Azure AD Password Protection is now generally available

We’ve talked about this Azure AD feature a few months ago, when it was in Public Preview, you can take a look at the article here: https://systemplus.gr/azuread-password-protection-and-smart-lockout-are-now-in-public-preview/ Something that was not so clear and it needs to be, is the fact that it’s not only a cloud solution: it can be used even on on-premises…

Azure AD B2C custom policies to build-your-own identity methods is in general availability

A few days ago the Azure AD product group has announced the general availability of the Identity Experience Framework and custom policy support in Azure Active Directory B2C. That really means that you can use your own identity frameworks to use the identity technology of your choice and interoperate with multiple identity providers. With the…

Azure AD Naming Policy for Office 365 Groups is now available

Another cool Azure AD feature was announced these days: we now have the ability to enforce a Naming Policy for Office 365 Groups. That new Naming Policy feature enables admins to define prefix or suffix conventions that can be automatically appended to group names and create a list of words that are blocked from use…

You can now collaborate using Azure AD and login with any account

Azure AD B2B Collaboration gives you the ability to collaborate with other organizations and people, even if they do not use Azure AD. The Azure AD Team recently improved the way that an external company can authenticate to your Azure AD using Google IDs. So, even if your external partners use Gmail accounts, you can…

Azure AD B2C now has JavaScript customization and some cool new features!

Today was officially announced by the Azure AD Team that customizing user flows with Azure AD B2C is now easier than ever with more features, including the general availability of a new portal experience and custom password complexity option. And there are some new features in public preview that you should try them today, such…

Why I love the Microsoft Authenticator App: because now it sends security notifications!

I cannot hide how I use and love the Microsoft Authenticator App. If you enable MFA logins for all your cloud services, it’s like magic: even without any internet connection, the app generates a code that you can use it as an additional factor of authentication. How it works now with these additional security notifications?…

Four major Azure AD Identity Protection enhancements are now in public preview

More and more enhancements related to Identity Protection have been announced today! So let’s see all of them: Improved user interface that now includes security insights, ability to filter and create reports New APIs that allow you to use all this monitored data to your own ticketing systems Improved risk assessment, so to be able…

#AzureAD Baseline Protection and Policy in Public Preview

It is crucial to protect your admin accounts, especially when we talk about Azure services. There is a new feature in Public Preview to implement it today, that will effectively protect your Azure AD privileged accounts. During the last year, identity attacks have increased by 300%. To protect your environment from the ever-increasing attacks, Azure…

#AzureAD Password Protection and Smart Lockout are now in Public Preview

One more cool feature related to Azure Active Directory, especially for those of you that care about security. Remember that the GDPR mandates for a strict security baseline, in order to protect personal data. So this new feature that was announced in Public Preview, forces or audits the passwords that the Azure AD users use;…