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Getting Ready for Apple's OS Updates: How Mac Admins Are Testing

Back in June, Apple announced new versions of its operating systems: macOS Monterey and iOS/iPadOS 15. Sometime this fall, those new OSes will be officially …

September 9, 2021

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Why You Should Keep Your Apple Operating Systems Up to Date

As an Apple admin, one of your responsibilities is to secure company data on your users’ Apple devices. Luckily, those devices are inherently secure, which …

September 3, 2021

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Getting Ready for Apple's Next OS Updates: How to Create a Test Plan

Last week, we talked about why it’s important to test prerelease operating systems. The reasoning is straightforward: You need to test new operating systems before …

August 27, 2021

Product Update

Introducing Enhancements to Automated Device Enrollment

Kandji is pleased to announce our redesigned Automated Device Enrollment library item in the Kandji web app. Apple created Automated Device Enrollment to make it …

August 25, 2021

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Getting Ready for Apple's Next OS Updates: Why You Should Be Testing Now

Last week, we wrote about three ways to access Apple beta software (including one that’s designed specifically for Apple admins, AppleSeed for IT). But some …

August 20, 2021

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Getting Ready for Apple's Next OS Updates: AppleSeed for IT

Testing prerelease versions of upcoming operating systems to see how they get along with your existing technology infrastructure is a critical project for IT administrators …

August 13, 2021

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Protect Your Data: Control What Users Can Copy/Paste

At WWDC 2021, Apple announced a slew of exciting changes that are coming to device management, from declarative MDM to erase all content and settings …

July 23, 2021

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How Mac Admins Are Preparing for the Hybrid Workplace

Along with the rest of the world, corporate workplaces were turned upside down over the past year and a half. In a shockingly short period …

July 16, 2021

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Why Apple's WWDC Announcements Are Good News for IT Admins

Every year, veteran tech journalist Jason Snell asks a panel of Apple experts to assess the company’s product performance over the preceding 12 months. He …

July 9, 2021

Product Update

Introducing Kandji's Integration with Vanta

Kandji is excited to announce our integration with Vanta. Information about devices in your Kandji instance can now be used to inform Vanta’s security and …

July 8, 2021

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Preview: Apple Admins to Get More Control of Software Updates

At this year’s Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC 2021), Apple announced a slew of exciting new tools for IT admins. Several of them are specifically aimed …

July 2, 2021

Product Update

Introducing Kandji Liftoff

Kandji is excited to announce Kandji Liftoff. When a Mac is first enrolled into Kandji, settings are delivered, apps are installed, and security controls are …

June 22, 2021

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Apple Bringing Erase All Content and Settings to Mac

Last week we told you about two of Apple’s most significant announcements for Mac admins at WWDC 2021: Declarative MDM and Configurator app on iPhone …

June 15, 2021

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Coming Soon: Add Mac to Apple Business Manager with Apple Configurator

Currently, the only way to assign Mac computers to your organization in Apple Business Manager is to buy them from Apple or an authorized reseller …

June 11, 2021

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Apple's New Declarative MDM: What It Is, How It Will Help Mac Admins

At its 2021 Worldwide Developers Conference, Apple announced a significant advance in the MDM protocol. Dubbed “declarative MDM,” the technology promises to make device management …

June 11, 2021

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macOS Monterey and iOS 15: How to Manage Public Betas

It’s that’s time of year again: At its 2021 Worldwide Developers Conference, Apple announced the next version of macOS—named Monterey—as well as iOS and iPadOS …

June 8, 2021

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Moving from Windows IT to Mac: What You Need to Know

According to one recent estimate, nearly a quarter of the computers now used in U.S. enterprises (with more than 1,000 employees) are made by Apple …

June 4, 2021

Product Update

Introducing User Directory Improvements, Custom Printers in Self Service

Kandji is excited to announce an updated interface for managing integrations with user directories, as well as support for SCIM (in early access by request) …

June 3, 2021

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How to Work Smarter with Apple Business Manager

Apple Business Manager (ABM) is absolutely essential for managing Apple devices in the enterprise. With it, you can enroll your company’s devices in your MDM …

May 28, 2021

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What Mac Admins Need to Know about Rosetta 2

The release of macOS Big Sur and Apple silicon in 2020 brought a lot of changes to the Mac environment. Apple introduced Rosetta 2 to …

May 13, 2021

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How Mac Admins Make Zero-Touch Deployments Work

The ideal: You have a new Mac, iPhone, or iPad shipped directly to a new employee and, when that employee starts it up for the …

