Enterprise Mobility and Security Blog

Azure Active Directory B2C is now generally available in North America

Today, I’m very excited to announce the General Availability of Azure AD B2C in North America. Azure AD B2C is a cloud identity service that enables you to stay connected with your consumers in a more secure, reliable and cost-effective manner compared to on-premises systems. Azure AD B2C is built on Azure Active Directory, the...

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Azure RMS Documentation Update for July 2016

Hi everybody Our technical writer, Carol Bailey, is letting you know what’s new and hot in the docs for this month. Reminders: Follow us on Twitter (@TheRMSGuy) and join in our our peer community at www.yammer.com/AskIPTeam.    Dan (on behalf of the Information Protection team) The Documentation for Azure Rights Management has been updated on the...

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Update 1607 for Configuration Manager Technical Preview – Available Now!

Hello everyone! Update 1607 for Configuration Manager Technical Preview has been released. Technical Preview releases give you an opportunity to try out new Configuration Manager features in a test environment before they are made generally available. We’re looking forward to hearing what you have to say about this month’s new preview features, which includes: Customizable...

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#AzureAD Conditional Access: Per app MFA and Network Location based policies are GA!

Howdy, Great news today! The Azure AD Conditional Access per app MFA and and Network Location policies are GA! We have seen incredible demand for these capabilities from customers so I’m completely stoked that they are ready for broad production use! Of note, quite a few customers of the customers we’ve been working directly with...

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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 (http://aka.ms/azureadpdeploy), 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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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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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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