Generative AI: Where Does It Fit In & What Myths Need to Be Debunked?

Generative AI: Where Does It Fit In & What Myths Need to Be Debunked? In recent years, the rise of ChatGPT and other AI-powered chatbots has propelled artificial intelligence into the spotlight of mainstream attention. With their ability to generate responses to a myriad of questions, AI platforms have fostered a perception that they possess […]

Licensing Optimization: Lessons Learned

Licensing Optimization: Lessons Learned At some point in almost every Microsoft 365 engagement I have with customers, we talk about licensing. Even if the project has absolutely nothing to do with licensing, and no one planned for it to come up, and we all pinky-swear that we won’t talk about it, it inevitably still comes […]

Teams Phones Major Updates: Chicken or Egg?

Teams Phones Major Updates: Chicken or Egg? Introduction This year, Microsoft will be making two (2) major changes to Teams Native phones: The operating system on the phones will be upgraded to Android 12. Management of Native Teams phones in Intune will switch to the Android Open Source Project (AOSP) from the Android Device Administrator. […]

Navigating the VMware License Increase: RETHINK IT & Consider Azure VMware Solution

Navigating the VMware License Increase: RETHINK IT & Consider Azure VMware Solution With Broadcom’s recent acquisition of VMware, many organizations face increases in licensing costs under the new subscription model due to how the subscriptions are calculated. Azure VMware Solution (AVS) presents a compelling alternative to not only help accelerate an organization’s cloud strategy, but […]

May 2024 Newsletter

May 2024 Newsletter What’s New at eGroup Enabling Technologies? eGroup Enabling Technologies Recognized with the Microsoft Verified Managed XDR Solution Status eGroup Enabling Technologies has achieved Microsoft Verified Managed Extended Detection and Response (MXDR) solution status. By achieving this status, our team has proven our robust MXDR services including a Security Operation Center (SOC) with […]

Purview Insider Risk Management: How to Capture Forensic Evidence on Intune Enrolled Devices

Purview Insider Risk Management: How to Capture Forensic Evidence on Intune Enrolled Devices Insider risks are a growing threat to organizations, especially in the era of remote work and cloud-based services. Insider risks can be caused by malicious actors who intentionally steal or leak sensitive data, sabotage systems, or compromise accounts. They can also be […]

AI Program Management: Lessons Learned from Infosec

AI Program Management: Lessons from Infosec The eGroup Enabling Technologies team has been spending a lot of time in the last few months helping clients preparing and deploying Copilot for Microsoft 365 and other AI tools. Through this work, it has become clear that to successfully adopt and maximize the value of these tools, it […]

April 2024 Newsletter

April 2024 Newsletter We’re back with our monthly roundup! Like any good partner, we’re listening! Since Microsoft announcements are coming in quickly, we’ve separated the list into subcategories below. Let us know what you’d like to see improved! Click Here To Tell Us What You’d Like To See In The Newsletter What’s New in the […]

Block Top-Level Domains with Intune and Windows Firewall Policy

Block Top-Level Domains with Intune and Windows Firewall Policy In this blog post, I will show you how to create Intune Endpoint Security Windows Firewall Policy and Firewall Rules to block outbound traffic using reusable group settings. This is a useful scenario for organizations that want to restrict the network access of their devices to […]

Deploying Intune LAPS with a Remediation Script and Protection Policy

Deploying Intune LAPS with a Remediation Script and Protection Policy Microsoft Intune LAPS (Local Administrator Password Solution) is a feature that allows you to manage the local administrator passwords of your Windows devices enrolled in Intune. It helps you prevent unauthorized access, pass-the-hash attacks, and lateral movement by generating random, complex, and unique passwords for […]