New MFA capabilities in Azure AD

So these day`s we all uses MFA right? But not all MFA methods are as good as we think. There have been several cases where “SIM Swapping” or “SIM Hijacking” has been the case and therefor – can we trust using SMS for Multi-Factor Authentication? In short notes this is how SIM Swapping is done….

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Elevation prompt for std. users

Ever thought about your end-users really think before clicking? How often does your end users (who have local administrator rights in some way) just install stuff without thinking? To start with, your end-users should not be local administrators on their machines, but many still are. If they are not all the time lot`s of companies…

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Reset sign-in information on guest accounts

Ever stubled over the need of changing a guest`s sign-in information on one or more guest accounts?Well, this has been a issue for several companies and the way forward was to delete the guest accounts and re-invite them. When doing this all access to Teams, SharePoint Online and OneDrive for business for that guest account…

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A new year! Welcome 2022

After two years of “blog silence” from me, i`m no working on several new blog posts and are accelerating my community work again! 2020 and 2021 was two years where the work presure was very very high and automaticaly community work was not prioritized due to high prio on family life on all ours available…

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CosmosDB access keys

From when ever there is need to rotate access keys to your CosmosDB or any other storage service using Access keys this is the best practis method to do so. So for CosmosDB these are the steps needed to be used. Head into Azure portal and navigate to your CosmosDB and select “keys” from the…

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Windows365 – So easy!

Windows365Let`s first talk about licenses.Provisioning the beauty! De-provisioning and cleanup Windows365 Windows365 is a Cloud pc for all users and it`s so easy to start using! In this post I will go through a setup of Windows365 Business in a cloud only tenant and show you how fantasticly easy this is! There are some pre-requisites…

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I`m back!

So! I`m back again after not blogging, speaking or “anything” for the community for the last one and half year (since the pandemic started in Norway 12.03.2020)! I have been spending the summer in paternity leave at home with my 1 year old son and been been recharging my batteries to full and from now…

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Enterprise application – Admin consent workflow

The new built-in admin consent workflow within AzureAD Enterprise Application is amazing! This feature will give you the control that you need to take care of your companies sensitive information like user id`s, files, email accounts etc. Did you know that malicious applications is often a start of a sophisticated phising attack? If a malicious…

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Get your data to your home country!

If your Microsoft 365 tenant like mine is located in a region that not`s include your country then this is how you should configure your tenant to get the data as close to you as posible! (if Microsoft has opened a Datacenter in your country of course :)) Why move your data? There are several…

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Get started with Microsoft Endpoint Manager

In this post I want to go through some steps that I think is quickest method to get started with Microsoft Endpoint Manager. This will not cover ALL the features but it will give you an quickstart to the service. For instance, what shold you start with? To be honest, start with something easy and…

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What is Microsoft Endpoint Manager?

Many people wonder what Microsoft Endpoint Manager is and how to quickly gain value to their company by using it. In this post i will give you some quick information on what it is and later on create a how to get started quckly with Microsoft Endpoint Manager! So what is Microsoft Endpoint Manager? Some…

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S for Security in EMS – Cloud App Security

Last but not least in my blog post series “S for Security in EMS” is about Microsoft Cloud App Security! Microsoft Cloud App Security is a CASB (Cloud access security broker) service delivered by Microsoft that will give you several features to protect your data, users and cloud services. MCAS is giving you a great…

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S for Security in EMS – Advanced Threat Analytics

So in this fourth blog post in my series S for Security in EMS we will og deeper in Advanced Threat Analytics included within EMS. So what is Advanced Threat Analytics? Well, it`s an on-premises platform that helps protect your enterprise from multiple types of advanced targeted cyber attacks and insider threats. Why is this…

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S for Security in EMS – Microsoft Intune

So this is the third post in my blog post series “S for Security in EMS” and I will try to cover some Microsoft Intune benefits and quick-wins meaning how to quickly get started with Intune and to gain some benefits right the way.  First, what is Microsoft Intune?   Microsoft Intune is an cloud based…

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S for Security in EMS – Azure Information Protection

Even tho Azure Information Protection is included within the EMS package i would recomend using the Office 365 Unified Labeling insted. Those labels which can be eather Sensitivity or Retention labels and capabilities comes with in the Office 365 E3 or Office 365 E5 license. Why should you use Unified labels you say? Well, in…

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