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The Outer Rings of the System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM) Inferno

Posted by CSS Technical Team on Oct 23, 2012 5:01:00 AM

Since time draws ever closer to the season of the witch, allow me to start out with an excerpt from a timeless techie classic, the poem titled, “The Ramen.” I know not from whom it came but kudos to them:

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Topics: IT Security, Microsoft Security Partner, SCCM 2012, Configuration Manager, Desktop Security, Microsoft SCCM, ConfigMgr, SCCM 2007, SCCM, System Administrator, The Ramen, Blog, Role Based Security, Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager

Using System Center Orchestrator to Automate Security Tasks

Posted by CSS Technical Team on Aug 6, 2012 6:44:00 AM

With System Center Configuration Manager 2012, customers have the ability to use Endpoint Protection capabilities to provide anti-malware services and security to servers and clients. However, to reduce administrator touch points and mistakes, we can use the flexibility of System Center Orchestrator to augment and automate standard security processes. In this post, I will demonstrate how to create a runbook to automate the triggering of a full Endpoint Protection malwarescan in response to a malware detected alert within Configuration Manager.

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Topics: Application Publishing, IT Security, Microsoft Security Partner, Microsoft System Center, SCCM 2012, Configuration Manager, Desktop Security, Sysctr, Infrastructure Management, System Center 2012, SCORCH, workflow, SCCM, System Center Orchestrator, System Center Configuration Manager 2012, Anti-Malware, Blog, SCCM client

Tips from the Field - Deploying Virtualized Applications using System Center Configuration Manager 2007

Posted by CSS Technical Team on Jun 13, 2012 10:25:00 AM

My name is Jamie Smith and I’m a Consultant for Certified Security Solutions Secure Infrastructure Management team. I would like to introduce you to the next segment of our ‘Windows 7 Accelerate with System Center’ marketing campaign: Deploying Virtualized Applications using System Center Configuration Manager 2007. If your organization is still running Windows XP then it’s time to take a long hard look at the calendar and look up April 8, 2014, or better yet, have a look here for the countdown. You have less than 22 months to man the Windows 7 lifeboats and evacuate the decommissioning Windows XP. Seeing as where a typical organization takes around 18 months to do a proper migration, that means there is still some time to step away from the panic button and look things over from stem to stern. One of the ways to can help yourself is by taking some of those applications that you really don’t want to install again and virtualize them.

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Topics: System Center Configuration Manager 2007, Windows 7, Microsoft System Center, Configuration Manager, Win7, Microsoft App-V, Virtualized Applications using System Center Confi, SCCM 2007, App-V sequencer, XP End of Life, Blog, SCCM client, Application Virtualization, App-V, Windows XP, Microsoft Application Virtualization

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