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How to Enable Microsoft 365 Backup Using the Admin Portal

How to Enable Microsoft 365 Backup Using the Admin Portal Introduction: Microsoft 365 offers a suite of powerful productivity tools, but data loss can still happen. To ensure the safety of your critical business data, it’s essential to set up regular backups. In this blog post, we will walk you through the process of enabling…

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Crafting Sample Alerts in Microsoft Defender for Cloud: A Quick Guide

Crafting Sample Alerts in Microsoft Defender for Cloud: A Quick Guide Introduction Welcome to our quick guide on creating sample alerts in Microsoft Defender for Cloud! This powerful security tool offers comprehensive protection for your cloud resources, but effectively utilizing its capabilities requires understanding how to set up and manage alerts. This blog post will…

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Mastering Continuous Reporting in Microsoft Defender for Cloud: A Step-by-Step Guide

Mastering Continuous Reporting in Microsoft Defender for Cloud: A Step-by-Step Guide Introduction: Welcome to a comprehensive guide on leveraging continuous reporting in Microsoft Defender for Cloud. As businesses increasingly migrate to the cloud, ensuring robust security in cloud environments has become paramount. Microsoft Defender for Cloud, formerly known as Azure Security Center, stands as a…

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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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Deploying Windows 365 and Integrating with Azure Network Connection: A Step-by-Step Guide

Deploying Windows 365 and Integrating with Azure Network Connection: A Step-by-Step Guide In today’s fast-paced digital era, the efficiency of cloud technology is reshaping the way businesses operate, and Microsoft’s Windows 365 Cloud PC stands at the forefront of this revolution. This solution promises the future today: a powerful, scalable, and secure desktop experience accessible…

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Network Upload PST Files – Microsoft Exchange Online

Network Upload PST Files – Microsoft Exchange Online In this article, I will revise a previous blog post in which I discussed bulk uploading PST files into Exchange Online. You can find the old post here. Hey there, it’s ThatLazyAdmin! Back at it with another tech tidbit for you. So, thinking of moving your old-school…

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Troubleshooting: Unable to Add Exchange Online Role Group

Troubleshooting: Unable to Add Exchange Online Role Group In this concise article, we will tackle a common issue encountered while attempting to create a new role group in Exchange Online – “Error executing request. The command you tried to run isn’t currently allowed in your organization”. Reason for encountering this error: In Microsoft’s data centers,…

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Understanding Microsoft’s Zero Trust Model for Identity

Written by a Shaun Hardneck (ThatLazyAdmin) Introduction In today’s hyper-connected world, the traditional perimeter-based security model is no longer sufficient. As cyber threats become more sophisticated, organizations need a new approach to security. Enter the Zero Trust model, a paradigm shift emphasizing “never trust, always verify.” At its core, Microsoft’s Zero Trust model for identity…

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Exchange Online Hybrid Wizard: ERROR AADSTS1002016: you are using TLS version 1.0; 1.1 and/or 3DES cipher which are deprecated.

Exchange Online Hybrid Wizard: ERROR AADSTS1002016: you are using TLS version 1.0; 1.1 and/or 3DES cipher which are deprecated. Why I am getting this error? You are receiving this error because Microsoft 365 only supports TLS 1.2 Connections. This means that any Windows systems running the HCW “Hybrid configuration Wizard” should have TLS 1.2 enabled.…

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Set Azure Diagnostic settings to Log Analytics workspace using Azure policy.

Set Azure Diagnostic settings to Log Analytics workspace using Azure policy. In this post, we will look at how to use Azure Policy to set Diagnostic settings to Log Analytics workspace. Let’s get started, sign in to Azure Admin Portal and type “Azure Policy” in the search bar. Select Policy. On the Policies page, Click…

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I am a Global Admin but don’t have access to Azure Subscriptions.

I am a Global Admin but don’t have access to Azure Subscriptions. One of the questions I get frequently is “If you are a Global Administrator, can you grant yourself access to the Azure Subscriptions?” The answer is YES you can and straight forward as well. To get started, navigate to Azure Active Directory and…

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