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Discover the Latest Updates from Microsoft Intune: December 2020 Edition

What’s New in Microsoft Intune – 2212 (December) Edition
Microsoft Intune is a cloud-based service that helps organizations manage access to corporate apps, data, and resources. In this article, we will be discussing the latest updates and features included in the December 2212 edition of Microsoft Intune.

New Features
The December 2212 edition of Microsoft Intune includes a number of new features that are designed to make it easier for organizations to manage their mobile devices and applications. These features include:

* Improved mobile device management (MDM) capabilities
* Improved application security policies
* Support for Windows 10X devices
* Improved device enrollment experience
* Ability to deploy third-party applications
* Improved reporting capabilities

Mobile Device Management (MDM)
The improved MDM capabilities included in the December 2212 edition of Microsoft Intune make it easier for organizations to manage and secure their mobile devices. With the improved MDM capabilities, organizations can now better control access to corporate apps and resources by setting up access policies, device restrictions, and data protection policies.

In addition, organizations can now use the MDM capabilities to manage mobile device applications, including third-party applications, and to deploy apps to managed devices. This can help organizations ensure that their employees are using approved apps and that the applications are up-to-date with the latest security patches.

Application Security Policies
The December 2212 edition of Microsoft Intune also includes improved application security policies. Organizations can now define more granular security policies for their mobile applications and devices. This can help organizations ensure that their mobile devices and applications are secure and compliant with corporate policies.

For example, organizations can now set up policies to require users to enter a passcode when accessing corporate apps and data, or to require users to use a secure VPN connection when accessing corporate resources. Organizations can also set up policies to restrict access to certain types of content, such as adult content, or to prevent users from installing certain types of apps.

Support for Windows 10X Devices
The December 2212 edition of Microsoft Intune also includes support for Windows 10X devices. This allows organizations to manage and secure Windows 10X devices using the same set of tools and policies used to manage and secure other mobile devices.

Organizations can now use the MDM capabilities to deploy apps to Windows 10X devices, as well as to restrict access to corporate resources and data. The improved reporting capabilities also make it easier for organizations to track and monitor Windows 10X devices.

Improved Device Enrollment Experience
The December 2212 edition of Microsoft Intune also includes an improved device enrollment experience. The improved enrollment experience allows organizations to quickly and easily enroll their devices into the Microsoft Intune service. This can help organizations save time and make it easier to manage their mobile devices.

Deploy Third-Party Applications
Organizations can now deploy third-party applications using the MDM capabilities included in the December 2212 edition of Microsoft Intune. This allows organizations to quickly and easily deploy third-party applications to their managed devices. Organizations can also use the MDM capabilities to manage the applications and to ensure that they are up-to-date with the latest security patches.

Improved Reporting Capabilities
The December 2212 edition of Microsoft Intune also includes improved reporting capabilities. Organizations can now use the reporting capabilities to track and monitor their mobile devices and applications. This can help organizations ensure that their devices and applications are secure and compliant with corporate policies.

In addition, organizations can now use the reporting capabilities to identify potential security issues and to investigate incidents. Organizations can also use the reporting capabilities to analyze usage of corporate applications and resources.

PowerShell Script Examples
PowerShell scripts can be used to automate the configuration and management of Microsoft Intune. Here are some examples of PowerShell scripts that can be used to configure and manage Microsoft Intune:

* Create an Intune enrollment policy:New-IntuneEnrollmentPolicy -Name “MyEnrollmentPolicy” -PlatformType “Windows” -EnrollmentType “UserEnrollment” -UserGroup “MyUserGroup”
* Retrieve device details from Intune:Get-IntuneDevice -Id “DeviceId”
* Create an Intune application policy:New-IntuneApplicationPolicy -Name “MyApplicationPolicy” -PlatformType “Windows” -ApplicationGroup “MyApplicationGroup”
* Deploy an application to a device:Set-IntuneDeviceApplicationDeployment -Id “DeviceId” -ApplicationId “ApplicationId” -DeploymentAction “Install”
* Create an Intune device configuration policy:New-IntuneDeviceConfigurationPolicy -Name “MyDeviceConfigurationPolicy” -PlatformType “Windows” -DeviceGroup “MyDeviceGroup”

Conclusion
The December 2212 edition of Microsoft Intune includes a number of new features and improvements that make it easier for organizations to manage their mobile devices and applications. The improved MDM capabilities, application security policies, device enrollment experience, and reporting capabilities can help organizations ensure that their devices and applications are secure and compliant with corporate policies. In addition, organizations can now use PowerShell scripts to automate the configuration and management of Microsoft Intune.

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