Microsoft Intune CSP for Google Chrome DISA STIG

Hey everyone, Theron (aka T-) here, Senior Consultant with Microsoft Consulting Services (MCS), deeply involved in a project to configure Intune for managing AADJ laptops with a Federal customer’s use. Been working a lot lately with 'hardening' the laptops following DISA STIGs. As a result I've developed a few Intune CSPs and security baselines to … Continue reading Microsoft Intune CSP for Google Chrome DISA STIG

How to Drag-n-Drop hotfixes with Kudu

Nowadays, CI/CD are embedded in almost every modern software solution which brings lots of benefits of course. However, sometimes you may need to skip CI/CD steps just to try something directly on one of your environments. In such cases, you may not be interested in things like (unit testing, security testing, resources creation, full deployment, … Continue reading How to Drag-n-Drop hotfixes with Kudu

Azure Automanage – Simplify and optimize IT management with automated operations

Overview: Automanage is the latest approach of managing your virtual machines with optimized, automated operations across the entire VM lifecycle. This is a service that eliminates the need to discover, know how to onboard, and how to configure certain services in Azure that would benefit your virtual machine. Major Benefits: The major benefits of using … Continue reading Azure Automanage – Simplify and optimize IT management with automated operations

Preparación para obtener la certificación Azure AI Fundamentals AI-900

Si quieres iniciarte en el mundo del Machine Learning y la Inteligencia Artificial, la certificación Azure AI -900 es un buen comienzo. Microsoft Azure es uno de los principales proveedores de servicios en la nube y ofrece una ruta de aprendizaje gratuita para que aprendas los conceptos fundamentales de Machine Learning, Inteligencia Artificial, y los … Continue reading Preparación para obtener la certificación Azure AI Fundamentals AI-900

Creating Cloud Shell Storage Resources in a Different Azure Region

I had a situation recently where I needed to test to determine if a specific cmdlet for the Azure Sentinel PowerShell module would run in a specific Azure region. Cloud Shell instances require storage to function. When you initiate a Cloud Shell instance and accept the defaults it generates a random set of storage account … Continue reading Creating Cloud Shell Storage Resources in a Different Azure Region

Microsoft Intune and Log Analytics Integration

The ability to leverage your data for rich analytics, alerting and automated response is a powerful capability and useful in many environments. Intune data is no different. Use the integration between Intune data and Log Analytics in Azure to develop rich queries to pinpoint the exact data of interest, built alerting around relevant findings and … Continue reading Microsoft Intune and Log Analytics Integration

Run KQL Queries Locally to Expose Log Events RealTimeKQL

My colleague Nathan Swift (@SwiftSolves) sent me a note yesterday about a tool that I wasn't aware of, but haven't been able to stop using since. RealTimeKQL gives you the ability to use KQL queries locally to retrieve event transaction information in <ahem> "real time." This is a great way to capture specific event IDs, … Continue reading Run KQL Queries Locally to Expose Log Events RealTimeKQL

New Microsoft Security Certifications released

Exams such as AZ-500 and MS-500 measures your overall knowledge of Azure and Microsoft 365 security solutions and features. Microsoft has now released four new exams measuring skills on specific security solutions instead. You can obtain a new Fundamentals certification and three new Associate certifications. The new exams/certifications are as follows: Exam SC-900 | Microsoft … Continue reading New Microsoft Security Certifications released