Enterprise Mobility and Security Blog

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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#AzureAD Mailbag: MFA Q&A, Round 6!

All right, it’s time for some  more mandatory fun! Chad here again kicking off 2017 and ready with another MFA mailbag. In the last couple months, I’ve been having a lot of conversations with customers around Azure MFA Server licenses requirements, billing, and split configurations. In this mailbag, I’ve taken some of these “What if….”...

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Breaking down EMS Conditional Access: Part 2

This post is the second in a three-part series detailing Conditional Access from Microsoft Enterprise Mobility + Security. Today, the typical employee connects an average of four devices to their corporate network. Usually they’re connecting from their own mobile device or PC, but that’s not always the case. Maybe they use their daughter’s iPad in...

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Conditional Access now in the new Azure portal

The digital transformation that’s affecting every organization brings new challenges for IT, as they strive to empower their users to be productive while keeping corporate data secure in an increasingly complex technology landscape. Microsoft Enterprise Mobility + Security (EMS) provides a unique identity-driven security approach to address these new challenges at multiple layers and to...

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#AzureAD Certificate Based Authentication is Generally Available!

Howdy folks! Many big organizations that have certificates have been using the certificate-based authentication feature while it was in preview and giving us feedback. Thank you for your input! Today, I’m excited to announce the GA of certificate based authentication. This announcement enables two key scenarios: 1. Federated Azure AD customers can sign in using...

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More enhancements to the #AzureAD Admin experience in the new Azure Portal!

Howdy folks, Since our most August 2016 preview release of our new admin experience in the new Azure portal we’ve seen a ton of use and received a ton of feedback. Thank you to all of you who are giving the new experience a whirl! We really appreciate it. Since I’ve invited Senior Program Manager Adam...

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New capabilities coming to Microsoft Enterprise Mobility + Security (EMS)

As 2016 draws to a close, we would like to thank you for choosing Microsoft Enterprise Mobility + Security (EMS) to protect and secure your employees as you continue to digitally transform your organizations. More than 37,000 customers and over half of the Fortune 500 have now chosen EMS. With EMS we continue to build...

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Introducing #AzureAD Pass-Through Authentication and Seamless Single Sign-on

Howdy folks, Today’s news might well be our biggest news of the year. Azure AD Pass-Through Authentication and Seamless Single Sign-on are now both in public preview! When we talk to organizations about how they want to integrate their identity infrastructure to the cloud, we often hear the same set of requirements: “I’ve got to...

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#AzureAD PowerShell V2.0 is now GA

Howdy folks, About a month ago, we announced an updated public preview for PowerShell Azure AD v2.0. Today I’m happy to announce that these PowerShell Azure AD v2.0 cmdlets are now generally available (GA)! To give you a rundown on the improvements we’ve made since we released the preview, I’ve asked Rob de Jong to...

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New #AzureAD Access Panel is now Generally Available!

Howdy folks, Many hundreds of thousands of you have used the our new Access Panel (MyApps) while it was in public preview to launch your Azure AD connected applications, change memberships in groups, and quickly access your security settings. Today, I’m excited to announce the new Access Panel is now Generally Available (GA)! Since we launched Public...

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