Tag: security

Migrate from Symantec to Microsoft Defender ATP – Windows security | Microsoft Docs

Many #WindowsVirtualDesktop (#WVD) customers use #MDATP since it often is a part of their license. If you are planning to switch from Symantec Endpoint Protection (Symantec) to Microsoft Defender Advanced Threat Protection use can this article as a guide to plan your migration. via Migrate from Symantec to Microsoft Defender ATP – Windows security | Microsoft […]

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How to use Azure AD Conditional Access to add a Terms of Use EULA WVD

Jason Samuel (@jasonsamuel) has written a nice article on how you can use Azure AD Conditional Access to add a Terms of Use EULA, amongst other services, #WindowsVirtualDesktop (#WVD). via How to use Azure AD Conditional Access to add a Terms of Use EULA to Citrix Workspace, Microsoft WVD, Office 365, and SaaS apps – […]

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Protecting WVD environments with Azure Security Center

Azure Security Center is a very popular and powerful Azure Service that is often used in #WindowsVirtualDesktop (#WVD) environments. This article explains how Azure Security Center can help maintain your Windows Virtual Desktop environment configuration hygiene and compliance, and protect it against threats. via Protecting Windows Virtual Desktop environments with Azure Security Center | Azure-blog en -updates | […]

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7 Security Controls to consider for Azure Windows Virtual Desktop (WVD) service

John Joon has written an article that can assist Solution Architects and Engineers in securing the #WindowsVirtualDesktop (#WVD) service. Applying as many as possible of the security controls listed in the article can significantly improve Remote Desktop Infrastructure security posture. via 7 Security Controls to consider for Azure Windows Virtual Desktop (WVD) service | by […]

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Windows Virtual Desktop + MDATP Web content filtering

In most #WindowsVirtualDesktop (#WVD)deployments IT want to control wants to control some IPs, URLs and categories of websites. My colleague Marco Moioli (@marco_moioli) explains how you can use Microsoft Defender Advanced Threat Protection (#MDATP) to achieve this. via (5) Windows Virtual Desktop + MDATP Web content filtering | LinkedIn

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Configuring Microsoft Defender Antivirus for WVD

The delicate balance of performance and usability are key to the user experience and can require fine tuning of all sorts of items in Windows. Antivirus can also benefit from VDI specific configurations and tuning. Among all other settings, it’s crucial to ensure antivirus protection on the device is configured optimally. Microsoft Defender Antivirus is […]

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New WVD partner with Session Recording

Ekran System is a #WindowsVirtualDesktop (#WVD) value-add partner that lets IT teams monitor all remote user activity on Microsoft Azure virtual machines. With Ekran System, you can record on-screen activity for every user session in published applications or virtual desktops while collecting a wide range of context-rich metadata, such as application names, active window titles, […]

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Windows Virtual Desktop Session Host Security

Dean Cefola of the Azure Academy (@MSAzureAcademy) has a video up that explains 18 ways to help secure your #WVD Session Hosts today ! Here’s what he covers: Azure Security Center Azure Advisor Azure Monitor Azure Sentinel Azure Disk Encryption FSLogix Backup FSLogix Security WVD Security AppGroup Assignments HostPool Validation HostPool RDP Properties WVD Client […]

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Windows Virtual Desktop security best practices

In a #WindowsVirtualDesktop deployment, Microsoft manages portions of the services on the customer’s behalf. The service has many built-in advanced security features, such as Reverse Connect, which reduce the risk involved with having remote desktops accessible from anywhere. This article describes additional steps you can take as an admin to keep your customers’ #WVD deployments […]

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Monitoring Windows Virtual Desktop environments with Azure Sentinel

In this blog, we will explore how you can use Azure Sentinel to monitor your WVD environment. This blog post covers monitoring resources using the Windows Virtual Desktop Fall 2019 release without Azure Resource Manager objects. If you are using the Windows Virtual Desktop Spring 2020 release with Azure Resource Manager objects (in Public Preview […]

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