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Enterprise Mobility + Security @ Ignite 2017 – Wrap Up

Last week at Microsoft Ignite, more than 25,000 IT professionals converged in Orlando Florida to learn about Microsoft’s technology advancements, skill up across new products, and meet with Microsoft experts. For EMS we unveiled a wave of new capabilities, presented more than 45 sessions, and met with thousands of customers. I wanted to take a...

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Improving access control with three new Azure AD public previews

Howdy folks, It was great to get to meet so many of you at Ignite last week! Thanks a ton for stopping by the booth and making time to attend our sessions. If you were at Ignite or follow our blog, you know we announced a ton of new Azure AD capabilities last week. As...

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What’s new with Azure Active Directory @ Ignite 2017

What’s new with Azure Active Directory @ Ignite 2017

Howdy folks! What an amazing week! It’s the third day of Ignite and it’s been awesome getting to meet so many of you in person, especially when we have so much news to share! Leading up to the conference, the team worked hard to turn on important new Azure AD capabilities and I’m excited to...

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Fewer login prompts: The new “Keep me signed in” experience for Azure AD is in preview

Howdy folks, A common request we get from our customers is to reduce the number of times users are prompted to sign into Azure AD. One way to reduce the frequency of prompts is to check the “Keep me signed in” checkbox on the sign-in flow, but our telemetry shows that usage of that checkbox...

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Marching into the future of the Azure AD admin experience: retiring the Azure AD classic portal

Howdy folks, Since we announced General Availability of the new Azure AD admin center in May, it’s been used by over 800,000 users from 500,000 organizations in almost every country in the world. The new admin center is the future for administration of Azure AD. For over a year, we’ve been listening to your feedback...

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Microsoft Intune provides support for iOS 11

Today, Apple announced the availability of iOS 11 (with public release scheduled for 9/19/2017) and we’re pleased to announce Microsoft Intune’s support for this update. Apple began releasing developer and beta builds a few months back, and since then the Intune team has been busy working to ensure that all Intune MAM and MDM scenarios...

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Azure AD B2B Collaboration in Microsoft Teams

Howdy folks, Today I am excited to let you know that we’ve just enabled Guest Access in Microsoft Teams, built on the B2B collaboration features of Azure AD! You can now enable partner collaboration in Teams for interactions across chat, apps, and file sharing, all with the ease of use and enterprise-grade protection Azure Active...

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How we secure your data in Azure AD

Howdy folks, With all the breaches of cloud identity services over the last few years, we get a lot of questions about how we secure customer data. So today’s blog is a dive into the details of how we protect customer data in Azure AD. Datacenter and Service Security Let’s start with our datacenters. First,...

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Changes to the Token Lifetime Defaults in Azure AD

Howdy folks, I’m happy to share that as part of our efforts to eliminate unnecessary signin prompts while maintaining high levels of security, we’re making some major improvements to how we manage refresh tokens lifetimes. This blog post goes into much greater technical detail than we usually discuss in this blog. But this is an...

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Today’s Identity News: Improvements to Azure AD Connect Health sync error reporting

Howdy folks, If you’re an Azure AD Connect Health user, this post is for you! We’ve made a few enhancements to sync error reports to help make information easier to digest and act on. I’ve invited Varun Karandikar, a Program Manager on the Azure AD Connect Health team, to tell you more about these updates....

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