TechNet Flash - Volume 21, Issue 12: June 5, 2019

Top News Worldwide

Get the new security baseline for Windows 10 and Windows Server

Register now for Microsoft Ignite 2019 (November 4–8, 2019)

Now in preview: Microsoft Defender ATP for Mac

Windows Server 2019: What’s new in the version 1903 update

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

On-demand webinar: The Power of Advanced Hunting
Take a deep dive into Windows Defender Advanced Threat Protection, learn the fundamentals of hunting with Kusto, and work through real-life cybersecurity scenarios.

Discover shadow IT across IaaS and PaaS
Microsoft Cloud App Security has extended its shadow IT discovery capabilities to detect resources that are hosted on infrastructure as a service (IaaS) and platform as a service (PaaS) solutions across Microsoft Azure, Amazon Web Services, and Google Cloud Platform. Learn about the new Discovered Resources tab in the Microsoft Cloud App Security portal.

Demo: Windows Autopilot white glove and recent updates
Take a look at the new Windows Autopilot capability called white glove. See how it allows you to pre-provision applications, policies, and settings so users are up and running on a new system in just a few moments.

Azure App Configuration: Simplify management of application configurations
Azure App Configuration is now in public preview. It provides a centralized place to store application settings and feature flags, control accesses, and deliver configuration data. Discover how this new service simplifies the management of application configuration and feature flighting.

Uncovering a Linux-based cyberattack using Azure Security Center
Nearly half of Azure virtual machines are running on Linux, and as the number of Linux servers grows, so do the number of attacks targeting them. Learn about a real-world attack that initially looked like crypto mining, but actually intended to use the compromised host for more large-scale attacks.

Now available: Adaptive network hardening in Azure Security Center
Find out how Azure Security Center can learn the network traffic and connectivity patterns of your Azure workloads and provide network security group rule recommendations for your internet-facing virtual machines.

Microsoft IoT in Action webinars on demand
Watch past IoT in Action webinars on demand and learn how to transform your business with scalable, end-to-end IoT solutions.

PowerShell 7 road map
Get the first preview release of PowerShell 7. Find out what changes are available now and new features to expect in the future.

Symantec’s zero-downtime migration to Azure Cosmos DB
See how Symantec shifted from a complex, self-managed database infrastructure to a geographically dispersed and low-latency database solution using Azure Cosmos DB. Find out how this was accomplished with minimal code changes and no downtime.

Key causes of performance differences between Azure SQL Database and SQL Server
Understand the factors that can cause performance differences between SQL Server and a SQL Database managed instance, and learn how to make fair comparisons between the two.

Control where your data resides
Configure where SharePoint site data is stored and where individual OneDrive files reside. Office 365 Multi-Geo capabilities for SharePoint Online let you easily set up and manage where your data is stored, while controlling how your data is shared and searched.


Microsoft 365 Technical Series: Modern Desktop Deployment 

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: Optimize Your Teamwork 

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 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.

Dashboard in a Day 

June 11, 2019, Denver, CO
June 11, 2019, Irving, TX
June 12, 2019, Irvine, CA
June 14, 2019, San Francisco, CA
June 18, 2019, Bellevue, WA
June 18, 2019, Malvern, PA
June 18, 2019, St. Louis, MO
June 19, 2019, Alpharetta, GA
June 19, 2019, Detroit, MI
June 19, 2019, Reston, VA
June 20, 2019, Burlington, MA
June 20, 2019, Chicago, IL
June 20, 2019, Edina, MN
June 25, 2019, Houston, TX
June 27, 2019, Sunnyvale, CA

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 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.

IT roundtable: Modern Meetings with Microsoft Teams and Microsoft Teams Rooms 
June 11, 2019, online
Learn about Microsoft’s modern meeting strategy and how Core Services Engineering and Operations deploys, manages, monitors, and supports services for Microsoft Teams and Microsoft Teams Rooms.

Azure security expert series: Cloud Security Best Practices 
June 19, 2019, online
Join Ann Johnson, Vice President of Cybersecurity at Microsoft, to hear how Azure innovations are redefining security for cloud environments. Chat online with Microsoft cloud security experts and access new on-demand sessions covering cloud security topics. Click to add this live event to your calendar.

Webinar: Speaking of Security ‒ Privacy Compliance 
June 20, 2019, online
Learn about the Microsoft approach to privacy compliance and General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) requirements. Hear from Microsoft experts about governance, compliance, transparency, and the elements necessary to build a privacy program.