Synergy Blog

  • Windows Defender ATP

    I’ve spent the better part of the past year evangelizing EMS. It’s a fantastic suite of tools that offers a huge range of controls to protect corporate assets, particularly for remote and … more

  • Claims vs. Groups

    Some time ago I promised to explore the super awesome world of claims, but somehow I never got around to it. With apologies, let’s take a look at how groups are dead* and claims are the new … more

  • Small Change: Big Improvement

    I used to teach people how to drive race cars. The man who taught us how to teach had one overarching principle: work on the smallest change you can make to a student’s driving to deliver the … more

  • Windows 10 Anniversary Update: What's Next?

    My son is going into the 5th grade this year. He’s been begging for an iPod (truth be told, an iPhone, but that ain’t gonna happen) for about a year. I’ve struggled with the request, … more

  • Goodbye EMS, Hello EM+S

    Last week I rambled on and on in a webinar (view the online recording here), talking about all the finer points of Microsoft’s latest iteration of the mobility suite EMS. Nutshell: new name, … more

  • What is Microsoft Azure?

    Microsoft Azure is a flexible and secure public cloud that is built for the modern business. Users have access to a variety of integrated services that support many languages and operating systems. … more

  • Top 10 New Features in Office 365

    Offline messaging now available in Skype for Business: You no longer have to wait until your colleague is online to message them. Simply message your offline colleague and he or she will be … more

  • MFA and App Passwords

    There are some instances where applications within the Microsoft cloud space do not play well with MFA. Skype for Business is a good example. For these, Microsoft has built-in a mechanism to allow … more

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Posted: 12/7/2017 4:34 PM
Securing your environment in a cloud-first world is a challenge. We’ve beaten the drum of “assume breach”, we’ve hammered the protect/detect/respond nail to death, but threat …