TechNet Flash - Volume 21, Issue 11: May 22, 2019

Top News Worldwide

Free: Get the new Attack Surface Analyzer 2.0 for Linux, macOS, and Windows 10

Security configuration framework: A prioritized guide to hardening Windows 10

How to: Monitor inappropriate communication in Microsoft 365

Miss the Windows Server Summit 2019? Watch the keynote and deep-dive sessions on demand

Top Downloads

Windows 10 Enterprise

Windows Server 2019

Windows Admin Center

Windows Server 2019 Essentials

System Center 2019

Hyper-V Server 2016

System Center Configuration Manager and Endpoint Protection

Create an Azure free account

Azure Stack Development Kit

SQL Server 2019 CTP

Microsoft Intune 30-day trial

Windows Azure Pack

Microsoft Advanced Threat Analytics

Watch the demo: Knowledge mining with Azure Search
Watch a demo of the latest Azure Search capabilities and discover how hosted AI services can help you index unstructured data to unlock idle information inside your organization.

Azure Firewall and network virtual appliances
Learn about Azure Firewall, explore how it differs from network virtual appliances, and find out if Azure Firewall is a good fit for your environment.

New: Introduction to IoT Plug and Play
See how IoT Plug and Play lets IoT devices connect to cloud solutions, such as Azure IoT Central, which can then automatically understand the device and start interacting with it. All without writing any code.

New cloud-based policy management for Office 365 ProPlus
Find out how the new Office cloud policy service allows you to configure and enforce policies, assign policies to users via Azure Active Directory security groups, and access reporting related to policy configurations.

New: Microsoft Edge preview builds for macOS
The first Microsoft Edge preview builds for macOS are now available. With the new Chromium foundation, Microsoft Edge provides a consistent rendering experience on Windows and macOS. Get details and download the preview.

On-demand webinar: Build a Successful Hybrid Strategy
Learn about strategies, insights, and technologies essential to building a successful hybrid cloud environment. Get information on application consistency, data management, security considerations, and governance.

Azure SQL Database Edge Preview
Azure SQL Database Edge (preview) offers a route to data and analytics at the edge using the performant, highly available, and secure SQL engine. Read an overview to learn more about this intelligent edge solution.

Hyperconverged infrastructure (HCI) in your Windows Server environment
Find out how new HCI capabilities can reduce costs in your environment, enable easy scaling, and support robust centralized management of your infrastructure.

On demand: Compliance and Security Virtual Conference
The Compliance and Security Virtual Conference is now available on demand. Watch to learn how technology can help your organization meet its security needs, maintain compliance, and manage risk.


Microsoft 365 Technical Series: Modern Desktop Deployment 

May 29, 2019, Burlington, MA
May 29, 2019, Irving, TX
June 5, 2019, Houston, TX
June 5, 2019, Irvine, CA
June 6, 2019, Denver, CO
June 6, 2019, Detroit, MI
June 7, 2019, Malvern, PA
June 12, 2019, St. Louis, MO
June 13, 2019, Bellevue, WA
June 17, 2019, Chicago, IL
June 18, 2019, Alpharetta, GA
June 19, 2019, Sunnyvale, CA
June 20, 2019, Reston, VA
June 21, 2019, Edina, MN
June 25, 2019, Burlington, MA
June 26, 2019, Irving, TX
June 26, 2019, New York, NY

Understand how Windows 7 and Office 2010 end of support impacts your organization and what tools are available to update your software to meet this timeline. Gain hands-on experience with the tools you need to help accelerate deployment and support of Windows and Office as a service.

Microsoft 365 Technical Series: Security and Compliance 

May 30, 2019, Burlington, MA

May 30, 2019, Sunnyvale, CA

Bring your teams responsible for securing your organization and maintaining data privacy and compliance. You’ll get detailed implementation guidance across identity, threat protection, Windows ATP, information protection, and more within Microsoft 365.

Dashboard in a Day 

May 30, 2019, Bellevue, WA
May 30, 2019, San Francisco, CA
June 3, 2019, Malvern, PA
June 4, 2019, St. Louis, MO
June 5, 2019, Edina, MN
June 6, 2019, Burlington, MA
June 11, 2019, Denver, CO
June 11, 2019, Irving, TX
June 12, 2019, Irvine, CA
June 13, 2019, Sunnyvale, CA
June 18, 2019, New York, NY
June 19, 2019, Alpharetta, GA
June 19, 2019, Detroit, MI
June 19, 2019, Reston, VA
June 20, 2019, Chicago, IL
June 25, 2019, Houston, TX

Learn how to connect to, import, and transform data from a variety of sources, define business rules and KPIs, explore data with powerful visualization tools, build stunning reports, and share your dashboards with your team and/or the world.

Microsoft 365 Technical Series: Optimize Your Teamwork 

June 4, 2019, Bellevue, WA
June 4, 2019, Houston, TX
June 5, 2019, Sunnyvale, CA
June 6, 2019, Chicago, IL
June 6, 2019, St. Louis, MO
June 7, 2019, New York, NY
June 11, 2019, Reston, VA
June 11, 2019, San Francisco, CA
June 12, 2019, Detroit, MI
June 13, 2019, Alpharetta, GA
June 13, 2019, Edina, MN
June 13, 2019, Irvine, CA
June 14, 2019, Irving, TX
June 18, 2019, Burlington, MA
June 19, 2019, Denver, CO
June 20, 2019, Malvern, PA

Help your organization optimize its teamwork, meetings, and voice strategy with Microsoft 365 technical training for IT professionals. This workshop offers implementation guidance across Microsoft Teams, SharePoint, Yammer, and Outlook Mobile.

Communicating More Effectively and Working Better Together 

June 4, 2019, Alpharetta, GA
June 4, 2019, Burlington, MA
June 5, 2019, New York, NY
June 6, 2019, Malvern, PA
June 7, 2019, Reston, VA
June 11, 2019, Chicago, IL
June 11, 2019, Detroit, MI
June 12, 2019, Denver, CO
June 12, 2019, Irving, TX
June 13, 2019, Houston, TX
June 14, 2019, Edina, MN
June 18, 2019, Irvine, CA
June 19, 2019, Bellevue, WA
June 20, 2019, St. Louis, MO

Explore how to use Microsoft Teams and Office 365 to create a hub for teamwork, build customized options for each team, keep everyone on your team engaged, coauthor and share content quickly, and gain skills that will save you time and simplify your workflow immediately.

Webinar: SharePoint and OneDrive for Business at Microsoft 
June 6, 2019, online
Register for this live IT roundtable event. Experts from the Microsoft Core Services Engineering and Operations team will discuss Microsoft’s strategy for file management and answer your questions.

Webinar: Five Ways to Design Resilient IaaS Applications for Azure 
May 23, 2019, online
Learn how to implement five design patterns for infrastructure as a service applications in Azure. Build highly available applications that can quickly recover from hardware, datacenter, or even regional outages, while helping to protect your data.

Microsoft Business Applications Summit 2019 
June 10–11, 2019, Atlanta, GA
Register for the premier event for analysts, technical architects, and advanced users. Delve deeper into the tools you use every day, get a sneak peek at what’s next, connect with experts, and learn new skills.