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Enterprise Mobility + Security

Eight Essentials for Hybrid Identity: #3 Securing your identity infrastructure

Howdy folks, If you are like me, you are pretty amazed at the number of systems and services available today that claim to help you improve your enterprise security. And you are also a bit chagrined by how few sources there are with helpful information on what will actually make you more secure. In our...

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Vision + Execution: Microsoft named a leader again in Gartner MQ for Access Management

Howdy folks, Some great news to share with you today! For the second year in a row, Gartner has positioned Microsoft in the Leaders Quadrant in the 2018 Magic Quadrant for Access Management, Worldwide, based on our completeness of vision and ability to execute in the access management market. Find out why in a complimentary...

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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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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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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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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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Microsoft Named a “2018 Gartner Peer Insights Customers’ Choice” for Client Management Tools

Everyone (and I mean everyone) on the Microsoft 365 team has been pursuing some very ambitious goals in the ten months since we launched Microsoft 365.  Those goals have all been laser focused on one key thing:  Helping our customers effectively navigate their own unique path towards the digital transformation that they need to succeed...

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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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