FWSMUG presents Back to School with Systems Management

FWSMUG | Far West Systems Management User Group
FWSMUG | Far West Systems Management User Group
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Whew, we survived Summer and most of the kids are back in school. If your summer was anything like ours, it was super packed and left little time for deep dives into our favorite technologies. Join FWSMUG for a long-awaited reunion just like when you saw your friends for the first time after a long summer break.

What we will cover:
What's new in ConfigMgr, Intune, and Desktop Analytics (keynote)
Desktop Analytics primer

Aniket Sapre
Aniket is a Software Engineer who has been in Microsoft for 5 years. Aniket started his career in Microsoft with the Windows Application Compatibility team. He is currently working with the Desktop Analytics team that helps IT Pros stay current on Windows 10.

Chris Jackson
Chris Jackson is a Senior Cybersecurity Architect and Microsoft’s Worldwide Lead for Cybersecurity, specializing in Windows and browser internals. Jackson is a widely recognized expert in the fields of cybersecurity and application compatibility, assisting in the design of products and creating technical documentation, training, and service offerings used inside and outside of Microsoft based on years of real-world experience with Enterprise customers and Independent Software Vendors. He is the author or co-author of numerous technical papers and articles, and a featured speaker at major industry conferences around the world. Jackson publishes a popular blog at http://www.appcompatguy.com.

Top Secret keynote speaker :)

11:00 – 11:30: Keynote

11:45 – 12:30: Chris Jackson, session #1
Microsoft Edge Enterprise Roadmap
With the new version of Microsoft Edge just releasing in Beta, how does this affect your browser strategy? In this session, we review what’s currently in the product, and what’s on the way, in order to help you map out the best strategy for deploying, managing, and using Microsoft Edge!

12:45 – 1:30pm: Aniket Sapre
An Overview of DesktopAnalytics. A service that provides insight and intelligence for you to make more informed decisions about the update readiness of your Windows clients.

1:45pm – 2:30pm: Chris Jackson, session #2
Introducing the Windows Security Configuration Framework
Security configuration is hard. Where do Security Baselines fit in? How can you benefit from the experience of others? In this session, we’ll discuss the framework we’ve recently introduced, the scenarios it is targeting, and discuss how we might evolve it going forward!

This event is totally F R E E, and is made possible by the volunteer organizers, presenters, and amazing sponsors.

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