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4 weeks ago

New additions to the Passcode policy for macOS devices

Our team is working on enhancing the Passcode policy for macOS devices with a few additional configurations. These options primarily focus on the number of failed attempts after which the device should lock up and the duration of the lockup period during which users shouldn’t attempt to log in to the device. Another prominent option…

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1 month ago

macOS DNS Proxy

We are happy to announce that we’ll be adding macOS DNS proxy to our device management toolkit. Now, some of you might have already noticed a proxy section under macOS Wi-Fi settings. But, we assure you; they are not the same. The proxy server settings under Wi-Fi act as the intermediary between the devices and…

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1 month ago

Enforce managed Wi-Fi settings for your macOS devices

We are about to add a couple more restrictions to macOS, and this time, the restrictions will focus on enhancing your control and security over your macOS Wi-Fi configurations. With secure Wi-Fi settings, you can require your users to have admin authorization for changing Wi-Fi networks or enabling IBSS on their macOS devices. This ensures…

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1 month ago

Configure Accessibility Settings on macOS with Hexnode UEM

Hexnode is about to take the user interface customization to the next level with the macOS Accessibility Services. With this latest update, Hexnode allows you to better utilize the built-in Accessibility Services on macOS remotely, to ensure an inclusive user experience for all your users. From Display and zoom controls, audio and voice-over settings, to…

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1 month ago

System Extensions - Revamped!

We’re giving the System Extensions policy a makeover. IT admins will no longer have to manually enter the Team IDs or Bundle IDs of all the system extensions that should be allowed to load on the Mac. Instead, they will be provided with a smoother UI where the Team IDs and Bundle IDs are listed,…

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1 month ago

macOS extension management is about to get better

Hexnode is back with another upgrade for your macOS device management toolkit, and this time, with an emphasis on extension management. In addition to kernel and system extensions, we will soon support app extensions on macOS! With the latest update, you will be able to configure how Apple and third-party app configurations are handled on…

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2 months ago

Get ready to upgrade your macOS dock with Hexnode UEM

Your macOS dock is about to get a massive upgrade. And with the additional settings, you can effortlessly tailor the dock to your custom requirements while providing your users with a more consistent user experience. The additional features in this update will be concentrated mostly on preventing users from making changes to the dock appearance…

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2 months ago

MAC Randomization for Wi-Fi on Android devices

We’re introducing an additional configuration to the Wi-Fi policy for Android devices – MAC randomization. A MAC address is a unique identifier assigned to each device connected to a Wi-Fi network. As the name suggests, MAC randomization allows IT admins to randomize the MAC address of managed devices according to one of the following options:…

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2 months ago

Hexnode Contacts app for iOS

Why settle for one when you can have both? Hexnode’s Contacts app will be available not only for Android but also for your iOS devices. The app aims to assist you with the remote management of sensitive contact information. Whether it be importing new contacts to a remote user or preventing the user from accidentally…

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2 months ago

Turn on logging for macOS Firewall

You read that right. Hexnode is about to introduce Firewall logging, to keep track of all the connections that were approved or denied by the firewall. You can then use the insights gained from this report to detect potential breaches and proactively manage threats by strengthening your network’s defenses. What’s more, you can also choose…

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4 months ago

macOS App Extensions

We have all made use of app extensions at some point and their handiness is undeniable. But they can also pose a threat to device and data security when the extensions are of questionable origin. But asking your users to not make use of their favorite extensions or to double-check the credibility of the software…

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