HardeningKitty: Audit Baseline with Intune

Introduction In this blog, I will explore how to leverage HardeningKitty in conjunction with Intune, enabling us to remotely audit our clients and ensure they meet our security baseline. By integrating HardeningKitty with Intune, we can automate the process of security auditing, streamline the management of audit reports, […]

Embrace the Future Endpoint – Part 3

Introduction In Parts 1 and 2 of this blog series, we embarked on a journey towards modern endpoint management, beginning with the recognition of the limitations of traditional tools like SCCM, followed by the transition to more flexible and dynamic solutions such as Microsoft Intune and Microsoft Defender […]

ASR Rules – anno 2023

Introduction In my client management journey, Attack Surface Reduction (ASR) rules have become pivotal. These rules, central to Microsoft Defender, are designed to minimize the ‘opportunities’ for attackers to exploit our systems. Microsoft Defender for Endpoint further leverages these rules, providing enhanced alerting, reporting, and threat context, simplifying […]

Setup virtual MacOS Sonoma to Intune

Introduction In this blog post, I will setting up the new MacOS Sonoma(Beta) as a virtual machine via Parallels and onboard it to Intune.Microsoft made it possible to onboard virtual MacOS to Intune. So we will go through how easy it is to enroll virtual MacOS Sonoma to […]

Embrace the Future Endpoint – Part 2

Introduction and recap In the first part of our series, we embarked on an exploration of the evolving landscape of endpoint management. We discussed the ‘Future Endpoint’, an emerging concept representing the wide array of devices and systems that businesses must now manage. We scrutinized traditional endpoint management […]

Embrace the Future Endpoint – Part 1

Introduction I’ve been working with Windows client management for about 17 years, and I will try to give my angle on the journey and what makes the Endpoint of the Future here now. Do you remember the early days when it was all about managing desktop computers within […]

Windows 365: Perfect Test Environment

Having 32GB of memory isn’t a novelty in today’s tech world. We’ve had powerful desktop machines and servers with such capabilities for some time. However, the real question isn’t just about having that capacity – it’s about how we can unleash its full potential. Enter Windows 365 Cloud […]

Local Administrator on MacOS?

When onboarding macOS with Apple Business Manager and Intune, there are a few important security considerations to keep in mind. Specifically, it’s crucial to control the level of access each user has on a device, and this includes the potential issue of local users obtaining administrator rights. When […]