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Azure AD B2B Collaboration for Hybrid Organizations

Howdy folks,  Many of you probably already use Azure Active Directory (Azure AD) B2B collaboration to work closely with your external partners. Since we launched Azure AD B2B capabilities a year ago, more than 800,000 organizations have used Azure AD B2B to collaborate with their partners, adding 8 million guest user accounts. Pretty amazing right?! One of the most frequent pieces...

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Microsoft Advanced Threat Analytics v1.9 released

This post is authored by Eyal Manor, Principal Group Program Manager, Azure ATP. We are pleased to announce a new release of Microsoft Advanced Threat Analytics (ATA) version 1.9. This release includes numerous new features and performance enhancements, making it an even more powerful security solution. These are some of the exciting new features in...

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New performance counters diagnose user application responsiveness on Remote Desktop Session Hosts

This post is authored by Gus Catalano, Senior Software Engineer, Remote Desktop Services.  We’re excited to announce a new feature that allows system administrators to diagnose application responsiveness problems in Remote Desktop Session Host (RDSH) with ease. We’re introducing two new counters, User Input Delay per Process and User Input Delay per Session, to give you...

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Microsoft Authenticator Account Backup and Recovery: Coming soon to an iOS device near you!

Howdy folks, Many of you have asked for backup and recovery for the Microsoft Authenticator app. We’ve heard that need, and that’s why I’m happy to announce that we’ve just released a backup and recovery feature for that app. Now, your Microsoft Authenticator app will keep your account credentials, so you won’t get locked out...

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Using encryption in Office 365 to help protect data and meet your compliance needs

With digital data growing exponentially, and threats becoming more advanced, laws and regulations are evolving to protect individuals and their personal information. Encryption is one method that can be used to help ensure the confidentiality of certain sensitive information, reduce the risk of data compromise and help you meet your compliance needs. When organizations use...

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Enhancing conditional access with machine-risk data from Windows Defender Advanced Threat Protection

This post is authored by Joey Glocke, Program Manager, Microsoft Intune. Microsoft 365 provides holistic security capabilities to help protect your critical business data in multiple ways. Two key elements of this solution are conditional access and Windows Defender Advanced Threat Protection (ATP). In more than 63 percent of data breaches, attackers gain corporate network access...

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Azure Advanced Threat Protection: CredSSP Exploit Analysis

This post is authored by Tal Maor, Security Researcher, Azure ATP. After announcing the release of Azure Advanced Threat Protection (Azure ATP) just a few weeks ago, we are excited to provide details on how Azure ATP has been updated to better protect customers against a new exploit by including the identity theft technique used...

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Enhancing Threat Protection capabilities and Conditional Access App Controls in Microsoft Cloud App Security

With a growing adoption of SaaS apps to support business processes, it is key to ensure secure handling of data to protect your most valuable corporate assets. With Microsoft Cloud App Security, we are enabling customers to gain insight into and better control of their eco-system of SaaS apps, of and beyond native Microsoft applications....

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Password-less Sign-In to Windows 10 & Azure AD using FIDO2 is coming soon (plus other cool news)!

Howdy folks, Today I want to tell you about some exciting new features we’ve been working on that I think you’ll be pretty excited about. Specifically, today we are announcing that: A limited-preview of Password-less sign-in using a FIDO2 security key will available in the next update to Windows 10 (coming this spring). Azure AD...

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Announcing new Microsoft Azure Information Protection policy decision point capabilities with Ionic Security

At Microsoft Ignite 2017, we announced the public preview of conditional access for AIP-protected files to further enhance security for your sensitive files. With the integration of Azure Information Protection (AIP) and Azure Active Directory (AAD), conditional access can be set up to allow or block access to AIP protected documents or enforce additional security...

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