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How to Automate Guest Account UserType Updates in Microsoft Entra with PowerShell

Managing guest user accounts in Microsoft Entra (formerly Azure Active Directory) is a critical aspect of maintaining the security and functionality of your organization’s tenant. Guest accounts often require specific permissions that differ from those of regular users, and sometimes, it becomes necessary to elevate these permissions by changing the account type from Guest to…

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Accessing Threat Intelligence Data from Defender for XDR Portal: A Comprehensive Guide

Accessing Threat Intelligence Data from Defender for XDR Portal: A Comprehensive Guide Navigating the complexities of cybersecurity requires a strategic approach, and key to that strategy is leveraging the right tools and data. Microsoft’s Defender for XDR stands out as a comprehensive solution, offering not just a defense mechanism but also a wealth of threat…

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How to Deploy a PowerShell Script via Intune to Remove AnyDesk from Devices

How to Deploy a PowerShell Script via Intune to Remove AnyDesk from Devices In light of recent security concerns, it’s become increasingly important for IT administrators to be able to quickly respond and mitigate potential threats. One such measure could involve the removal of potentially compromised software, like AnyDesk, from all managed devices. This blog…

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Integrating AWS with Microsoft Defender for Cloud: Enhancing Your Cloud Security Posture

Integrating AWS with Microsoft Defender for Cloud: Enhancing Your Cloud Security Posture In the realm of cloud computing, safeguarding assets against the ever-evolving threat landscape is paramount. Microsoft Defender for Cloud, formerly known as Azure Security Center, stands as a unified infrastructure security management system that strengthens the security posture of your cloud environments. This…

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Identifying Public vs. Private Microsoft 365 Groups

Introduction In the realm of enterprise security, understanding the visibility and access controls of your organization’s resources is paramount. This is especially true for Microsoft 365 Groups, which play a crucial role in collaboration across various Microsoft services. In this post, we’ll explore a PowerShell script I’ve developed to distinguish between public and private Microsoft…

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Empowering Your Workforce: The Critical Role of Upskilling in Cybersecurity

Introduction In the ever-evolving landscape of cybersecurity, one of the most effective shields against cyber threats is an informed and vigilant workforce. As cyber threats become increasingly sophisticated, the importance of upskilling internal staff cannot be overstated. Microsoft 365, with its array of built-in capabilities, offers a robust platform for enhancing cybersecurity awareness and skills…

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Securing Azure Active Directory from PowerShell abuse

Securing Azure Active Directory from PowerShell abuse Malware attacks are evolving and once common tactics are becoming a thing of the past. Attack strategies, like using a third-party hacking program or injecting viruses from external sources, are almost obsolete as they leave a distinct footprint. Most antimalware tools can now detect the presence of a…

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