Azure Active Directory

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Stay Ahead of Threats: Microsoft Entra ID Protection Enhances Security Capabilities

Microsoft has announced some important updates for its Entra ID Protection service. The new feature offers administrators streamlined deployment of risk policies, comprehensive impact analysis, and robust defense mechanisms against sophisticated security threats. Last year, Microsoft announced its plans to enable Entra ID Conditional Access policies by default for select Microsoft 365 tenants. The company...

About Azure Active Directory

Azure Active Directory (Azure AD), recently renamed to Microsoft Entra ID, is Microsoft's cloud-based identity and access management service, which enables employees to sign in and access resources in a secure and seamless manner. It aids organizations to safeguard sensitive data and applications, simplifies user management, and offers a unified, scalable solution for identity management.

Azure AD also allows users to access external resources such as Microsoft Office 365, the Azure portal, and thousands of other SaaS applications.

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Microsoft Entra External ID Simplifies Customer Identity Access Management

Microsoft Entra External ID, the new customer identity access management solution (CIAM) that the company announced last year, is set to officially launch on May 15. This new service allows organizations to create sign-in interfaces for customer-facing Web apps and pages. Microsoft mentioned that it could be challenging for IT admins to manage external identities…

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Microsoft Entra ID App Registration and Enterprise App Security Explained

Last Update: Apr 17, 2024

One of the main reasons that application governance is often overlooked, as it relates to an organization’s cloud security posture, is because the topic is not fully understood. . However, it is vitally important to understand the fundamentals of Microsoft Entra ID (formerly Azure Active Directory)  – tenants, app registrations, enterprise apps, and consent –…

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Security

How to Properly Secure and Govern Microsoft Entra ID Apps

Last Update: Apr 17, 2024

Microsoft Entra ID, formerly Azure Active Directory (AD), is Microsoft’s cloud-native identity management platform. It only takes one compromised Entra ID user account to consent to a rogue app that siphons all the user’s Microsoft 365 data or to take over their mailbox. Business Email Compromise (BEC) amounts to $8 million in losses on a…

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Cloud Computing

Microsoft Graph Activity Logs Redefine Security Monitoring

Microsoft has announced the general availability of the activity logs feature in Microsoft Graph. This capability enables organizations to gain insights into all HTTP requests that the Microsoft Graph service received and processed for a specific tenant. Microsoft Graph is an API that collects user and organizational data from various Microsoft services, including Microsoft 365,…

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Security

Budget for Operational Resilience in 2023

Last Update: Apr 16, 2024

With budgets tightening and a recession predicted to dominate the economic outlook in 2023, and a shift in the way we all work, IT is under more pressure than ever to make apps and services available anytime, anyplace – while meeting demands to keep devices and data secure. This video is sponsored by Semperis As…

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Security

How to Set Up (Microsoft Entra) Azure AD Domain Services

Last Update: Apr 16, 2024

How to set up Azure Active Directory Domain Services

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Storage

What is Azure AD Domain Services?

Last Update: Apr 16, 2024

Learn about Azure AD Domain Services and how does it differs from Azure Active Directory.

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Network Security

Microsoft Introduces New Entra Recommendations to Fortify Application Defenses

Microsoft has announced several new and upcoming recommendations for Entra ID customers. These recommendations enable organizations to improve the health and security of their applications. The Microsoft Entra recommendations feature enables customers to track all settings and resources within their organization. This feature simplifies the monitoring of the tenant’s status, ensuring it remains secure and…

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Security

What Is Multifactor Authentication and How Does It Work?

Last Update: Apr 08, 2024

Russell explain what multi-factor authentication is and why you should enable it.

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