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Protect your data at the front door with conditional access from Enterprise Mobility + Security

With smartphones, tablets, laptops, and PCs, people have an increasing number of options for getting and staying connected at any time. Users expect the freedom to access their corporate email and documents from anywhere on any device–and they expect the experience to be seamless and modern. This means IT needs to make sure that corporate...

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#AzureAD in the new Azure portal: Week 1 update – Already being used in 125 countries!

Howdy folks – If you follow our blog, you know that last Monday we turned on the public preview of Azure AD in the new Azure portal. We knew there would be a lot of interest, but we been astounded by the level of interest from all around the globe! In the first week of...

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#AzureAD Mailbag: Syncing with Azure AD Part 3

Howdy folks, Time for another Azure AD Mailbag – this time Chad from our Customer and Partner Success teams is sharing some new/advanced tips on using Azure AD Connect sync. Hope you have a great weekend! Alex Simons (Twitter: @Alex_A_Simons) Director of Program Management Microsoft Identity Division ——————– All right, it’s time for some more mandatory...

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Cleaning up the #AzureAD and Microsoft account overlap

Howdy folks, We receive pretty regular feedback about how the split between our cloud identity systems — work/school accounts in Azure Active Directory and personally owned Microsoft accounts (formerly known as “Live ID” accounts) – can make for some pretty confusing user experiences. In particular, we know many of you have pretty strong feelings about...

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#AzureAD and PingAccess: Partnering to bring you Secure Remote Access to even more On-Premises Web Apps.

Howdy folks, Today I am thrilled to share the news that Ping Identity and Microsoft are partnering to provide secure access to on-premises web applications through the Azure AD Application Proxy and PingAccess. This partnership will expand the reach of Azure AD for customers and is a key proof point of our vision that “Identity...

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The #AzureAD admin experience in the new Azure portal is now in public preview!

Howdy folks, If the questions and comments I get on Twitter and LinkedIn are any indication, a lot of you are going to excited about today’s news: We’ve turned on the public preview of the Azure AD admin experience in the new Azure portal! If you want to skip the reading and just start using...

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#AzureAD Identity Protection, Azure AD Privileged Identity Management and Azure AD Premium P2 will be generally available Sept 15th

Howdy folks, Today we’ve got some cool news! Azure AD Identity Protection, Azure AD Privileged Identity Management and Azure AD Premium P2 are going to be Generally Available next Thursday 9/15! I’m incredibly excited about the work the teams are doing here. I hope you will be as well. Azure AD Identity Protection is a...

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#AzureAD Identity Protection news: Enhanced support for federation and European availability!

Howdy folks, Those of you who read the blog will recall that in June we announced some enhancements to the public preview of Azure Active Directory Identity Protection that extended risk-based conditional access to federated identities for risky sign-ins. Today we’re announcing two more updates: We’ve turned on support for our “Users at risk” for...

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Microsoft Authenticator: Updates on our unexpected hit app!

Howdy folks! As many of you know, on Monday we released the updated Microsoft Authenticator apps in iTunes and Google Play Store. These new apps provide a single great MFA experience for both Azure AD and Microsoft consumer accounts. Now that we are through the initial launch, I thought it would be good to give...

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23 more apps now work with #AzureAD!

Howdy folks, I’m happy to get to share the news with you that we added 23 new apps into the Azure AD App Gallery in July! Here’s a quick rundown on all the new apps we added. HR: BenSelect provides benefits enrollment, communications, reporting, administration, and simplified data exhange for global employers and benefit providers...

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