Enterprise Mobility and Security Blog

Azure AD Automated Expiration for Office 365 Groups is now in Public Preview

Howdy folks, One of the coolest collaboration features in Office 365 is Office 365 groups. Your employees can create these groups on the fly and use them to collaborate with their co-workers on projects, sharing team documents, emails and calendars. These groups are easy and fast to create and judging by their usage telemetry, they...

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An update to Azure AD Conditional Access for Office.com

Howdy folks, Today I’m writing to provide some background about a change in how conditional access policies will soon be enforced when users access Office.com. Notifications about this change have been sent out, but several of you have asked for additional details. What’s changed? On August 24th, a change will roll out that requires users...

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The new Azure AD Signin Experience is now in Public Preview

Howdy folks, We’re continuing to make progress on converging the Azure AD and Microsoft account identity systems. One of the big steps on this journey is to redesign the sign-in UI so both systems look consistent. Today I’m happy to announce that this updated design is in public preview! What’s changing: Redesign of Azure AD...

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New Public Preview: Azure AD Domain Services admin UX in the new Azure Portal

Howdy folks, I’m excited to announce the public preview of Azure AD Domain Services in the new Azure portal. You can now create new managed AD domains and perform administrative tasks like configuring secure LDAP using the Azure portal. If you follow the blog, you already know that Azure AD Domain Services is pretty cool....

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The unbelievably diverse array of devices managed by our customers

Something I have come to really appreciate as we’ve built Intune and watched its usage scale to millions of devices is the unbelievably broad and diverse types of hardware our customers have to manage. To put this challenge in perspective, check out the chart below. In this chart, you can see the diversity of devices...

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New updates to the Azure AD Power BI content pack!

Howdy folks, Those of you who follow the blog will remember that in January we announced the integration of Azure Active Directory APIs with Power BI. This integration makes it easy to download pre-built content packs that give you visibility into everything happening in your Azure Active Directory tenant. This content pack has been super...

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How Microsoft EMS can support you in your journey to EU GDPR compliance – Part 3

Granting and restricting access to data with Azure Active Directory This blog post is the latest in our series about how EMS can support you in your journey to EU GDPR compliance. We last looked at how Azure Information Protection helps keep your data protected, whether it’s stored on-premises or in the cloud. Today, I’m...

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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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