Enterprise Mobility and Security Blog

#AzureAD now supports Federated SSO and Provisioning with Slack

Howdy folks, We have a very cool integration to announce today: Azure AD now supports both automated user provisioning and federated single sign-on to Slack! With this integration, businesses can now use Azure AD to automatically provision and manage employee access to Slack, based on things like group membership or account status. In addition to...

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Announcing the public preview of Azure AD group-based license management for Office 365 (and more)!

Howdy folks, One of the top requests we hear from Azure AD and Office 365 is for richer tools to manage licenses for Microsoft Online Services like Office 365 and the Enterprise Mobility + Security. Admins need easier tools to control who gets a product license and which services are enabled. Some customers have even had to delay service roll-outs as they struggled to...

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Azure AD and SailPoint: Advanced identity governance across your on-premises and cloud resources

Howdy folks, Over the past year, we’ve had the privilege to work closely with our largest customers in highly regulated industries like healthcare, financial services and pharma, helping them to successfully deploy and use Azure AD Premium. Through this close partnering, we’ve learned that to meet their unique security and compliance requirements, they need some...

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Azure Information Protection December update moves to general availability

In our Dec 7th announcement we were excited to make available a number of new features in Azure Information Protection (AIP). To recap, these included: Scoped Policies so you can make labels available to users based on group membership A new, unified Windows client that combines the RMS Sharing app features into the Azure Information...

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Azure AD News: Azure MFA cloud based protection for on-premises VPNs is now in public preview!

Howdy folks, One of the top requests we hear from customers is to be able to secure their on-premises VPNs using Azure AD and our cloud-based MFA service. Today we’re announcing the public preview of NPS Extension support in Azure MFA. This cool enhancement gives you the ability to protect your VPN using Azure MFA...

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Azure AD B2B: New updates make cross-business collab easy

Howdy folks, I’ve been looking forward to writing this blog post for a while! Those of you who follow the blog know that Azure AD B2B collaboration is a set of capabilities that makes it easy for IT pros and information workers to invite people from any organization in the world to collaborate online. The...

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New enhanced access controls in Azure AD: Tenant Restrictions is now Generally Available!

Howdy folks, Today I’m happy to announce that our new Tenant Restrictions capability is Generally Available! We built Tenant Restrictions with extensive input from our customer in finance, healthcare and pharmaceutical, industries which have relatively strict information access and compliance requirements. Tenant restrictions gives customers with these kinds of requirements enhanced control over access to...

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Update 1701 for Configuration Manager Technical Preview Branch – Available Now!

Hello everyone! We are happy to let you know that update 1701 for the Technical Preview Branch of System Center Configuration Manager has been released. Technical Preview Branch releases give you an opportunity to try out new Configuration Manager features in a test environment before they are made generally available. This month’s new preview features...

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Identity Admins rejoice: Azure Active Directory meets Power BI!

Howdy folks, We’ve heard from many of our largest customers that it’s critically important to them to have easy access to information that helps them understand how their employees and partners are using Azure Active Directory. That understanding allows them to plan their IT infrastructure, to increase usage and maximize the business value they get...

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Support for macOS Sierra in Configuration Manager

The current branch (version 1610) of System Center Configuration Manager now supports macOS Sierra (v10.12). macOS Sierra support requires that Configuration Manager Mac clients have a minimum client version of 5.0.8466.1. You can download the latest Mac client for System Center Configuration Manager here. Note:    The version of the Mac client agent displayed in the Mac preference pane may be...

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