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Enterprise Mobility + Security

Introducing Microsoft account age-related features for GDPR

Howdy folks, Today, I’m pleased to announce the rollout of recently redesigned and improved parental consent capabilities to our Microsoft account users in the European Union. This is an important step in giving our users the capabilities that are defined in the General Data Privacy Regulations (GDPR). At Microsoft, we firmly believe that children are...

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Eight Essentials for Hybrid Identity: #1 A new identity mindset

Howdy folks, Many of the customers I get the privilege to talk with are well along the path to connecting their on-premises systems and applications to cloud services. And for the majority of them, hybrid identity is the first stop of destination cloud. Why is that the case? Because nearly every large enterprise has applications...

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PingFederate configuration integration for Azure AD now in public preview!

Howdy folks, Today I’m happy to announce the public preview of the PingFederate configuration integration in the latest release of AADConnect. With this release customers can easily and reliably configure their Azure Active Directory environment to use PingFederate as their federation provider, and we’re excited to offer a more seamless integration experience to our customers....

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Exciting improvements to the B2B collaboration experience

Howdy folks, More and more organizations are using Azure AD B2B collaboration capabilities to connect with other organizations. And we have been hard at work making B2B experiences smoother and better than ever before – so these organizations and their partner users can work together easily, intuitively, and securely! Today, I’m incredibly excited to announce...

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Azure AD B2C just keeps getting better! More customization options + easier to configure!

Howdy folks, The Azure AD B2C team has been working hard creating some awesome new features that we’re excited to share with you! Here’s a quick run down: We’ve added enhanced flexibility for customizing your login and registration experiences. We’ve updated our portal experience so that features are more easily accessible for you. We’ve added...

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Use Internal URLs to access apps from anywhere with our My Apps Sign-in Extension and the Azure AD Application Proxy

Hi Folks, I’m excited to share the news that your users can now access applications through internal URLs even when outside your corporate network by using the My Apps Secure Sign-in Extension for Azure AD . When a user types in a familiar shorthand URL such as https://traveldashboard, they can be redirected to the externally...

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Monitor your ADFS sign-in activity using Azure AD Connect Health’s risky IP reports

Howdy folks! Many of our customers use Active Directory Federation Services (ADFS) to sign into Office 365 and other cloud and on-premises apps secured by Azure AD. ADFS proxy servers are often deployed to enable users to sign in from outside the corporate network. In a previous blog post, we talked about the kinds of...

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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 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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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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