Managing Identity Preferences to Streamline Single Sign-On for macOS
Feb15

Managing Identity Preferences to Streamline Single Sign-On for macOS

Does anyone love getting prompts? How many of your end-users know what a certificate is? Why is my web browser prompting for a certificate? Which one should I choose? These are all valid questions when an organization deploys certificates to enable Single Sign-on. I’ve been surprised to see how many folks don’t know certificate prompts can be avoided in macOS. What is the secret sauce? Identity preferences! Figure 1 – Multiple...

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Managing Microsoft Office for macOS with Workspace ONE UEM
Feb07

Managing Microsoft Office for macOS with Workspace ONE UEM

At the WWDC 2018 keynote, Apple announced partnerships with more third-party software developers to bring their apps to the Mac App Store. Notable in that list were Microsoft (Office) and Adobe (Lightroom CC). On January 24, Microsoft announced the Microsoft Office apps for macOS were published on the Mac App Store. As more macOS applications move to the Mac App Store, it is critical administrators understand Workspace ONE...

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Update Volume-Purchased Apps Using Single App Mode in iOS 12 Feature Walk-through
Dec11

Update Volume-Purchased Apps Using Single App Mode in iOS 12 Feature Walk-through

If you follow this blog regularly, you are already aware that iOS 11.2 enabled seamless updates for Enterprise Apps locked with the App Lock payload, for example, Single App Mode (SAM),  without first removing the payload. I was recently testing with both iOS 12.0.1 and iOS 12.1. During my testing, I noticed that this functionality is now working for volume-purchased apps! Many admins with iOS devices running in a kiosk or single-use...

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Apple macOS Mojave, and VMware Workspace ONE UEM
Sep27

Apple macOS Mojave, and VMware Workspace ONE UEM

Apple macOS Mojave 10.14.0 introduces some updates to the Apple user-centric inter-app data-sharing security model. Any macOS device administrator wanting to ease their users’ transition to the new user consent for data access behavior in Mojave must pay close attention to the new Privacy Preferences Policy Control payload. What Is User Consent for Data Access? A sandboxed application must request the user’s permission to access data...

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VMware Workspace ONE Support for Apple Fall Releases of iOS, macOS, and tvOS
Sep25

VMware Workspace ONE Support for Apple Fall Releases of iOS, macOS, and tvOS

Workspace ONE Support for Apple Fall Release Apple has revealed new iPhones and a new Apple Watch, and has announced the release dates for iOS 12, tvOS 12, and macOS Mojave. The Apple Fall Release continues to build upon recent iOS releases by adding additional security-focused features. The recent VMware Workspace ONE UEM powered by AirWatch technology 9.7 release supports several newly announced features. For a list of the newly...

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