Tag - mobility

Why not Defender for Mobile?

Why aren’t you protecting your mobile devices with Microsoft Defender?

Recently I was on a call with Microsoft, and I was surprised to hear that adoption for Microsoft Defender on mobile devices is still extremely low. But according to other industry partners, this is true of Mobile Threat Defense (MTD) solutions in general. I think this unfortunate trend could be...
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Two philosophies for deploying Microsoft Teams in an organization

IT admins throughout the world subscribe to one of two worldviews today: Control mindset: IT's job is to control and restrict, and of course, to protect the clueless users from all of those scary threats out there in the world today (including themselves)Empower mindset: IT's job is to educate and...
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How to configure Mobile Application Management (MAM) with Microsoft 365 Business (and Intune)

With a traditional MDM solution, the goal is typically to impose management controls at the device level--enforcing policies like pass code with automatic screen lock, encryption, and remote device wipe. It can also be helpful in tracking inventory of mobile devices. All of these "MDM" features are important, especially when...
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Showdown: Exchange Active Sync vs. Office 365 MDM vs. Intune (MDM and MAM)

The Microsoft 365 platform offers customers not one, not two, but three distinct Mobile Device Management solutions (well, technically four, as we'll see). In my experience, most small business customers will be fine with nothing more than a well configured Exchange Active Sync policy, requiring basics like a pass code,...
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Why MDM for Office 365 may be obsolete, with updates to Exchange Active Sync

Disclaimer: This is not breaking news, what I am about to describe has been available for a while, but I just haven't gotten around to blogging about it. Previously I wrote about MDM for Office 365, and I had to update that article since Microsoft keeps changing...
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How to bundle even more security into your Office 365 subscription

In a previous post, I covered some of the most common SKU's that are frequently purchased by small businesses, who are migrating to the Office 365 platform. In a nutshell, by FAR the most common of those are Office 365 Business Premium and Office 365 Enterprise E3--and...
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IT Doomsday?

Doomers have existed since the beginning of time. And almost every generation of people has believed, at one time or another, that their generation might be the last--those who witness (or usher in) the end of the world. Post-apocalyptic dystopia even enjoys their own sub-genre within the fictional realm--find these themes in every form...
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