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Jamf joins Microsoft Intelligent Security Association
Thu, 20th Apr 2023

Jamf has announced that it is now a member of the Microsoft Intelligent Security Association (MISA). 

MISA is an ecosystem of independent software vendors and managed security service providers that have integrated their solutions with Microsoft security technology to help customers better defend themselves against increasingly sophisticated cyber threats. 

Jamf announced an integration earlier this year between Jamf Protect, its endpoint security solution, and Microsoft Sentinel, a cloud-native security information and event management (SIEM) solution. This integration enables organisations to seamlessly monitor and protect their Mac and mobile device fleet through the Microsoft Sentinel platform, providing a unified view of security events across Mac and mobile endpoints and facilitating a more effective response to threats.

"We are thrilled to be a member of the Microsoft Intelligent Security Association and help bring security technology to customers to better defend themselves against increasingly sophisticated cyber threats," says Nick Amundsen, Strategy Senior Vice President, Jamf. 

"The Jamf Protect SIEM integration with Microsoft Sentinel is a powerful solution for organisations looking to gain better visibility into security events and streamline incident response," he says.                                          

Vasu Jakkal, CVP Microsoft Security, adds, "We believe that by coming together as a community to innovate, build strategies, and share knowledge, we empower ourselves and our customers as defenders. 

"That is why MISA is such a vital part of our mission. Together with our partners like Jamf, we can turn obstacles into innovation and embrace today's challenges as an opportunity to build a better, safer world for all," he says. 

The Jamf Protect data forwarding integration with Microsoft Sentinel is available through the Microsoft Commercial Marketplace, making it easy for organisations to implement and configure the integration. With this integration, organisations can leverage the strengths of both solutions to gain better visibility into security events and streamline incident response.

In other Jamf news, earlier this year the company announced that Jamf Safe Internet, a comprehensive content filtering and web security solution optimised for education, is now available on Chromebook.

Jamf Safe Internet is designed to help schools protect students from harmful content on the internet, inappropriate websites and phishing attacks, while also allowing admins to enforce acceptable-use policies in a seamless way, according to the company.

The security solution is designed to ensure that students have a safe and secure online learning environment from the moment they unbox their device.

In January, Jamf said it was now helping approximately 71,000 active customers succeed with Apple and is running on about 30 million devices worldwide.

2022 was a pivotal year for Jamf as it continued to build the only complete management and security solution for an Apple-first environment that is enterprise-secure, consumer simple and protects personal privacy. 

And despite its 20-year history, Jamf’s flagship product Jamf Pro is still growing in commercial markets, experiencing a 20% year-over-year increase in the number of devices under management.