Updated agreements On October 25, 2021, Apple will post updated versions of operating system software license agreements to Apple Business Manager. Once posted, your organization won’t be able to enroll devices or deploy new apps until an administrator has signed in to Apple Business Manager and accepted the following agreements:
Phone scams Scams target everyone. Scammers use stealth, surprise and clever tactics to get what they want, which may be your money or your personal details. No-one is too smart to be scammed. But, there are things you can do to help spot—and stop—a phone scam. Report scams to Scamwatch If you think you’ve been scammed, tell your bank and phone company immediately.
App management Installation status for device-assigned required apps From the Installed apps page of the Windows Company Portal or the Company Portal website, end users can view the installation status and details for device-assigned required apps. This functionality is provided in addition to the installation status and details of user-assigned required apps. For more information about the Company Portal, see How to configure the Intune Company Portal apps, Company Portal website, and Intune app.
App management Microsoft 365 Apps for macOS devices are now universal apps When you deploy Microsoft 365 Apps for macOS devices from Microsoft Endpoint Manager, it now deploys the new universal versions of the app that runs natively on Apple Silicon Macs. The same deployment will install the x64 versions of the app on Intel Macs running macOS 10.14 and higher. To add Microsoft 365 Apps for macOS, in the Microsoft Endpoint Manager admin center > Apps > All apps > Add. Select macOS in the App type list under Microsoft 365 Apps. For related information, see Assign Microsoft 365 to macOS devices with Microsoft Intune.
All the major antivirus software makers plan to continue supporting their products past the Windows 7 end of life (EOL) date.
As the mass of information that is transferred and stored online grows every day, so does the desire of undesirables to access it - resulting in the number of data breaches involving endpoints growing at an alarming rate. So although you may believe your business to be protected, it may be time to look again at the security options available to you.
CASE STUDY: Deploying a mobile device for use at a gas-processing facility where any spark could be catastrophic was an interesting challenge for Australian managed mobility vendor, VoicePlus.
VoicePlus has upgraded its accreditation status to Microsoft Cloud Solution Provider; and is providing a Microsoft Intune managed service to several Australian enterprise customers.
Gartner predicts that 80% of worker tasks will take place on a mobile device by 2020, increasing the momentum to adopt UEM as a single endpoint console.
Nearly half of Australian employees admit to online shopping at work. What they don’t realise is that they could be compromising their employer’s cyber-security,