Somesh Pathak

Platform SSO for macOS: A Deep Dive into Configuration & Troubleshooting

The wait is over! After months of anticipation, Platform Single Sign-On (SSO) for macOS with Microsoft Entra ID is finally here and ready to transform your Mac login experience. Ready to Unleash the Power of Platform SSO for macOS? Now that the initial excitement has cooled down a bit, let&

Application Inventory: The Unsung Hero of macOS Security

In the ever-evolving threat landscape, keeping your organization's macOS devices secure is paramount. While Mobile Device Management (MDM) solutions offer a valuable layer of control, a critical piece of the puzzle often gets overlooked: application inventory. This blog post dives into the importance of a comprehensive application inventory

Set Sail for Smooth Seas: Effortless Mac Enrollment with Intune

Setting up a new Mac can feel like navigating a stormy sea for both IT admins and new users. Traditional Mac onboarding often involves a tedious process of manual configuration, software installation, and security settings application. This can lead to: * Lengthy Deployment Times: IT teams spend valuable time managing individual

Secure, Contain, Protect... Your Mac: Deploy mSCP with Intune

Imagine a scenario: Your Mac fleet houses a growing universe of data, valuable and vulnerable in equal measure. This ever-expanding data sprawl threatens to spiral out of control, a potential security nightmare. But fear not, for there's a guardian in the wings: mSCP. This isn't a

A New Era of Device Management: Exploring Microsoft Copilot for Security with Intune

Mobile device management just got smarter. In today's fast-changing digital world, keeping devices secure and under control is crucial. Microsoft Intune has always been a leader in mobile device management (MDM) and mobile application management (MAM), giving companies strong tools to handle work devices and apps. But with

Cool Clicks, Swift Kicks: Unleash Peak Mac Performance for a Smoother Ride!

As Intune admins, keeping our devices humming along smoothly is a top priority. That means not just security, but also peak performance. One often-forgotten hero in this fight? Strategic reboots! They apply updates, clear out cobwebs, and generally get Macs back on track. But manually clicking "restart" across

Copilot to the Rescue: Empowering Users and Streamlining IT with Self-Service Device Management

Imagine a world where basic device issues don't grind your workday to a halt. A world where resetting passwords, troubleshooting glitches, and finding lost devices are a breeze. Welcome to the world of Copilot, your new self-service champion built with Microsoft Power Virtual Agents. What is Copilot? Microsoft

Cloud PKI in Intune: The Future of Secure Certificate Management

This blog dives deep into the recently launched Cloud PKI, a game-changer for simplifying and automating certificate management within your Intune environment. Farewell, On-Premises PKI! For years, managing on-premises Public Key Infrastructures (PKI) meant juggling complex configurations, laborious manual tasks, and hefty infrastructure costs. Enter Cloud PKI, a game-changer recently

MacOS Managed Local Accounts: Friend or Foe? (With a New Friend in Town!)

The world of managing Macs just got a whole lot friendlier (or potentially foe-ish?) with the introduction of a new exciting feature: Managed Local Accounts. Announced at WWDC 2023 and released in Intune today with service release 2402, these features promise to revolutionize the way you handle Mac enrollment and