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ATA Behavior Analysis Monitoring

Intro ATA analyzes and learns user and entity behavior by aggregating data from various data sources, such as deep packet inspection of domain-controller traffic, windows events, and data provided by SIEM systems. After ATA begins gathering information about Active Directory traffic and correlating that information with AD components, it will scan for abnormal behavior and...

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Azure RMS documentation update for June 2016

Hi everybody Our technical writer, Carol Bailey, is letting you know what’s new and hot in the docs for this month. Reminders: Follow us on Twitter (@TheRMSGuy) and join in our peer community at www.yammer.com/AskIPTeam.    Dan (on behalf of the Information Protection team) The Documentation for Azure Rights Management has been updated on the web and...

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The Fastest Customer Upgrade to ConfigMgr EVER!

Right now history is in the making! We are currently amidst the fastest customer upgrade cycle ever seen in the history of ConfigMgr’s enormous install base!  In just a little over 6 months, 15,000 organizations managing 27 million devices have upgraded to System Center ConfigMgr version 1511 or later.  In the 13 years I’ve led...

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Microsoft Support for iOS and Android

Three years ago I was asked the same question pretty frequently – by both customers and media.  At the time, it was a legitimate question, but today it comes up very rarely.  The question was:  “Is Microsoft committed to supporting the Apple and Google platforms?” The frequency of that question changed dramatically on March 27,...

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#AzureAD updated with new admin roles

Howdy folks, One of the most frequent pieces of feedback we receive from customers is they love how Azure AD helps them gain visibility into risks impacting their organization’s identities and assets. But to do that effectively, they need additional RBAC roles so they can provide access to their administrators and security analysts while maintaining...

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FAQ: System Center Configuration Manager (Current Branch)

In December 2015, we made some major changes to System Center Configuration Manager (ConfigMgr) when we introduced our current branch model. This new model transformed the way we deliver ConfigMgr, moving from longer release cycles to regular updates designed to support the faster pace of updates for Windows 10 and Microsoft Intune. We’re flattered by...

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Check Out Our Latest Announcement: Azure Information Protection

If you missed yesterday’s announcement about Microsoft Azure Information Protection, take a few minutes to learn how this can seriously (and very positively!) impact your day-to-day operation.  Also check out the video below. In the announcement blog post there’s a great overview of how this new service integrates the incredible technology we gained from the...

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Live Q&A with ConfigMgr

When: June 29, 2016, 1:00 – 5:00 PM PST Where: www.reddit.com/r/sccm Did you know the Configuration Manager team boasts one of the most active and dedicated user communities within Microsoft? Our community consistently inspires us to deliver the best PC management experience available. We’re always looking for new ways to interact with you, which is...

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#AzureAD Conditional Access for #Office365 Exchange & SharePoint preview!

Howdy, I’m super excited to announce preview of Azure AD Conditional Access policies for Exchange and SharePoint Online is now available. These policies can be used to require multi-factor authentication (MFA) or block access based on network location. We’ve heard over and over again how critical it is for organizations to apply additional security to...

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Announcing Azure Information Protection

Today we’re announcing Microsoft Azure Information Protection, a new service that builds on both Microsoft Azure Rights Management (Azure RMS) and our recent acquisition of Secure Islands. When we acquired Secure Islands six months ago, our goal was to continue to innovate and further expand our already comprehensive information protection capabilities for customers. To date,...

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