Tag - Windows 10

Give extra Consideration before implementing WIP (Windows 10 App protection policies)

In Microsoft 365 plans it is possible to configure application protection policies for Android, iOS and Windows 10, right from the 365 Admin center under Devices > Policies. Once built, these correspond to policies that you can find within the Intune / Device management portal under Client apps > App...
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Add-ons that are NOT compatible with Microsoft 365 Business (yet)

Update 3/9/2019: I had to update this article. I am moving some former content on Identity & Threat Protection to its own article, and expanding on it there. Microsoft 365 Business is a fantastic value, and contains most of what we would like to see in a small business subscription. However,...
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Microsoft 365 Enterprise: What Windows 10 goodies are included that you don’t get with Pro/Business?

In this article, I wanted to highlight some of the key differences between Windows 10 editions, which are available through subscription in Microsoft 365 Enterprise SKU's. Small business admins and consultants are going to be interested in some, but not all, of these features. There may be others I'm not...
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My Essential Checklist for Settting up any New Windows 10 Pro Device

This post features the things I do when setting up any (personal) Windows 10 Pro device, whether it's for myself, my family members, clients, or anyone really. I usually do these things with security / compliance in mind--but some of it comes down to preference (I think the differences between these will...
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How to change your Network type from Public to Private in Windows 10 (the easy way)

In Windows 10 (and earlier versions had this too), there is a difference between Private and Public networks (there is also a third type--Domain--for when you are connected on your corporate-owned device to your corporate network). The problem is, if your computer or tablet is on a "Public" network then certain...
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What is Windows Hello, and how to enable it

Windows 10 introduced a new security feature called "Hello," which allows a computer to be unlocked via different means than a traditional username/password prompt.  The marketing around this sells it as a more "personalized" login experience--more "human" or whatever. But it's really just extra security in disguise.

Why...

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The Cloud is Faster Because it is More Iterative

It is perhaps no surprise that many organizations have been adopting cloud and mobility the way they would have adopted a new server upgrade in the past, but that's not quite right. We have been trained to take changes in larger leaps and bounds, and less often. In the cloud, there cloud be several...
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