PingAccess for #AzureAD: The public preview is being deployed

  Back in September I blogged about a new great partnership of Azure AD and PingAccess, in order to support new kinds of 0n-premises applications. You can take a look at blog post here: https://spanougakis.wordpress.com/2016/09/14/azuread-and-pingaccess-a-new-great-partnership-for-secure-web-app-access/ Starting from March 22nd, the Azure AD team is happy to announce that PingAccess for Azure AD is being deployed…

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

  Back in December 2016 I blogged about the new conditional access in Azure AD through the new Azure portal, you can read the post here: https://spanougakis.wordpress.com/2016/12/16/conditional-access-in-azuread-in-the-new-azure-portal/ The question is: do you allow your users to connect to cloud services using their personal devices? If the answer is yes, then you should consider using conditional…

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

  In this video @Alex_A_Simons and Simon May discuss Azure AD’s Conditional Access system and the many improvements the Azure AD team has made recently which you’ll find below. In the video they demonstrate the improved user experience, how company data is protected without impacting productivity and the improvements they have made to the IT…

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Conditional Access in #AzureAD in the new Azure portal

We all want to keep our employees happy, while enabling them to be productive. As we know, productivity and security are two different topics and they rarely go together. If you started using Azure AD, you should know that is now possible to create policies and rules, so that you can protect your company’s valuable…

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#AzureAD Certificate Based Authentication is Generally Available

How can you make the authentication mechanism to be a secure one? Try certificates and Certificate-based authentication. What you can actually use today, especially if you want to use your mobile device? Take a look at these two articles that focus on certificate-based authentication for Android and iOS: https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/active-directory/active-directory-certificate-based-authentication-android and https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/active-directory/active-directory-certificate-based-authentication-ios#getting-started That feature was actually…

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More and more enhancements to the #AzureAD Admin experience in the new Azure Portal

Have you seen the new Azure Portal and all the new enhancements? You now should, because there a lot of improvements. This post is about the updates to Enterprise Application management in the new portal. So let’s take a look. The Azure AD team practically moved many of the Enterprise Application management tools you’re used…

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#AzureAD Pass-Through Authentication and Seamless Single Sign-on is here!

  It was just yesterday (December 7, 2016) that the Azure AD Product Group announced the public preview of Azure AD Pass-Through Authentication and SSO. This was proved to be a feature that a lot of customers where looking forward to, because they would like to offer a SSO experience to the end user, keep…

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Detailed auditing and sign-in logs now available using the new #AzureAD portal

  A couple of months ago the Azure AD team announced the public preview of the Azure AD Admin Experience in the new portal, and since then we’ve got some new improvements. So on the 8th of November, they announced new auditing features to the preview. Let’s logon now to the new Azure AD portal…

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