Author: Harri Jaakkonen

Exam cram series for SC-200 exam

Well, finally it’s time for a new part to my study series for Microsoft Security certifications. I have published guides for SC-100 and SC-300 and now it’s times for the “little” ‘sis between. Hopefully you will find this helpful, giving…

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The history of Offline files and how to affect the future?

Offline files This time I wanted to write about a little bit different headline and that headline is Offline files. Offline files in Windows allow users to access files stored on a network share even when they are not connected…

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Cross-tenant synchronization (Preview)

Microsoft’s Cross-tenant storyline Microsoft has a good road map so far on the Cross-tenant access features, no more External users or switching between Teams tenants when you need access to multiple ones and we all know we do need multiple…

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What is IPv6 and why you should use in Azure?

What is IPv6? First time I was introduced to IPv6 was in a classroom training ages ago. The instructor said that IPv4 has IP-addresses the same amount as a wheelbarrow has grains of salt and IPv6 has the amount of…

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Tips and tricks on Securing your Data factory

Why? Like we all know Identity is a hot topic after the MFA fatigue methods or discovering and attacking our resources as external or internal entities but the often overlooked aspect of security is inside the data layer. You could…

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Azure AD Access reviews and the power of Machine learning

The above pic is AI based illustration for Access reviews and AI, it sure looks like it. It uses the same theme than many others but still it’s unique. AI has been in the news after OpenAI has created some…

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Conditional Access templates (Preview) and other tips on the side

First, I want to mention Microsoft Entra admin center and the announcement Microsoft made about it. You should care about it because starting from 2023 new capabilities will be rolled out to Entra. Also in December Microsoft started redirects when…

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SQL Server 2022 and Azure ARC with Azure subscription model

SQL 2022 has arrived and in this post I will try out the new setup that should have Azure ARC install embedded. Why to use Azure ARC with SQL 2022? One reason could be security, you will get these features…

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Do’s and don’ts concerning security for Identity part 8

Continuing from last post with the same topic but now from the negative side of things. What could go wrong if you don’t do it right. This post will assume that you are still having on-premises AD with ADCS and…

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Do’s and don’ts concerning security for Identity part 7

Once again, more best practices for Identity. In the last part I covered how we can protect your applications from leaking content. Keep your Identities secure and how to keep using MFA after on-premises MFA Server will not work anymore….

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