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Microsoft Mechanics Video: New Conditional Access capabilities in Azure AD and Enterprise Mobility + Security!

Howdy folks, I’ve talked and written a lot about vision of “Identity as the New Control Plane”. This is based on the idea that as more and more of a company’s digital resources live outside the corporate network, in the cloud and on devices, that a great cloud based identity system is the best way...

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Azure AD News: Azure MFA cloud-based protection for on-premises VPNs is now in public preview!

Howdy folks, One of the top requests we hear from customers is to be able to secure their on-premises VPNs using Azure AD and our cloud-based MFA service. Today we’re announcing the public preview of NPS Extension support in Azure MFA. This cool enhancement gives you the ability to protect your VPN using Azure MFA...

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#AzureAD Mailbag: MFA Q&A, Round 7!

Hey y’all, Mark Morowczynski here with the second part of our two part MFA mailbag. To read part 1 click here. Also for those that haven’t been reading these mailbags since the beginning you can read all the previous 21 posts using the ‘mailbag‘ tag. We are trying to make these Friday posts a regular...

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“Lunch Break” deleted scenes: How to Fix Flat-lining Productivity & Why Azure Stays Competitive

Today Season 3 starts to wrap up with the first in a pair of outtakes episodes – it’s all the best stuff we couldn’t fit into the other shows, but it’s just too good to leave on the cutting room floor. In this episode, I talk with Jim Fowler, (CIO, General Electric), Paul Fipps (CIO & EVP, Under...

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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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#AzureAD Mailbag: International Deployments Round 2

Hey y’all, Mark Morowczynski here with another Friday mailbag. I realize we’ve been sort of slacking on these for the last 2 months but we are looking to finish the calendar year strong. Key word being looking. We’ll continue last week’s topic of things to consider with international deployments. Let’s dive in.   Question 1:...

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Microsoft Authenticator for Windows Phone is Generally Available!

Howdy folks, Back in July we blogged about our plan to combine the two different authenticator apps from Microsoft into one new app, Microsoft Authenticator. Since then, we’ve released the iOS and Android versions of the application and updated them both quite a few times. Today I’m happy to let you know that late last...

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Configurable token lifetimes in #AzureAD are now Public Preview!

Howdy folks, I’m excited to announce that we are giving you more control than ever before over core behaviors that directly affect both the security and experience of your users. We’ve turned on the public preview of the token lifetime configuration in Azure AD! This is a powerful tool that many of you have been...

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