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WVD Pricing Guide (Windows Virtual Desktop)

WVD was released in preview back in March, and our step-by-step guide to deploy WVD is one of our most popular posts. Pricing for WVD Continue Reading

The Complete Office 365 and Microsoft 365 Licensing Comparison

I've only met one other person that could write the complete Office 365 and Microsoft 365 licensing comparison. That person is Glenton Davis, Sr. Product Continue Reading

Step-by-Step Guide to Deploy Windows Virtual Desktop in Azure

Windows Virtual Desktop (WVD) was finally released to public preview GA (UPDATED 9/2019), so here's your step-by-step guide to deploy Windows Virtual Desktop! For those Continue Reading

Earning the Microsoft Security Competency

The Microsoft Security competency has been awarded to Infused Innovations for their recently announced Intelligent Threat Protection service. ITP is a security orchestration, automation, and Continue Reading

Get Your Organization Ready to Leave Passwords Behind

So many passwords, such a headache and waste of keystrokes...I'm ready to drop these things completely. Chances are, you or your employees have felt this Continue Reading

Infused Innovations Launches Managed Intelligent Threat Protection

Infused Innovations is announcing their new managed Intelligent Threat Protection (ITP) service that is replacing their Secqur Aether platform. Along with the rebrand, Infused Innovations Continue Reading

Start Moving to Modern Authentication

Microsoft has announced that it will end support for Basic Authentication in Exchange Online next year, on October 13, 2020. Various protocols will change their Continue Reading

Writing an Effective Security Incident Response Procedure

If you're a chief information security officer, you need to write security incident response procedure documents (I'll call them SIRPdocs). And your job can depend Continue Reading

Microsoft Flow is Now Power Automate

If you've heard of Microsoft Flow, you know that it's one part of Microsoft's Power platform trio which aims to increase efficiency and productivity for Continue Reading

Step-by-Step Guide to Install FSLogix on WVD

With the recent GA of Windows Virtual Desktop (WVD) Microsoft has extended its ability to deliver important endpoint capabilities to users anywhere in the world. Continue Reading

Microsoft 365 Plans for Non-Profits

Non-profit organizations often underestimate their risk of cyber attacks. This leaves them more vulnerable than they realize and oftentimes an easier target than other kinds Continue Reading

Microsoft Ignite’s Top Announcements

Microsoft Ignite is the annual conference where the tech giant gets to show off its exciting new developments. The company's many announcements are of interest Continue Reading

Windows Autopilot for Workstation Imaging

The typical process of acquiring new devices and configuring them for company use is a bit of a headache. It goes something like this: your Continue Reading

PSA: Patch BlueKeep and DejaBlue Now

Microsoft issued two of the same warnings to its users this year: patch BlueKeep and DejaBlue on your vulnerable Windows systems. When the first and Continue Reading

MAM and Intune: Sandboxing Corporate Data

In line with all of Microsoft's products, Intune is designed to deliver top security for corporate data while optimizing user productivity. In this case, we're Continue Reading

Microsoft 365 Plans for Education

Educational institutions face the cybersecurity risks of other organizations and more. Because of certain factors inherent to the nature of educational places, these institutions are Continue Reading

What is Azure Sentinel?

Just as a soldier stands guard, ready to defend against surprise attacks, so stands this duo of SIEM + SOAR for your Security Operations Center(SOC). Continue Reading

Connect to WVD from Anywhere

After you deploy WVD, use the links below to download the remote desktop client for your device to connect to WVD. Use the native client Continue Reading

Pricing for Azure Sentinel is GA

After being in Preview since February 2019, Microsoft just announced the General Availability and pricing for Azure Sentinel today! As a Gold Microsoft Partner with Continue Reading

Shared Responsibility Matrix for Cloud Services

When migrating to the cloud, organizations sometimes mistakenly assume that the cloud service provider (CSP) takes on the role of securing their data and maintaining Continue Reading

Shadow IT Discovery with Microsoft Cloud App Security

Apps! You run the world! I can just hear Beyonce's voice in my head--mainly because I just listened to it on Google Play Music. And Continue Reading

Cybersecurity Automation with Azure Sentinel for SIEM and SOAR

Traditional security operations centers could get away with pre-set prevention technology and detection mechanisms based on prior knowledge of attack methods. But in the past Continue Reading

Microsoft 365 and Intune Lead in Gartner’s Unified Endpoint Management (UEM) Magic Quadrant for 2019

