TechNet Flash - Volume 20, Issue 13: June 20, 2018

Top News Worldwide

Windows Autopilot adds zero-touch deployment and device reset

Help secure your workplace with threat protection services in Office 365

Windows Analytics: New tools to prepare for deployment and ensure PCs are up to date

Deploy third-party software updates with System Center Configuration Manager

Top Downloads

Windows 10 Enterprise

Windows Server 2016

Windows Admin Center

Windows Server 2016 Essentials

System Center 2016

Hyper-V Server 2016

System Center Configuration Manager and Endpoint Protection

Create an Azure free account

Azure Stack Development Kit

SQL Server 2017

Microsoft Intune 30-day trial

Windows Azure Pack

Microsoft Advanced Threat Analytics

Essentials for Hybrid Identity: Choosing the right authentication method
There are a number of options available for authentication in a hybrid environment. Authenticate in the cloud or on premises? Use password hash sync or pass-through authentication? Get an overview of your options and choose the right method for your environment.

An overview of compute options in Microsoft Azure
Improve the efficiency of your apps and simplify management by moving your apps from virtual machines to container-based and serverless architectures. Learn how to take advantage of your compute options in Azure.

Azure Active Directory delegated application management roles are in public preview
Improve your security posture and reduce the potential for mistakes in your environment by limiting the privileges delegated to people managing applications. Learn about the new roles and how they improve security.

Windows 10 servicing: Making sense of CB, CBB, SAC, and SAC-T
Since the initial release of Windows 10, Microsoft has updated its release cadence, service terminology, and servicing guidance. Get the latest information about Windows 10 servicing, learn what the term “targeted” means, and find out what changes are coming to the Windows Update for Business model.

Azure mobile app for iPhone and Android: Introduction and demo
Stay connected to your Azure resources from anywhere with the Azure mobile app. Check the status of your Azure resources, receive push notifications for service health alerts, run commands, and quickly fix issues from your phone.

Detecting script-based attacks on Linux
Azure Security Center supports threat detection for Linux. Learn about threats to Linux systems and how the techniques attackers use are often similar to those in attacks targeting Windows resources.

Windows Autopilot: What’s new and what’s next
The most recent updates to Windows Autopilot are game changers when it comes to quickly and easily deploying Windows 10 devices. Explore the latest enhancements and get a sneak peek at upcoming capabilities.

Accelerate Windows deployment with Windows Insider Preview builds
Learn how Windows 10 Insider Preview builds can reduce the overall validation effort involved with broad deployments. Roll out new releases faster and with greater confidence.


Enterprise security hands-on lab 
Put your enterprise security skills to the test as you shut down attacks while keeping your systems up and running. Launch a virtual environment, get notified of attacks, and determine which security controls to employ in this hands-on lab.

Securing the supply chain to reduce security threats 
Learn how to secure your supply chain. Microsoft security experts explain the risk-based framework for Microsoft’s own supply chain security program, share real-life experiences, and discuss how to implement a security framework for maximum results.


The Power of the Cloud: Microsoft Power User Conference 
June 22, 2018, Mississauga, ON
Use advanced features in Azure and Office 365 to meet your business needs. Join Microsoft MVPs and industry experts for a day-long workshop with deep-dive training in advanced concepts. Register to attend this event at the Microsoft Canada HQ in Mississauga, ON.

Ask Microsoft Anything: Windows Insider Program 
June 26–27, 2018
Get answers to your questions about the Windows Insider Program and how you can use it to speed up deployment of the latest Windows 10 releases. Join this live Ask Microsoft Anything session to connect with members of the Windows Insider team and the engineers working on Windows 10.

Windows Server Summit 
June 26, 2018
Explore the roadmap for Windows Server, discover new skills and best practices, and get answers from Microsoft experts in a live online event.

Emerging Tech Virtual Summit: Artificial intelligence unlocked 
June 27, 2018
Tap into the rich possibilities of artificial intelligence (AI). Register for this live online event to hear from industry leaders as they explore what’s possible with AI and how it can transform your business.

Microsoft Ignite 
September 24‒28, 2018, Orlando, FL
Registration is now open for this year’s Microsoft Ignite. Connect with professional peers and industry experts, try new tools, learn about emerging technologies, and explore solutions for today’s most complex business challenges.