Mobility and Security by Courtenay Bernier

Bringing you detailed information about Cyber Security, Identity, Information Protection, Device Management, and Threat Detection.

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Author: Courtenay Bernier Date: 01/03/2019

Outlook app configuration – contact field export control

Organizations utilizing the Outlook app on iOS and Android may desire granular control of app...

Author: Courtenay Bernier Date: 11/01/2018

NFC-based Android Enterprise device enrollment with Microsoft Intune

I am pleased to have Chris Baldwin from Microsoft as a guest blogger this month. Chris is a...

Author: Courtenay Bernier Date: 10/15/2018

Android Kiosk Enrollment and Microsoft Intune

Last month I wrote about the different Android enrollment scenarios Microsoft Intune supports. For...

Author: Courtenay Bernier Date: 08/06/2018

Android + Intune = Android management

When I speak with organizations who are considering Android devices there's usually the question of,...

Author: Courtenay Bernier Date: 07/13/2018

Windows Autopilot – check those logs…

Windows Autopilot is a Windows 10 feature that enables organizations to pre-register devices either...

Author: Courtenay Bernier Date: 06/01/2018

Microsoft Cloud App Security log collector + OMS = Docker container monitoring

Need a quick method to monitor Docker containers? How about monitoring the Docker container that is...

Author: Courtenay Bernier Date: 05/01/2018

Add Windows Defender Browser Protection to Chrome with Intune

I recently read a really great post by Martin Bengtsson about utilizing Configuration Manager (SCCM)...

Author: Courtenay Bernier Date: 04/25/2018

Windows 10 Group Policy vs. Intune MDM Policy who wins?

When I speak with organizations about managing Windows 10 devices with Microsoft Intune there is a...

Author: Courtenay Bernier Date: 04/02/2018

Windows Information Protection - adding the Intune Company Portal for Windows as an exempt app

As of January 2019 this is no longer necessary as the Intune Company Portal app is now included in...

Author: Courtenay Bernier Date: 03/08/2018

Scan file servers, network shares, and SharePoint with Azure Information Protection Scanner

With GDPR just around the corner (May 2018), organizations are heads down identifying data, creating...

Author: Courtenay Bernier Date: 02/21/2018

Windows update compliance - Querying Azure Log Analytics data using PowerShell

With the abundance of data across services it’s important to have a method (API) to access the data...

Author: Courtenay Bernier Date: 02/15/2018

Intune app protection diagnostics and managed browser bookmarks

Many of the organizations I work with have deployed or are deploying Microsoft Intune to manage...

Author: Courtenay Bernier Date: 02/05/2018

Microsoft Flow and Azure AD – let’s automate!

When I speak with organizations we often discuss scenarios such as having an onboarding process that...

Author: Courtenay Bernier Date: 01/16/2018

Azure AD B2B…how to work with partners and subsidiaries

Azure AD Business-to-Business or Azure B2B is a topic of interest among nearly every organization I...

Author: Courtenay Bernier Date: 12/18/2017

Regulations and data management in a hybrid world

I speak with a lot of organizations and often they’re interested in locating, tagging, and...

Author: Courtenay Bernier Date: 11/13/2017

Azure AD + 3rd party MFA = Azure AD Custom Controls

During Microsoft Ignite there were lots of announcements across a variety of Microsoft offerings...

Author: Courtenay Bernier Date: 10/16/2017

Azure AD Premium Conditional Access and Session Controls

Whether your end users are using Windows, MacOS, Chromebook, iOS/Android, etc. Azure Active...

Author: Courtenay Bernier Date: 09/11/2017

Microsoft Intune Data Warehouse

When demonstrating Microsoft Intune I’m often asked about reporting and historical data. Microsoft...

Author: Courtenay Bernier Date: 08/08/2017

Windows 10: Intune + Windows BitLocker management? = Yes

This week’s post is all about Windows BitLocker management with Microsoft Intune. When it comes to...

Author: Courtenay Bernier Date: 07/11/2017

Azure AD Connect Pass-Through Authentication – tracking sign-on activity with event viewer and Microsoft OMS

Quick post today around Active Directory sign-on auditing when using AAD Connect Pass-Through...

Author: Courtenay Bernier Date: 06/01/2017

Windows Information Protection Explained – Windows 10 Creators Update

With the release of Windows 10 Creators Update there have been many enhancements to Windows 10. For...

Author: Courtenay Bernier Date: 05/19/2017

Azure AD Geolocation by sign-in activity using Power BI

If you’re an Office 365 customer or even an Azure customer then you’re probably familiar with Azure...

Author: Courtenay Bernier Date: 03/28/2017

Azure Active Directory + O365 Conditional Access Scenarios Explained

Hi everyone, with all the cross integration between Azure Active Directory and Office 365 it time to...

Author: Courtenay Bernier Date: 03/24/2017

Windows Server Network Policy Server + Azure AD NPS Extension = VPN + Azure MFA

On February 6, 2017, the Microsoft Azure AD team announced the public preview of Azure MFA cloud...