May 6, 2021

Product Update

Introducing Custom Apps and Scripts in Self Service

The Kandji team is excited to announce the addition of custom apps and custom scripts to Self Service, along with updates to the Kandji Agent …

April 30, 2021

Product Update

Kandji Raises $60 Million Series B to Drive the Future of Apple Enterprise Management

Kandji is excited to announce its $60 million Series B round of funding, led by Felicis Ventures with participation from SVB Capital, Greycroft, B Capital …

April 22, 2021

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Level Up Your Deployment with Enrollment Customization

Apple is famous for the out-of-box experience new users get when they open up a Mac, iPhone, or iPad for the very first time. Kandji …

April 15, 2021

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Guide for Apple IT: Identity and SSO

The goal is straightforward. You’d like a system that would let your users sign in once to get access to everything: their user accounts on …

April 12, 2021

Product Update

Introducing Enrollment Customization, API Updates

The Kandji team is excited to announce the addition of enrollment customization, as well as some updates to our API. In case you missed it, …

April 8, 2021

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How MDM and IT Asset Management Can Work Together

Using IT asset management and mobile device management (MDM) in tandem can make life easier for you as an Apple IT admin. Kandji’s MDM solution …

April 1, 2021

Product Update

Introducing Updated Script Editor and New Global Variables

The Kandji team is excited to announce an improved script editor, as well as two new global variables that will make automated onboarding easier. In …

March 25, 2021

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The Case for MDM: Improve Security, Save Money

In the modern workplace, mobile device management (MDM) is essential. When it comes to tracking and configuring devices, deploying apps, and complying with security requirements, …

March 25, 2021

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Mac Admins' Top Tips for Managing Apple Devices

At Kandji, we get a lot of questions about best practices in mobile device management. We decided to get answers to some of those questions …

March 18, 2021

Product Update

Introducing Updated Blueprints, Multifactor Authentication, and More

The Kandji team is excited to announce updated Blueprint templates to support our transition from parameters to Library items. We are also releasing multifactor authentication …

March 12, 2021

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Mac Admins Share Best Practices for Managing End Users

At Kandji, we get a lot of questions about best practices in mobile device management. We decided to get answers to those questions from the …

March 11, 2021

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Mac Admins’ Guide to Content Caching & What's Changing in macOS Big Sur

Content caching is a powerful tool that speeds up software installation on Apple devices on a local network. At WWDC 2020, Apple announced a few …

February 24, 2021

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Managing Network Settings on macOS Big Sur and MAC Address Randomization in iOS 14

A lot of exciting changes have come to macOS Big Sur and iOS 14. In this guide, we’re going to do a deep dive into …

January 28, 2021

Product Update

Introducing SSO, New Self Service Features, and More

When we celebrated our $21 million Series A back in October, we committed to releasing three core features on our roadmap – and we’re proud …

January 13, 2021

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7 Mac Admins Share Perspectives on Deferring and Upgrading to macOS Big Sur

With the public release of macOS Big Sur back in November, a lot of IT administrators are busy testing their company Mac computers for compatibility …

December 22, 2020

Product Update

Introducing Self Service for Mac & Our API

Today we get to announce two much-anticipated releases - a Self Service app for Mac to empower your end users and save your IT team …

December 21, 2020

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Managed Apps on macOS Big Sur

For years, Managed Apps have been a powerful MDM capability for iOS devices, and now they're coming to the Mac. In this guide, we're going …

November 20, 2020

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Guide for Apple IT: App Deployment for macOS

In this Apple app deployment guide, we’ll cover everything Apple IT teams need to know about app purchasing and distribution for your organization. This guide …

November 19, 2020

Product Update

Announcing Support for New Features in macOS Big Sur

Kandji is proud to announce release day support for macOS Big Sur, which is now generally available. Some important new MDM features are included in …

November 12, 2020

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macOS Big Sur & MDM: The Comprehensive Guide for Mac Admins

When macOS Big Sur was first unveiled at the Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) 2020, it was clear that Apple was bringing significant changes to the …

November 12, 2020

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The Mac Admins’ Guide to Apple Silicon

Apple made a big announcement in June that they’re transitioning the Mac to Apple Silicon. This move will boost performance and introduce a lot of …

November 2, 2020

Product Update

Announcing Our $21 Million Series A from Greycroft, Okta Ventures, and B Capital Group to Reinvent Apple Device Management in the Enterprise

New funding to drive growth and innovation in the Apple enterprise management space. Kandji is announcing the close of a $21 million Series A investment …

