Enterprise Mobility and Security Blog

Now Available: Update 1606 for System Center Configuration Manager

Once again, we’re pleased to announce that we’ve released a new version of our System Center Configuration Manager current branch (1606) that includes some great new features and product enhancements. Looking back at the last 7 months, we’re encouraged by the positive response and momentum we’ve seen with our new current branch model; we now...

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New Step-by-Step #AzureAD Premium Setup guide

Howdy folks, Today I want to let you know about our cool new step-by-step guided set up for Azure AD Premium. Our goal with this new online wizard is to help you get your organization quickly up and running succesfully with Azure AD Premium. The wizard is available through the Office 365 portal (https://portal.office.com/wizards/azureadpremium), and...

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Microsoft Authenticator – Coming August 15th! Supports #AzureAD & Microsoft acct!

Howdy folks, Today we’re trying something different and sharing news with you about an upcoming release. I really prefer to announce new capabilities when you can actually try them out for yourself! But in this case, a lot of largest enterprise customers need some time to plan for this, so we’re sharing the news early....

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Introducing #AzureAD Connect Health for Windows Server AD

Howdy folks, We’ve just turned on the preview of Azure AD Connect Health for Windows Server AD. This new feature of Azure AD Premium gives IT admins the ability to monitor the health and performance of their on-premises Windows Server Domain Controllers from the cloud. This new capability has been a HUGE hit with our...

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#AzureAD: Certificate based authentication for iOS and Android now in preview!

Howdy folks, It seems like hardly a week goes by these days without a new story of leaked credentials, malware and phishing hitting the news. These stories make it super clear that in many ways, passwords are one of the most vulnerable parts of many security regimes. In Microsoft’s Identity Division, we are doing a...

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Troubleshooting Device Enrollment with the Hybrid Diagnostic tool

Author: Raghu Kethineni, Senior Program Manager, Enterprise Client and Mobility We are excited to announce the release of the System Center Configuration Manager Hybrid Diagnostic tool. If a technical issue is preventing one of your users from enrolling a device, run the Hybrid Diagnostic tool as your first step in troubleshooting. The Hybrid Diagnostic tool’s...

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21 New SaaS Apps now work with #AzureAD

Howdy folks, Today I get to share the cool news that we added 21 new apps to the Azure AD App Gallery in May and June. Many more are in the pipeline, so you’ll see more every month! Here are the 21 new apps we’ve added broken out by category: HR apps: Appogee HR for...

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Azure Information Protection: Available in public preview now!

Following on from our June 22 announcement, today we are excited to release the public preview for Azure Information Protection. This initial preview comprises two components: An Azure management portal for the configuration and management of information protection policies, rules and labels. An Azure Information Protection client for the consumption and enforcement of classification, labeling...

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