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Early Bird Gets the Worm: Testing iOS 18 & macOS 15 (Beta) Devices with Intune

Apple has unleashed its latest developer darlings: the iOS 18 and macOS 15 betas! For the tech-savvy and curious, these pre-release versions offer a glimpse into the future of Apple's software. This is where Microsoft Intune swoops in. As a powerful mobile device management (MDM) tool, Intune can

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

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

Say "Bye Felicia" to Passwords: Secure Enclave Takes Mac SSO to the Next Level

The integration of Secure Enclave with Platform Single Sign-On (PSSO) advances security-usability balance. This fusion not only enhances the protection against unauthorised access but also elevates the user authentication experience to new heights. This blog post will explain Secure Enclave, its role in bolstering PSSO, and how to use it

From Newbie to Pro: Enrollment & Logs for Apple Devices

Feeling overwhelmed by the sheer number of iPhones, iPads, and Macs under your wing? Juggling configurations, security, and user needs can quickly turn into a tech juggling act. MDM can feel like a black box at times, offering hidden magic without revealing its secrets. This blog post is your decoder,

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