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Enterprise Mobility + Security

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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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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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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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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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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