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The Expert Guide to Azure AD Connect

Hybrid Identity Protection Podcast

Release Date: 09/04/2020

The Origin Story of the HIP Conference | Special HIP 2020 Edition show art The Origin Story of the HIP Conference | Special HIP 2020 Edition

Hybrid Identity Protection Podcast

Days before the third annual Hybrid Identity Protection conference commences, some of the original figures from the former DEC (Directory Experts Conference) series join Sean to reminisce on how the HIP series was born and why they kept coming back to this community that lives on at these events. 

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Becoming Identity-Aware with Identity Defined Security Alliance show art Becoming Identity-Aware with Identity Defined Security Alliance

Hybrid Identity Protection Podcast

In a recent report from Identity Defined Security Alliance, 79% of enterprises surveyed suffered an identity breach in the past two years. For episode 11, Executive Director for the IDSA, Julie Smith, joins us with special guest, Gil Kirkpatrick (16-time Microsoft MVP and Chief Architect at Semperis). They discuss zero-trust model initiatives, the NIST Framework, and the call for organizations to have an identity-centric strategy.

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Hope Is Not a Strategy: The Security Blueprint for Startups, SMBs, and Beyond show art Hope Is Not a Strategy: The Security Blueprint for Startups, SMBs, and Beyond

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In this week's episode, we have Dominic Vogel, the Founder & Chief Strategist at CyberSC, walking through the mistakes and cybersecurity misconceptions of small to mid-size businesses. The prevalence of attacks today means SMBs are more vulnerable to become targets or caught in the crossfire. One thing remains certain: hope is not a strategy.

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The Expert Guide to Azure AD Connect show art The Expert Guide to Azure AD Connect

Hybrid Identity Protection Podcast

In Episode 9, Jorge de Almeida Pinto talks with Sean about all things Azure AD Connect, your link between Active Directory and Azure AD.

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Operating in the Age of Zero Trust and Machine Learning show art Operating in the Age of Zero Trust and Machine Learning

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The rapid shift in priorities among today’s enterprises is leaving security professionals applying these zero trust— “trust no-one, verify everything”— principles to existing on-premises networks. In this episode, Sean’s talking with Hed Kovetz, Silverfort CEO and Co-Founder. They discuss not only what “zero trust network” means, but the risk in a perimeterless era of allowing users on untrusted devices to access broad internal network access.

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Choosing the Right Security Solution, Not the Temporary One show art Choosing the Right Security Solution, Not the Temporary One

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Nothing is as permanent in IT as a temporary solution. Sander Berkouwer, 11-time Microsoft MVP and CTO of SCCT, joins Sean on the Hybrid Identity Protection Podcast to discuss the "new normal," dynamics of Azure AD B2B, and what cutting corners in the world of identity access can bring about for administrators.

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Weaning Yourself Away From GUI-Based AD Administration show art Weaning Yourself Away From GUI-Based AD Administration

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Continuous learning when it comes to being an AD Admin is a requirement as they’re tasked with adapting to maintain relevancy. Mike Kanakos (Senior Systems Engineer in IAM at Align Systems), discusses his path to automating tasks and tips for becoming less dependent on the GUI for Active Directory management, including the 5 Core AD Management PowerShell Cmdlets.

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Coping With User Demand show art Coping With User Demand

Hybrid Identity Protection Podcast

When the forecasting and planning for 2020 couldn’t call for what was in store, Microsoft became tasked with quickly catch up to the demand necessary for the new reality users faced. Expert Microsoft strategist and “Windows Weekly” podcast host, Mary Jo Foley, joins Sean to discuss just how Microsoft had to come to grips with the increased infrastructure load courtesy of COVID.

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Managing and Securing Cloud-Only Accounts in Your Hybrid Environment show art Managing and Securing Cloud-Only Accounts in Your Hybrid Environment

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Today’s guest on The HIP Podcast is Microsoft Cloud Specialist, Allen Brokken. As an expert in leveraging hybrid cloud techniques, Allen shares the right way to deal with admin accounts in your cloud service and how a phone call to the security operations center may be the best way to secure your global administrator accounts.

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Keeping a Security-First Mindset in a Keeping a Security-First Mindset in a "Get It Done Fast" World

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In times of rapid change, security tends to take a back seat. And good hackers never waste a crisis. So, how are the pros managing remote access security risks during COVID-19? Tune into HIP Podcast episode #3 featuring leading white hat Active Directory security expert, Sean Metcalf.

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In Episode 9, Jorge de Almeida Pinto talks with Sean about all things Azure AD Connect, your link between Active Directory and Azure AD.

Azure AD Connect is Microsoft's identity synchronization mechanism between on-premises Active Directory and in-the-cloud Azure Active Directory. This makes it a critical piece of your hybrid infrastructure. Join us to learn about its features, how to upgrade it, and the very real consequences of not keeping AD Connect up to date.