October 28, 2020

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Changes to SecureToken & Bootstrap Token in macOS Big Sur

At WWDC 2020, Apple announced some exciting changes coming to Bootstrap Token and SecureToken on macOS Big Sur. In this guide, we’re going to take …

October 26, 2020

Product Update

Announcing 9 New Profiles, Choose a Time for App & OS Updates, and More

We are excited to be releasing nine new profiles, greater granularity around the timing of how new OS and Auto App updates are enforced, the …

October 14, 2020

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Changes to PPPC in macOS Big Sur

Apple recently announced new changes coming to PPPC on macOS Big Sur. With macOS Big Sur, standard users are prevented from approving applications for certain …

October 1, 2020

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Managed Apple ID Creation with Azure AD Using SCIM & JIT

If your business is using Microsoft Azure Active Directory (Azure AD) as your identity provider, then you can use Federated Authentication to connect your instance …

September 30, 2020

Product Update

Announcing Support for New Features in iOS 14, iPadOS 14, & tvOS 14

Kandji is proud to announce release day support for iOS 14, iPadOS 14, and tvOS 14, which are now generally available following yesterday’s special event …

September 16, 2020

Product Update

Manual Device Enrollment Now Results in macOS Supervision, New from WWDC 2020

A lot of big news came out of the Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) 2020, including a new update for macOS Big Sur regarding device supervision, …

September 8, 2020

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Guide for Apple IT: Auto Advance for Mac

Auto Advance is a great feature that lets IT administrators set up Apple TV devices at scale – And now this feature is coming to …

August 28, 2020

Product Update

Kandji Completes SOC 2 Type 2 Audit

The Kandji team is proud to announce that we have completed our SOC 2 Type 2 compliance audit. As a device management solution that helps …

August 18, 2020

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Extensible Enterprise SSO Framework: Kerberos Extension & What’s New with Big Sur

Apple’s Extensible Enterprise SSO (single sign-on) framework has big implications for device management and authentication. In this article, we’re going to take a look at …

August 14, 2020

Product Update

Product Update: Enhanced Activity Tracking, Supervision Status Label, Delay App & OS Updates

We’re excited to announce several new features to give Kandji admins greater control and visibility over Library Item activities, visibility over which devices are supervised …

August 11, 2020

Recent News

Device Management Updates from WWDC 2020: What Mac Admins Need to Know

Every year, Apple releases all of its major device management updates at its Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) event — and WWDC 2020 has been packed …

June 30, 2020

Product Update

Product Update: SSO Extension Profile, Kerberos Extension, More Auto Apps

The Kandji team is introducing a new SSO Extension Profile (including built-in support for the Kerberos extension), as well as alerts for removed MDM profiles, …

June 24, 2020

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Federated Authentication in Apple Business Manager with Azure AD

If your business is using Microsoft Azure Active Directory (Azure AD) as your identity provider, then you can use Federated Authentication to connect your instance …

June 18, 2020

Product Update

Product Update: System Extensions Profile, AppConfig, and More

The Kandji team is excited to introduce a new profile, the System Extensions Profile, as well as new AppConfig capabilities, four new Auto Apps, and …

May 26, 2020

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Guide for Apple IT: Shared iPad for Business

Note: This post has been updated in October 2020 with new details on optimal number of users for Shared iPad in iPadOS 14. With iPadOS …

May 18, 2020

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Guide for Apple IT: macOS Kernel Extensions

With Apple announcing that Kernel Extensions will be deprecated at Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) 2019, we can expect a lot of changes coming to macOS …

May 14, 2020

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Guide for Apple IT: Managing FileVault Recovery Keys

One of the top priorities for any company is to keep its sensitive data safe from being compromised. For businesses that run on Apple, FileVault …

May 5, 2020

Product Update

Product Update: Managed OS, Fully Enforced Auto Apps, Shared iPad Support

The Kandji team is excited to announce fully built-in OS management capabilities for Mac. We are also releasing fully enforced Auto Apps versioning, support for …

April 24, 2020

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Guide for Apple IT: Mac Patch Management

As security breaches become more sophisticated, having a swift, reliable, and automated Mac patch management solution for your company devices is a must. This is …

April 14, 2020

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New Apple Business Manager Requirement: Verify Managed Apple ID Domains

Apple now requires administrators to verify any domains associated with their Apple Business Manager account. In this quick article, we’re going to talk about what …

April 3, 2020

Product Update

New Watchman Monitoring Integration: Manage + Monitor Your Apple Devices

We are excited to share that Mac admins now have the ability to use Kandji’s Apple MDM together with a leading proactive software monitoring provider, …

April 2, 2020

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Are Your Users Receiving Legacy System Extensions Alerts?

