Jordan Benzing

Jordan Benzing is a consultant for TrueSec and a Microsoft MVP. Jordan has spoken at several user groups including the TrueSec summit in Stockholm and the Midwestern Management Summit in Minneapolis, on subjects such as reporting, patching and that wonderful thing no one likes doing documentation. In the past Jordan has worked in several ConfigMgr environments including being the ConfigMgr team lead for an organization with 170K endpoints. Jordan is known for his "love" of patching, his PowerBI dashboard templates and various other contributions to the ConfigMgr community. When he’s not working you can usually find him hanging out on the summoners rift in League of Legends. Jordan has been playing since season one and helped out with beta testing the original gameplay.

Posts by Jordan Benzing:

ConfigMgr Patch Reporting – Challenges

I’ve spoken all around the world about different patching challenges. Somehow even after years of patching, reporting is still a challenge. Today, I want to take a different tack, and instead of attacking the technical aspects try to explain the higher-level challenges for management. To do this we are going to approach this from two […]

30 Jul 2020 in Infrastructure

Finding DNS Servers

This past month there was a RUSH to patch every single Windows based DNS server in every organization. Something quickly asked was “Did we get them all?”. For some organizations, you see the phrase “finding DNS,” and you find it crazy. However, at larger global organizations, it may be a real challenge. What do you […]

29 Jul 2020 in Cyber Security&Infrastructure

PowerShell – Logging

Something overlooked in scripting is the value of logging your result. Typically when most system administrators write something in PowerShell they are attempting to achieve a desired result. When the desired result is achieved, why log the steps taken? Furthermore, why bother when we have tools like: Write-Verbose Write-Error Write-Output Write-Information Write-Host Start-Transcript All of […]

25 Jun 2020 in Infrastructure

MEMCM – Recovery

As a member of the Truesec incident team I frequently find myself recovering Microsoft Endpoint Manager Configuration Manager (MEMCM). As the product has evolved over time so have the options for recovering the environment. In my time as a consultant I’ve seen Hyper-V replicas, SQL Always On, and VMWare snapshots defined as the MEMCM recovery […]

19 May 2020 in Infrastructure

Work from home like a Pro

Senior Isolated Remote Consultant Some of you might know I’ve been in the IT industry since 2009. Almost 11 years in the industry! However, you may or may not know I’ve been a 100% remote employee for almost six years in different industries including game design, health care, and consulting. After working from home for […]

17 Apr 2020 in Infrastructure