Author: Nick

Ten Tips to Zero Trust

The industry as a whole is moving more towards a Zero Trust mindset as we move away from on-premises network based perimeters to cloud native / cloud first solutions. The video below will walk you through ten tips to start you on your journey of achieving a Zero Trust mindset. This is not the answer…
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Legacy Auth and the risk

What’s the skinny? Welcome back ContosoEDU world! We all know that the world for our digital accounts has changed drastically since the old days of Windows NT. With the ever growing reliance on cloud based services (SaaS being a huge one) we now more than ever need to focus on protecting our identities. Once of…
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Azure AD + G Suite + User Provisioning!

Want to have Azure AD provision users and groups into G Suite? No longer want to have a reliance on Google’s on-premises sync tool? Well come on in and learn how to do just that!

Microsoft 365 Message Center

Have you used the message center in M365 before? Don’t know what that is? Read this then it might just help you out a bit!

Disable Private Chat in Microsoft Teams for Students

Learn how to apply a specific messaging policy to just students using some PowerShell magic!

Managing Licensing in Microsoft 365 EDU

This is a quick and dirty post with some pre-canned information I send to my customers when the conversation of “how do I manage licensing” comes up. I’ll come back and add more context but for now this should be a great starting point for most any EDU organization!

Let’s Integrate G Suite with Azure AD!

Learn how to bring two worlds closer together by using Azure AD as your IDP for G Suite! Want to see how and learn why do it? Read on.

Welcome to Contoso EDU!

In the ever changing world of technology it can be hard to keep up. Enterprise and even SMB organizations have time and resources, in most cases, to research and implement new technologies to better their business and customers. But in Education that’s not always the case. Microsoft has some amazing documentation, it’s better than previous…
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