Author: Courtenay Bernier Date: 02/14/2017

Azure AD Security – Protect Those Accounts, Services, and Audit Access!

Everyday I’m asked questions about Enterprise Mobility + Security as well as other Microsoft...

Author: Courtenay Bernier Date: 01/24/2017

Azure Information Protection… a log journey

Azure Information Protection (AIP) provides the ability to protect and classify information. For...

Author: Courtenay Bernier Date: 10/21/2016

Azure AD Identity Protection

With all the news about cyber-attacks and data leakage and stolen credentials, it's important that a...

Author: Courtenay Bernier Date: 08/08/2016

Microsoft Cloud App Security

Have you ever wondered what is going on within the SaaS services your organization is using? Are you...

Author: Courtenay Bernier Date: 05/10/2016

Microsoft Windows Store for Business and Azure AD Join

With Windows 10 available, many organizations are considering upgrading. There are a lot of reasons...

Author: Courtenay Bernier Date: 04/12/2016

Invite external users to access Publically Shared URLs via Power BI using Azure AD

November 2017 update: Azure AD B2B now supports Power BI.  More details...

Author: Courtenay Bernier Date: 02/17/2016

Microsoft Intune - Mobile Application Management (MAM) standalone

Have you ever been asked the question “…after I enroll my device, what happens to the personal data...

Author: Courtenay Bernier Date: 01/05/2016

Microsoft Intune and Apple Mac Management

The Microsoft Intune team recently announced the ability to enroll and manage the Apple Mac. I’m...

Author: Courtenay Bernier Date: 12/02/2015

Microsoft Advanced Threat Analytics

Tracking down security vulnerabilities has always been a game of cat and mouse. Certain safeguards...

Author: Courtenay Bernier Date: 10/06/2015

The World of Mobility

It’s difficult to ignore the world of mobility. We often carry a one or more devices such as a...

Author: Courtenay Bernier Date: 09/14/2015

Transitioning Blog to Enterprise Mobility Talk

Hello Everyone, First off, thank you for your readership over the past couple years. You may know my...

Author: Courtenay Bernier Date: 09/10/2015

Mobile access of files hosted on corporate file servers from Windows and iOS devices!

We all have used or currently use cloud drives, e.g. OneDrive, Box, DropBox, and so on. However what...

Author: Courtenay Bernier Date: 06/09/2015

Backup Microsoft Azure Virtual Machines using Azure Backup Services

In my conversations with enterprises I’ve received a lot of requests to back up Microsoft Azure...

Author: Courtenay Bernier Date: 03/31/2015

Microsoft Azure Cost Estimator version 2.2

We’re happy to announce version 2.2 of the Microsoft Azure Cost Estimator! Supported Environments...

Author: Courtenay Bernier Date: 03/26/2015

Microsoft Azure Virtual Machine Readiness Assessment

Are you interested in moving virtual machines to Microsoft Azure? Are you finding it difficult to...

Author: Courtenay Bernier Date: 02/18/2015

Microsoft Azure (IaaS) Cost Estimator Tool version 1.2

Back in August of 2014 Microsoft released version 1.0 of the Azure (IaaS) Cost Estimator Tool (view...

Author: Courtenay Bernier Date: 01/05/2015

Azure DNS and Static IPs

I run a domain in Azure, meaning I have domain controllers and a lot of VMs joined to my domain. I...

Author: Courtenay Bernier Date: 11/14/2014

Export .RDP files for Azure VMs

Are you logging into the Azure Portal every time you need to connect to a virtual machine? Ever...

Author: Courtenay Bernier Date: 10/14/2014

Azure RemoteApp

Are you interested in providing application access and presentation without the need to deploy...

Author: Courtenay Bernier Date: 10/07/2014

Microsoft has your identity sync covered (AADSync)

With the release of Azure Active Directory Synchronization Services (AADSync) Microsoft has another...

Author: Courtenay Bernier Date: 09/16/2014

Migrate VMs into Azure from VMware, AWS, Hyper-V, and Physical Servers

Migrate VMs into Azure from VMware, AWS, Hyper-V, and Physical Servers This is a quick post about a...

Author: Courtenay Bernier Date: 09/04/2014

Identity as a Service IDaaS

It seems like there is a lot of discussion going on lately about identity. In fact it’s a very hot...

Author: Courtenay Bernier Date: 09/02/2014

Microsoft Azure (IaaS) Cost Estimator Tool

Until now, when evaluating datacenter compute resources and estimating costs in the cloud has been a...

Author: Courtenay Bernier Date: 08/05/2014

Microsoft Azure Site Recovery – Replicating Hyper-V VMs to Microsoft Azure

Have you ever wished that you could take your virtual machines (VMs) and replicate them to a cloud...

Author: Courtenay Bernier Date: 06/23/2014

Back up an Azure VM using Microsoft Azure Automation

Backing up a virtual machine in any cloud can be cumbersome. However with Microsoft Azure...

Author: Courtenay Bernier Date: 04/28/2014

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