional backup?

A new reader question came in, and frankly it's one that I hear a lot. I'm sure I have smatterings referring to this issue in other articles, but this one should stand to clear up the questions once and for all--this will be something I can point people to moving...
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A framework for implementing Device configuration profiles with Microsoft Intune

Last time we looked at the proper methodology for rolling out Device-based Conditional access in conjunction with Compliance policies. In that article, we observed that the workflow is very linear and logical, flowing from one step to the next, and ending in Conditional access, like so: Device configuration profiles, on the...
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Conditional access for the SMB, a how-to guide

**This resource was updated 09/01/2019** Unfortunately it is not yet possible to import CA policies from JSON, the way we can for Intune compliance policies or device profiles. Nevertheless, now that Conditional access is available to all Microsoft 365 Business customers,...
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A framework for implementing device-based Conditional access with Microsoft Intune

I recently shared a set of scripts to help make deployment of Intune a bit quicker. Today I just want to cover a framework which can be used for deploying device-based conditional access in conjunction with your baseline policy set. The main crux of the issue, which I have...
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Conditional access is now supported in Microsoft 365 Business (and how to get started)

Okay, so the big day has finally arrived! We have been sitting on PINS AND NEEDLES waiting for this announcement, as it has been rumored for quite some time. I couldn't be happier now that it is here: Conditional access, which is a critical security feature that I think all...
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Assume Breach: Where Microsoft 365 Business misses on Security (and how to fix it)

Yeah yeah, we've all heard the sob story over Azure AD Premium before. I'm told things may be changing here in the near future, but assuming Conditional access falls into place soon, I believe Microsoft 365 Business would remain...
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