Cloud technology is moving fast and that said, so is cloud security. Being able to keep on the latest information can be a bit of a challenge. However, this challenge is now being assisted by by a new book from Microsoft Press, “Microsoft Azure Security Center.” Yuri Diogenes and Dr. Thomas W. Shinder are the […]
Microsoft Intune has the ability to issue certificates to devices using the Simple Certificate Enrollment Protocol (SCEP). SCEP is an industry standard protocol implemented by most certification authorities to simplify large scale certificate issuance. Microsoft recently had announced Intune support for SCEP request validation using third-party certification authorities. Entrust Datacard is the first Microsoft partner […]
As of today, Microsoft has announced that the integration of the PingFederate configuration with the Azure AD Connect wizard is GA. What does that mean? This offers PingFederate customers a easy and reliable way to federate on-premises Active Directory with Azure AD. With the configuration of PingFederate with Azure AD, it provides customers with secure […]
As of today Microsoft has announced some brand new roles and administrator experience to help make managing and controlling user assignments much more easy. The new roles and administrators feature—which is now in preview—will provide you with a complete list and description of the built-in directory roles, a streamlined process to manage roles, and links […]
Microsoft has gotten a ton of feedback from their Remote Desktop web client public preview to remove the credentials prompt when launching a connection. That said, they decided to add that into the Remote Desktop preview before general availability and as of Monday a new version (0.9.0) was available for validation and feedback.
Microsoft has also […]
Azure AD Protection
6 days ago for public preview, Microsoft released the public preview of the new Azure Active Directory tool that will help admins kill off bad passwords in the enterprise. The tool, called Azure AD Password Protection, offers a new way of protecting Azure AD and Windows Server Active Directory accounts from users with […]
Last week Microsoft announced the public preview of their new delegated app management role.
If you have granted people the Global Administrator role for things like configuring enterprise applications, now you can move them to this lesser privileged role. Doing so will help improve your security posture and reduce the potential for unfortunate mistakes.
Microsoft has added […]
Last week, Microsoft announced the availability to the public the preview of Azure AD Conditional Access support for blocking legacy authentication. You used to need to use ADFS to do this, however, by using conditional access to do this it is SO much simpler/better. Now you to can manage legacy authentication blocking as one part […]
Last week Microsoft announced the public preview of the PingFederate configuration integration in the latest release of AADConnect. With this release customers can easily and reliably configure their Azure Active Directory environment to use PingFederate as their federation provider, and are excited to offer a more seamless integration experience to their customers.
This combined with […]
Microsoft recently announced the new release of Microsoft Advanced Threat Analytics (ATA) version 1.9. This release includes copious new features as well as performance enhancements, thus, making it an even more powerful security solution.
Here are some of the exciting new ATA features available in v1.9:
New Detection: Detect suspicious service creation on your domain controllers