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Reader Question: Differences between Windows 10 Pro and Windows 10 Business

Hi Alex, I’m working on getting some of my clients over to M365 Business from O365 Business Premium. I’ve searched the web and I can’t seem to find a good explanation on the difference between Windows 10 Pro and Windows 10 Business. Is there a difference between Windows Defender in...
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Boost your security with Hybrid Azure AD Join: From Zero to Conditional Access in one afternoon

"Alex, I work at a non-profit and I would love to take advantage of the better security in Microsoft 365 Business (we have Business Premium now), but it sounds like it is for "cloud-only" customers? Is that right?? We are using Office 365 for Exchange, but we can't go cloud-only...
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Understanding file server migrations to Microsoft 365

In my opinion, there is only one viable migration path to move data from old file servers to Microsoft 365: it has to be a user-engaged migration. IT people always ask me about tools--stuff like the SharePoint migration...
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Differences between Windows Information Protection (WIP) and that “other” Information Protection (AIP)

I received a really interesting question from a reader this week, and another person had asked me the same question when I was at Ignite recently, speaking on the security features in Microsoft 365 Business. So I think it makes sense to put this article out there, to help folks...
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Poser alert: Do you think this may be leveraged for Social engineering? Or what…?

Interesting thing appeared in my WordPress comments over the weekend: it appears that someone lifted content from my blog and re-posted it as their own. Why or how WordPress picked up on this and alerted me via my comments is unknown at this time (maybe some WordPress geeks out there...
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Reader question: How do I setup iOS devices after disabling app permissions consent for my users?

I continue to get great feedback and questions from our readership lately. Keep it up! I love to field these questions and use them to improve my literature. This person (who is also an MVP) also wished to remain anonymous, and had a couple of good questions regarding my Azure...
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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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