It only took 18 months for Gartner to go from describing Microsoft Intune for UEM as an "infant" to making it a leader. That's a Continue Reading

Financial Cybersecurity for Modern Hacks on World Banks

We hear about a large world bank hack almost every week these days. From the recent Capital One breach to the European Central Bank attack, Continue Reading

A Guide to Ransomware Protection with Microsoft 365

Protecting modern IT systems from ransomware is fairly simple now with Microsoft 365. Microsoft uses AI models and machine learning to process 6.5 trillion daily Continue Reading

Embracing and Growing An Innovation Mindset

If you think of buzzwords that different people like to apply to their businesses, “innovative” is often at the top of the list. However, there’s Continue Reading

Microsoft’s Windows Defender AV Earns “Top Product” Award in June 2019 Antivirus Comparison

Microsoft's Windows Defender AV just received the top score and "Top Product" award from the independent German institute, AV-Test. Wow, that's not something you hear Continue Reading

Go Passwordless With Microsoft 365

Using SMS for MFA and resetting passwords every 90 days is a losing game. People write passwords on sticky notes, and your phone carrier will Continue Reading

The Fundamentals of a Strong Cybersecurity Framework

The intent of implementing a cybersecurity framework is to increase the effort of an attacker to gain privileged access. By breaking the attacker's economic attack Continue Reading

Step-by-Step Guide to Configure Valimail for DMARC Monitoring With Office 365 and Azure SSO

Last month, Microsoft announced that anyone with an active Office 365 subscription can configure Valimail for DMARC monitoring for free! Great! But what the heck Continue Reading

Zero Trust Security Concepts and Microsoft 365

88 records were lost or stolen every second in 2017, and that number is only likely to increase. The two most common settings for these Continue Reading

Guide to Deploy Gen2 VMs in Azure

This week Microsoft announced the public preview of support to deploy gen2 VMs in Azure. Gen2 VMs have been around since Windows Server 2012 R2 Continue Reading

Guide to Deploy Office 365 ProPlus in Windows Virtual Desktop

I deployed Windows Virtual Desktop (WVD) four times the day it came out and shared my thoughts about it. One of the first questions I Continue Reading

Step-by-Step Guide to Deploy Azure Sentinel

Azure Sentinel is by far the most exciting announcement out of Redmond so far this year. Aside from that, what is Azure Sentinel? It's a Continue Reading

Infused Innovations Earns Microsoft DevOps Gold Competency for their Azure DevSecOps Platform: Secqur

We are proud to congratulate the Infused Innovations engineering team for their continued demonstration of expertise across the Microsoft cloud ecosystem. As Infused Innovations expands Continue Reading

Step-by-Step Guide to Securing Windows Virtual Desktop in Azure with Conditional Access and MFA

One of my biggest complaints about using Azure AD P1 to issue Azure MFA challenges on a traditional RDS deployment via RADIUS authentication is that Continue Reading

Threat Hunting with Azure AD Premium Subscriptions

Every cloud security workshop that I perform with a client to enable Microsoft’s Enterprise Mobility + Security (EM+S) suite typically yields an unpleasant surprise. I Continue Reading

Troubleshooting Code Challenges and SQL with Azure App Insights

Sometimes we are engaged to solve tough infrastructure performance problems. We’ve all been in situations where the infrastructure team is blaming the developers, the developers Continue Reading

Better together: Conditional Access with Azure MFA (Multifactor Authentication)

As enabling multifactor authentication is the number one security recommendation to improve your Microsoft Secure Score, let’s take a look at why it's better to Continue Reading

You’re on the Wrong Microsoft 365 License for your Business

Well, you're probably on the wrong Microsoft 365 business license. If you’re on one of the following plans, then skip this article: Microsoft 365 E5Microsoft Continue Reading

Infused Innovations Acquires Serengeti Labs

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Infused Innovations Acquires Serengeti Labs Enhancing Focus on Applied Technology, AI, Machine Learning, and IoT Infused Innovations (401) 267-4460 [email protected]   North Kingstown, RI: On Continue Reading

Top 10 Security Best Practices with Microsoft 365 in 2019

Welcome to my initial blog post for our Secure Modern Workplace series! At Infused Innovations, one of our core security philosophies is that human minds Continue Reading

Infused Innovations Announces New CISO

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Infused Innovations Announces New CISORepresents the importance of Cybersecurity for Organizations of all Sizes  Infused Innovations (401) 267-4460 [email protected]   North Kingstown, RI: On Monday, Infused Continue Reading