Enterprise Mobility and Security Blog

Ping Access for Azure AD is now Generally Available (GA)!

Howdy folks, Many of you already use Azure AD Application Proxy to provide single sign-on (SSO) and secure remote access to your users for web applications hosted on-premises. However, some of you also need Azure AD Application Proxy to support on-premises apps that use headers for authentication. As you may remember from our public preview...

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Azure AD makes the leaders quadrant in Gartner’s 2017 Magic Quadrant for Access Management!

Howdy folks, I have great news to share with you today! Gartner released their 2017 Magic Quadrant for Access Management (AM MQ), which shows that Microsoft is placed in the leaders quadrant for our completeness of vision and ability to execute. The AM MQ is a new MQ. It is a separate entity from the...

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Azure AD Conditional Access now supports Microsoft Teams & the Azure Portal

Howdy folks, Quick blog post today. Many of you have asked when you’ll be able to use Conditional Access policies with Microsoft Teams and the Azure Portal. I’m happy to let you know that support for both services is now available. Nitika Gupta from my team has written a blog post with the details. You’ll...

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We’ve made the Azure AD App Proxy even better!

Howdy folks, I’ve blogged before about how the Azure AD Application Proxy is our “hidden gem”. Many of our customers don’t even know it exists, but once they discover it they LOVE it! It’s not uncommon for customers to have 300+ internal applications connected to it and one of our largest customers (a customers with...

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User provisioning from Workday to Azure AD is now in Public Preview!

Howdy folks, We have some great news to share today! Customers can now use the public preview of Azure Active Directory’s cloud-based user provisioning service to orchestrate user provisioning from Workday to Azure Active Directory, Windows Server Active Directory, and more! Since we began building our Workday integratios, we’ve worked hand in hand with our...

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Azure AD Privileged Identity Management Approval Workflows are now in Public Preview!

Howdy folks, I am thrilled to be able to share some news today. We’ve just turned on the public preview of some major updates to the Azure AD Privileged Identity Management service: A new, improved user experience New approval workflow for improved role security Audit History for everyone in temporary role assignments The redesigned user...

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The new Azure AD Admin Console is GA!

Howdy folks, Today is a big day for our customers. I’m incredibly excited to announce that the Azure Active Directory Admin Console (in the new Azure portal) is now Generally Available! Last September, we kicked off the public preview of our new console at http://portal.azure.com and since over 750k admins from 500k organizations have tried...

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Azure Active Directory at Microsoft Build 2017

Hi everyone, Happy Build week! Every team in the Identity Division is focusing more than ever on making developers successful on our identity platform, so we’re really excited to share today’s news: Azure Active Directory B2C enhancements and the new Microsoft Authentication Libraries (MSAL), both available in preview. Azure Active Directory B2C: Super simple or...

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Azure AD and third-party apps: It’s a bigger deal than you might think!

Howdy folks, Today I’ve got a new batch of data to share that I hope many of you will find interesting and useful. Those of you who follow the blog know that Azure AD works well with a ton of applications and that our app gallery features over 2,800 pre-integrated third-party apps. (Third-party meaning apps...

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New Enhancements to the Azure AD Pass Through Authentication Preview are live!

Howdy folks, If you’re a follower of this blog you’ll probably recall that we announced pass-through authentication and seamless single sign-on in Azure AD at the end of last year. These features make it easy and fast to deliver world class end user sign-in experiences with Azure AD. Today I’m excited to announce a few...

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