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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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Azure AD B2B: New updates make cross-business collab easy

Howdy folks, I’ve been looking forward to writing this blog post for a while! Those of you who follow the blog know that Azure AD B2B collaboration is a set of capabilities that makes it easy for IT pros and information workers to invite people from any organization in the world to collaborate online. The...

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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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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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#AzureAD and PingAccess: Partnering to bring you Secure Remote Access to even more On-Premises Web Apps.

Howdy folks, Today I am thrilled to share the news that Ping Identity and Microsoft are partnering to provide secure access to on-premises web applications through the Azure AD Application Proxy and PingAccess. This partnership will expand the reach of Azure AD for customers and is a key proof point of our vision that “Identity...

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#AzureAD Identity Protection, Azure AD Privileged Identity Management and Azure AD Premium P2 will be generally available Sept 15th

Howdy folks, Today we’ve got some cool news! Azure AD Identity Protection, Azure AD Privileged Identity Management and Azure AD Premium P2 are going to be Generally Available next Thursday 9/15! I’m incredibly excited about the work the teams are doing here. I hope you will be as well. Azure AD Identity Protection is a...

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