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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[Deep Dive] User Approved MDM in macOS High Sierra
Feb23

[Deep Dive] User Approved MDM in macOS High Sierra

The release of macOS High Sierra 10.13.2 introduces User Approved Mobile Device Management (MDM) enrollment. This enrollment flow requires the end-user to approve device enrollment before an administrator can manage its security-sensitive settings. To qualify as a user-approved enrollment type, the MDM profile must install one of the following ways. User-Initiated Profile Installation – Performed through the profiles preference panel,...

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[Deep Dive] User Approved Kernel Extension Loading in macOS High Sierra
Feb23

[Deep Dive] User Approved Kernel Extension Loading in macOS High Sierra

Do you use hardware drivers or software for security, compliance, audio, video, or virtualization on macOS? If so, user approved kernel extension loading, a new feature in macOS High Sierra 10.13.2, might affect you. Starting with High Sierra, macOS devices now require user approval to load third-party kernel extensions (KEXTs). Today’s post explains the impact of this change and possible solutions. User Approved Kernel...

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