This morning, I went to logon to my Azure AD MyApps portal for a demo and was greeting with a prompt for a new preview experience! The normal link redirects to: https://account.activedirectory.windowsazure.com/applications/default.aspx You can see that the preview link now shows: https://account.activedirectory.windowsazure.com/r/#/applications Let’s have a look! Loving the interface and responsive design and search under […]

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Seems Microsoft is on a security tirade lately! Probably has nothing to do with the RSA Conference 🙂 Last week Microsoft made some MAJOR security enhancement announcements, feel free to read many of them below. http://blogs.microsoft.com/blog/2016/02/25/enterprise-security-for-our-mobile-first-cloud-first-world-2/ http://techcrunch.com/2016/02/25/microsoft-begins-to-make-advances-on-nadellas-broad-security-vision/ https://blogs.office.com/2016/02/25/new-security-management-and-transparency-capabilities-coming-to-office-365 https://blogs.technet.microsoft.com/systemcenter/2016/02/25/new-security-capabilities-in-operations-management-suite/ https://blogs.technet.microsoft.com/ad/2016/02/24/identity-and-security-innovations-for-your-enterprise/ https://azure.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/azure-security-center-adds-new-partners-detections-and-more/ http://blog.fortinet.com/post/microsoft-azure-security-center-fortinet-scaling-security-securing-the-cloud Today, they announced the public preview of Azure AD IDP. To access the […]

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Yesterday, I came across a Gartner report that released their Magic Quadrant for Identity Management as a Service (IDaaS) here. I wasn’t shocked to see after under a year in Market, Microsoft’s Azure AD Premium was right in the top right of the “Visionary” quadrant, surpassing many of its long-time vested competitors.   Identity truly […]

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Came across this interesting tidbit today when enabling and testing Self-Service Password Reset (SSPR) with a customer. Microsoft used to require you to enter your old password for validation before issuing a reset. Unfortunately that opened up a few issues for users that may have forgotten their password or need to reset it after expiration. […]

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In this session, I’ll review Conditional Access with Azure AD Premiums and how we can leverage its powerful policy based evaluation engine to create access rules for any Azure AD connected application. More sensitive apps can be assigned stricter policies, such as requiring Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA) from a registered device while less sensitive apps can […]

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Given that the Enterprise Mobility Suite Platform changes so often, I am starting a recurring monthly session to review (and demo!) what’s new with the EMS platform. We’re working on finalizing the EventBrite page, but I’ll add that here as soon as it’s complete. You can find the video from May’s here Here’s a summary […]

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Today we’re going to walk through setting up Microsoft Azure AD’s new Conditional Access for Federated Applications, such as Workday, Salesforce, Concur and Google Apps for Work. In order to start, we assume that you already have application federation in place, today we’ll be working with Salesforce. If you haven’t worked with federated applications yet, […]

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