Hello Virtual Friends! As I sit here on the majestic JetBlue flight to Vegas, I have been pondering what should I write to pass the time as I reflect and prepare for one of the most pivotal moments of my career. I came from humble beginnings that logical should not have me as a key […]Read More My Journey and Vision to Presenting at VMWorld 2018
Hello Friends! Security continues to grow and become a more pressing issue every day. I have been working extensively on some security engineering in the mobile space to improve both the security posture of devices, but also improve the delivery of payloads on devices. Sadly, you cannot have one without the other. It’s often difficult […]Read More iOS Security Overview
We are quickly seeing that convergence of endpoints in the technology space today. No longer is it about SCCM or MDM or the other million acronyms that make normal people cringe. We have quickly entered the world of “Unified Endpoint Management” aka UEM. VMWare has been this clear with their ditching of AirWatch for WorkspaceONE […]Read More Perfecting a Zero-Touch Deployment of MacOS via MDM
Introduction Over the last year or so, I have been going back and forth on what the best mail app is on iOS. For awhile it was Boxer because of terrifying security risks with the Outlook App and then back to Outlook after Boxer decided to stop working properly with notifications. Thanks to the […]Read More Boxer vs Outlook for iOS: The Match of the Century
Introduction Hi there everyone! This is something that I have been thinking about doing for quite some time. I will be honest with you…this article is going to be part venting, part projecting, and completely honest. Yeah I know the word “honest” twice in one sentence…I suck! The point of this blog post is to […]Read More The Life of a Mobility Engineer
Hi everyone! So, who hates OVAs?! ::raises hand:: I’ve been able to work a few back channels and get access to installers for VMWare Identity Manager that are non-OVA running on Windows instances. Here’s the catch, it REALLY sucks to build it. I’m going to document to full process end-to-end to give you a better […]Read More Building VMWare Identity Manager OnPrem
Hi Guys and Gals! I’ve been thinking about QA quite a bit today and I wanted to blog a little bit about it given some of the fails we have seen over the last 24 hours. Many people in the MDM space have had their share of negative feedback for their MDM vendor regardless of […]Read More Are weak QA processes the biggest fail in mobile?
Hi Guys, Gals, and Quadrupeds! Once a year for my amazing firm I do an assessment of Intune. I think it’s important to take a long/hard look at things and just because its Microsoft doesn’t mean its overpriced and bad. Honestly, it has come a long way. I will talk about the basic requirements every one […]Read More Mobile Jon’s 2017 Intune Assessment
Hi Everyone! As I have written in other blog posts, the frustration of working with an unmanaged aka app-level managed email client can be a real challenge today. The first problem (being fair) is that most of them suck. It’s truly amusing how people after the fact think Good for Enterprise (GFE) was the greatest […]Read More Deep Dive into the Mobile Outlook Client
Hi there! Yeah like everyone else in IT I am also a Game of Thrones nerd and that’s okay. I think the sheer amusement of Faceless men and Face ID is an entertaining anecdote. For those of you living in a cave, I’m talking about this guy! So moving on, I wanted to take some […]Read More Can a faceless man use FaceID?