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Azure AD Conditional Access support for blocking legacy auth is in Public Preview!

Howdy folks, Today I’m excited to announce the Public Preview of Azure AD Conditional Access support for blocking legacy authentication. In the past you needed to use ADFS to do this, but using conditional access to do this is SO much simpler/better. Now you to can manage legacy authentication blocking as one part of your...

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Baseline security policy for Azure AD admin accounts in public preview!

Howdy folks, Identity attacks have increased by 300% in the last year. To protect our customers from these ever-increasing attacks, Microsoft is embarking on a journey to rollout baseline protection. To that end, I’m excited to announce today the public preview of the first baseline policy to protect privileged Azure AD accounts. This baseline policy...

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Unified policies with Cloud App Security and the Microsoft Data Classification Service

Microsoft Cloud App Security now integrates with the Microsoft Data Classification Service to create a consistent policy creation experience across Office 365, Azure Information Protection and Microsoft Cloud App Security. Find out how this allows your teams responsible for data security to leverage existing processes and apply them more broadly. The need to protect your...

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How We Built (Rebuilt!) Intune into a Leading Globally Scaled Cloud Service

This is something we usually don’t do here at Microsoft, but today I want to share a blog post (included below) that was written for internal purposes only. Let me answer your first question: “But why are you releasing this information?” Simply put, as I meet with customers navigating their own unique digital transformation, I...

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Eight Essentials for Hybrid Identity: #2 Choosing the right authentication method

Howdy folks, I’m here to share with you the next part in our Eight Essentials for Hybrid Identity blog series, based on what we’ve learned from working with tens of thousands of organizations on this hybrid journey. When setting up single sign-on for your employees and partners to all their SaaS applications and on-premises apps...

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Deploy Third-party Software Updates with Configuration Manager Technical Preview 1806

Hello everyone! Today we are happy to announce that update 1806 for the Technical Preview Branch of System Center Configuration Manager has been released. In response to your UserVoice feedback, this release adds support for third-party software update catalogs. The new third-party software updates node allows you to easily subscribe to partner software update catalogs...

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Assess GDPR readiness with Microsoft Cloud App Security

Starting today Microsoft Cloud App Security provides new risk assessment capabilities to help you determine if the cloud apps and services used across your organization are compliant with GDPR requirements. Overview On May 25, 2018 the European Union’s (EU) General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) went into effect. The GDPR imposes new rules on organizations that...

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