Windows 10 Azure AD Join build 1607

This is going to be a short blogpost on the updated experience on what it looks like for a user doing a out of the box Azure AD Join in the Anniversary Edition of Windows 10. There is a few and cool new things giving the user a much better experience.

One thing to notice is that Convenience Pin is disabled by default for Domain Joined or Azure AD Joined machines. Read on to learn how this affects the users.

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Preview: First look at Windows Defender Advanced Threath Protection

Windows Defender Advanced Threat Protection (ATP) is a new service from Microsoft that will enable you to monitor and detect, investigate and respond to attacks on their environment. AP is not replacing your antivirus program, but adding a post-breach layer to the Windows 10 Security Stack.

Windows Defender ATP is using client-side sensor technology that is built into Windows 10 (Anniversary Edition) and a cloud service that is using advanced machine learning and telemetry date to help you investigate the breach and offers you response recommendations. Continue reading

Windows 10: Managing Windows Defender With Intune

Since Microsoft released support for Windows 10 management through Intune we have been able to manage the settings for Defender through custom OMA-URI settings in the Intune portal. The experience around this har been OK, but not optimal.

In the latest update release for Intune it is now possible to manage all settings for Windows Defender directly from the General Windows 10 Policy template. In this blogpost I will show how this new feature work.  Continue reading

Microsoft Intune: Integrate Windows Store for business

For a while now we have been waiting for the integration between Windows Store for business and Microsoft Intune. This integration will allow you to deploy purchased or free apps from the Windows Store through the Intune admin console. This blogpost is a simple guide on how to set up this integration and deploy your first app. My example is going to use the Intune Company Portal app as an example.  Continue reading

Azure MFA for Enrollment in Intune and Azure AD Device registration explained

I have been working with setup of MFA required for enrollement in Intune abit lately and have discovered a couple of things that is not really explained well in the Intune console/documentation.

Enrollment of devices in Intune will in most cases also trigger a device registration in Azure AD. This registration in Azure AD can easily be connected to a MFA requirement by just configure your Azure AD to require MFA for device registration. But this does not apply to all scenarios, so in this blogpost I am going to go into each plattform and explain what happens during enrollment and how the MFA is triggered. I will also cover different options for enrollment of Windows 10 Mobile.  Continue reading