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18. January 2022

Better Together – Microsoft Azure AD and deviceTRUST

Microsoft Azure Active Directory, commonly known as Azure AD, is a system in Microsoft Azure that enables identity management to configure user and group access to services and resources. Together with deviceTRUST Contextual Security, administrators now have a powerful new way to enforce all security, compliance and regulatory requirements securely and intelligently for Azure AD connected devices when accessing on-premises […]

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13. December 2021

deviceTRUST + CVE-2021-44228 – Rest assured, no JAVA involved here!

If you have opened Twitter, LinkedIn or basically anything with Internet access since last Thursday, you will have heard of “log4j” or “Log4Shell”. There are already heaps of very good sources on the details of this security issue. Please refer to those if you wish to get more insight: org CVE – CVE-2021-44228 (mitre.org) org Log4j – Apache Log4j Security […]

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21. October 2021

Printer mapping with deviceTRUST and Microsoft’s patch for CVE-2021-34527 – aka “Printer Nightmare”

Microsoft recently fixed several vulnerabilities in the print spooler and coherent functions. The vulnerabilities, publicly known as “Printer Nightmare” can lead to remote code execution based on the driver installation function. All required Information can be found at the following links: Microsoft’s support site: KB5005010: Restricting installation of new printer drivers after applying the July 6, 2021 updates The official […]

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15. October 2021

Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops – Virtual channel security configuration for deviceTRUST

Applies to Virtual Apps and Desktops (VAAD) CR 2109 Virtual Apps and Desktops (VAAD) LTSR 1912 CU4 With Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops CR 2109 and LTSR 1912 CU4, Citrix configures the so called “Virtual channel allow list” to the default value of “enabled”. With this default setting, only the Citrix-internal virtual channels are allowed inside the ICA/HDX protocol. deviceTRUST […]

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1. October 2021

Conditional Application Access with deviceTRUST

In this blog article we show how allowed applications can be controlled very easily – depending on the context of access, device and user. All controls are applied dynamically, not only for login or reconnection, but at any time. Shown are different usage scenarios of our customers, based on different context information. Introduction Conditional Application Access For security, compliance, and […]

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Create and manage the allow list with deviceTRUST

This blog article is about application allow listing. We show how the required allow lists can be created easily and automatically. For this purpose, we use a new technology that is based on the “Authorized Owner” principle. In addition, we show further possibilities for the automatic detection of applications to be allowed and how the application allow lists can be […]

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Microsoft AppLocker Management with deviceTRUST

In this blog article, we show how deviceTRUST can be used to effectively administer all aspects of a Microsoft AppLocker configuration from within a single management console. We also show the methods that can be used to configure different platforms and how deviceTRUST can address the MDM interface in Windows 10 to enable offline capability and configuration without group policies. […]

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22. September 2021

deviceTRUST Heroes: 5 questions for Michael

Our product and our company can only be as good as the people behind it. In the deviceTRUST Heros interviews, we introduce them to you one by one. Michael, tell us a about yourself and what you do at deviceTRUST. I am a Senior Software Quality Engineer. I am responsible for testing the software deviceTRUST release and the maintenance of […]

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2. September 2021

Time is context

What is time? Is it money, free time or work? Does one have it and can one lose it? According to Einstein, it is relative and physicists generally define it as what clocks measure. The annual discussion about summer and winter time regularly makes us ask who sets the clocks and determines which time is the right one. At deviceTRUST, […]

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31. August 2021

The deviceTRUST Story

Dare to do something different and break new ground – that’s what we wanted to do in mid-2015 in search of new professional challenges. We, that is Jens Schmidt, Jon Allsop and Sascha Göckel the three founders of deviceTRUST GmbH. We had known each other for a long time from the virtualization market, we appreciated each other and our work. […]

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