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No password, phone sign in for Microsoft accounts!

Howdy, folks! Here in the identity division at Microsoft, we don’t like passwords any more than you do! So we’ve been hard at work creating a modern way to sign in that doesn’t require upper and lowercase letters, numbers, a special character, and your favorite emoji. And after a soft launch last month, we’re excited...

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Conditional Access “limited access” policies for SharePoint are in public preview!

Howdy folks, Enabling productivity while securing data is the fine line IT pros walk today, and having the right tools to do it makes it that much easier. In the past, employees working from their personal devices was a recipe for leaked data. But not anymore! Working with the SharePoint team, we’ve created a great...

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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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Update 1609 for Configuration Manager Technical Preview – Available Now!

Hello everyone! Update 1609 for System Center Configuration Manager Technical Preview has been released. Technical Preview releases give you an opportunity to try out new Configuration Manager features in a test environment before they are made generally available. This month’s new preview features include: Windows 10 Upgrade Analytics – Assess and analyze device readiness and...

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Microsoft Intune support for Android for Work

Today, we are announcing that Intune is now part of the Android for Work program and in the early stages of rolling out Android for Work features. Here’s a sample of what you can expect to see in our initial release of Android for Work support: A broader set of management policies for Android devices;...

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Microsoft Intune provides day 0 support for Android Nougat

Today Google announced the general availability of the Android Nougat update (also known as Android N or Android 7.0). Since the day the developer preview bits first became available back in March 2016, the Intune team has been testing our MDM and MAM scenarios with the available Android N preview builds. We always make day...

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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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The Endpoint Zone, Episode 15: How Avanade uses Intune MAM

This might be one of the most interesting episodes of The Endpoint Zone in a really long time. In episode 15, we spend 15 minutes talking with Joseph Paradi, from the consulting firm Avanade, about the expansive work his organization has done to deploy Intune MAM across the company for employees’ BYO iOS and Android devices — and...

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Video: What’s new in Intune MAM without device enrollment

We hope that you had a relaxing weekend! We have some good stuff for you. Check out this demo-rich video from our team members Dilip Radhakrishnan and Simon May who will give you an overview of the latest Mobile Application Management (MAM) capabilities in Microsoft Intune. They will show you how to define policies to...

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Coming soon: Support for new Windows 10 features, Apple VPP for Business, and more

We will be releasing the next service update for Microsoft Intune between January 6 and January 14. New features and enhancements will be made available as part of this service update including: Support for new Windows 10 features: You can now set an additional rule in the Compliance Policy for conditional access to require Windows...

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