Tag - CIS Controls

The realities and limitations of managing personal (BYOD) devices in Microsoft 365 and Endpoint Manager

These days, I am willing to bet that I get asked about BYOD endpoints over corporate endpoints 10 to 1. Personal devices (even personal Windows devices) are creeping into the workplace more and more, especially with so many working from home. And this does present a few challenges for those...
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SMB Ignite stuff, and other news

Big week here at ITProMentor.com. Ignite is happening, so that's always fun. Currently hanging out with the Re365 crew to watch the keynote this morning! My own Ignite session, which I recorded with Microsoft's David Bjurman-Birr, is also live now, and posted in a few places, but most notably ebedded within
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A Tale of Two Incidents

I have two stories to share today. Both are from individuals who contacted me about recent Cybersecurity incidents that their MSP had suffered. Both incidents were very different, and yet they share some common threads and lessons that I think we would be wise to heed. And this is all...
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Implementing the ACSC Essential 8 with Microsoft 365

I have had this request on my backburner for a while, and I finally got around to knocking it out: from a reader in the Land Down Under--Australia! Update: Microsoft has a much-improved set of Learn articles on the Essential Eight, with detailed guidance on implementing the three Maturity Levels (MLs)...
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Free Microsoft 365 Security Assessment Tool based on CIS Controls

Note: I have updated this workbook to reflect changes in v8 of the CIS Controls framework. Please see this post for more details. Update: I also offer a course on implementing the CIS Controls. Included with this course is an expanded assessment workbook (to include...
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