Category: Security

  • Azure Virtual Desktop Sign-in without access to ADFS
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    Azure Virtual Desktop Sign-in without access to ADFS

    Azure Virtual Desktop supports Azure AD Join and the option to enable Single Sign-On, when starting a remote session to a desktop or application. This would usually require access to ADFS when your users domain is federated with ADFS. But did you know this works without AVD having access to ADFS? The Case AVD is […]

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  • Azure AD Conditional access rules, how I design the secure way.

    Azure AD Conditional access rules, how I design the secure way.

    Azure Active Directory with Conditional Access Rules have been available for a several years, and every customer have activated some kind of rule during these years. We see multiple ways customer have started this journey, and if not done right you might not be as secure as you thought. And recent years, conditional access have […]

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  • Azure Virtual Desktop Black Screen Fixed
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    Azure Virtual Desktop Black Screen Fixed

    You attempt to open an Azure Virtual Desktop and after normal login activities, you just receive a black screen. There is no start menu, but maybe Teams automatically starts. Doesn’t sign-in though. You can also attempt to open an Azure Virtual Application, but it returns a black screen and closes the tab automatically. AVD Setup […]

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  • Microsoft 365 Secure Score 100% Good or bad?

    Microsoft 365 Secure Score 100% Good or bad?

    How many % should you achieve? 50%? 70%? 90%? 100%? What is the Microsoft 365 secure score? But first, the Secure Score is measured in percent calculated by Microsoft after searching through you Microsoft 365 setup. The Secure Score is divided into four categories; Identity, Apps, Data and Devices, so we got a secure score […]

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  • How I started learning KQL for Sentinel

    How I started learning KQL for Sentinel

    I recently made it through the Microsoft Cloud Skill Challenge: Microsoft Ignite: Protect Everything Challenge and it is a lot of information in this challenge. Oh my lord, how Microsoft Security portfolio have grown! But this chapter on Kusto Query Language (KQL) statements for Sentinel stood out for me, and gave me a much better […]

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  • Security awareness month of the year (October)
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    Security awareness month of the year (October)

    October, the nationwide security month of the year. A month we use to share security knowledge internally and externally. Following USA and EUs information security organ (ENISA) yearly security month we take extra responsibility to increase security awareness and protection. Therefore, we come together and deliver free security related presentations in October. People working in […]

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    Microsoft Security – Get all users without a compliant device

    When you want activate security it is useful to understand who will potentially be negatively impacted by your settings. For instance if your enabling compliant device requirement for certain applications, I would recommended knowing who will be blocked and doesn’t have a compliant device they can access the applications from. If you are implementing Azure […]

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Ehlo!

I am Roy Apalnes, a Microsoft Cloud Evangelist working av Sopra Steria. Main focus in Microsoft Security and Endpoint Management, with a bigger picture in mind.

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