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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#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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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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#AzureAD updated with new admin roles

Howdy folks, One of the most frequent pieces of feedback we receive from customers is they love how Azure AD helps them gain visibility into risks impacting their organization’s identities and assets. But to do that effectively, they need additional RBAC roles so they can provide access to their administrators and security analysts while maintaining...

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#AzureAD Conditional Access for #Office365 Exchange & SharePoint preview!

Howdy, I’m super excited to announce preview of Azure AD Conditional Access policies for Exchange and SharePoint Online is now available. These policies can be used to require multi-factor authentication (MFA) or block access based on network location. We’ve heard over and over again how critical it is for organizations to apply additional security to...

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#AzureAD Enterprise State Roaming for Windows 10 in GA!

Howdy folks, More cool news to share – I am delighted to announce that the Enterprise State Roaming service for Windows 10 is GA! Gunjan Jain, a PM on our partner Windows Server and Services team, has led this effort, so I’ve asked her to fill you in on the specifics of this news below....

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