Basic Authentication. The bane of my existence for quite some time now… Many of my clients have, or are, rolling out MFA to help combat the use of stolen/scraped credentials from being used effectively within O365 (and AAD integrated services), as it’s one of the easiest ways to combat the usage of stolen accounts, especially […]

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So recently I’ve been working on quite a few Hybrid-Registration projects, and unfortunately many of my clients still have down-level (Win7/8.1) devices! Now when you’re running Windows 10, as long as AD Connect is syncing the Win10 Computers OU, then it will maintain the objects as they are removed/disabled. However, this leaves a big gap […]

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A few weeks ago, Microsoft announced a great new Conditional Access feature called Terms of Use. This allows organizations, on access for users accessing content/services integrated with Azure AD, to surface a disclaimer for legal or compliance requirements. Event cooler, it works in tandem with things such as Azure AD Domain Join scenarios and event […]

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References pulled from https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/multi-factor-authentication/multi-factor-authentication-nps-extension https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/multi-factor-authentication/nps-extension-advanced-configuration Network Policy Server (NPS) Extension for Azure Multi-Factor Authentication (AZMFA) Recently, I was working to update some of our labs and I came across our old Azure MFA Server, which we were using for some demoes for on-premises LDAP, IIS & RADIUS resources. Microsoft originally released this to just be […]

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If you’re currently an Azure AD Premium or Enterprise Mobility Suite (EMS) customer, you may know that you have access to a GREAT cloud-based password reset tool from Microsoft. Recently, Microsoft has changed this experience and we’ll walk through the options, especially the new ability to unlock an account. Please note that password writeback is […]

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As I live tweet, figured I’d live blog the Satya Security presentation this AM 🙂 Satya says it’s been a rough year in security Microsoft runs some of the largest cloud services in the world, Microsoft has a unique perspective Microsoft on their new security posture Microsoft’s unique security approach Microsoft’s security platform Julia is […]

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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. I missed last month due to some conferences and such so this goes about 6-8 weeks back. Enjoy! (video here) Azure AD Premium Ability to change the icon […]

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Yesterday Microsoft announced the General Availability of Azure Active Directory Connect. Azure AD Connect is the single tool and experience for connecting your on-premises directories to Azure AD, whether you are evaluating, piloting, or in production. If you are an existing DirSync or Azure AD Sync user, it is recommended you upgrade to this singular […]

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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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