As of macOS Catalina 10.15.4, Apple has begun alerting users when their Mac detects a Kernel Extension (KEXT) is leveraging deprecated KPIs (Kernel Programming Interfaces) …

March 26, 2020

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Add Devices to Apple Business Manager Using Apple Configurator 2

Starting with iOS 11, all iPhone, iPad, and Apple TV (Gen 4+) devices can be added to Apple Business Manager – regardless of how they …

March 26, 2020

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Guide for Apple IT: Leveraging MDM for Remote Work

As more companies begin letting their employees work from home, device security and productivity have become key considerations for IT. More than figuring out how …

March 19, 2020

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Guide for Apple IT: Zero-Touch Deployment for Mac

Keeping up to date with your company’s cybersecurity needs is a never-ending task. New cyber threats are always popping up – and so are new …

March 11, 2020

Product Update

Introducing Auto Apps, SCEP Profile, and More

The Kandji team is excited to announce Auto Apps, a library of applications that Kandji pre-packages, hosts, and automatically patches. We also released several other …

February 27, 2020

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Guide for Apple IT: Device Enrollment (UAMDM, TCC, and Device Supervision)

For any business that runs on Apple, choosing the right device enrollment method is essential to speed up onboarding and provide the right balance between …

February 19, 2020

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Guide for Apple IT: Threat Detection and Apple’s New EndpointSecurity Framework

In macOS 10.15 Catalina, Apple released new frameworks that have big implications for the future of macOS threat detection and the development of security solutions: …

February 6, 2020

Product Update

Product Update: tvOS Support, New Assignment Workflows

Today, the Kandji team is excited to release a few major updates that will streamline how Library Items are created and managed. We are also …

January 30, 2020

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Guide for Apple IT: Introduction to Mac Scripting

In this beginner-friendly guide, we’re going to walk you through the building blocks of Mac scripting, and then we’ll see how using scripts with your …

January 14, 2020

Product Update

Introducing 120+ New Apple Device Restrictions

Today, Kandji admins have 120 new one-click configurations at their fingertips. This new set of Apple device configurations is based on Apple’s Restrictions profile, which …

January 8, 2020

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Guide for Apple IT: Apple Business Manager

Apple Business Manager is a critical tool that Apple IT managers can use to help effectively manage Apple devices. In this Apple Business Manager guide, …

December 16, 2019

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CIS Checklist for macOS

With so many business operations relying on computers, your organization’s cybersecurity practices are your only defense against digital threats. Thankfully, the Center for Internet Security …

December 5, 2019

Product Update

Introducing macOS Security and Compliance

Every company will at some point encounter the need to comply with a specific security or compliance framework, whether it’s to win a major customer, …

November 12, 2019

Product Update

Kandji Emerges from Two-Year Stealth with Funding from First Round Capital

This news was originally published on TechCrunch. This article is reposted from a PRWeb press release. The Kandji team is excited to publicly announce commercial …

October 28, 2019

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Guide for Apple IT: Managed Apple IDs for Business

Updated January 14, 2019 to include information on using federated authentication to create Managed Apple IDs. For any organization that relies on Apple devices, understanding …

October 10, 2019

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The Future of Mac Device Management with macOS Catalina 10.15

Apple for business is growing. Modern businesses are choosing to run on Apple, and they are redefining how work gets done on iPhone, iPad, and …

October 7, 2019

Product Update

Introducing MDM+, the Apple MDM We Wish We Had

You’ve chosen Apple — or maybe Apple has chosen you. Maybe your business has acquired a company that is an Apple shop. Perhaps your design …

August 22, 2019

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NIST Compliance for macOS

The National Institute of Standards and Technology, or NIST, is an organization in the U.S. Department of Commerce that deals with many aspects of technology—from …

March 29, 2019

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FedRAMP Compliance for macOS

The Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program, or FedRAMP, is a government program designed to provide, as they put it in their FedRAMP Security Assessment …

March 20, 2019

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MDM, EMM, and UEM for Apple Devices

Having lived and breathed device management for a long time, it's easy to forget how acronym-laden this space can be. Whether you’re a newcomer to …

February 20, 2019

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CIS Compliance for macOS

These days, implementing a minimum level of security protections on your organization-owned devices is expected by your customers, suppliers, and employees. Whether you leverage an outsourced IT …

January 27, 2019