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Authentication Methods–Usage & Insights

Authentication Methods–Usage & Insights

Howdy folks, Today, I’m excited to announce the public preview of Authentication Methods Usage & Insights! The reporting provided by this feature helps you understand the adoption of self-service password reset (SSPR) and Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA) in your organization. This ... continue reading
Using Azure AD with your Oracle Cloud apps

Using Azure AD with your Oracle Cloud apps

Howdy folks, Microsoft and Oracle recently announced a partnership that enables interoperability between Microsoft Azure and Oracle Cloud. We formed this partnership based on your feedback that you have business critical infrastructure running on each of our clouds, and that ... continue reading
Identity data for European customers

Identity data for European customers

Howdy folks! I’m excited to announce that for customers who provide an address in Europe, Azure AD now keeps all personally identifiable identity (PII) attributes within datacenters in Europe. Last year, we made changes in Azure AD to keep most ... continue reading
Build a strong identity foundation with Azure AD provisioning

Build a strong identity foundation with Azure AD provisioning

Howdy folks, Today we’re announcing a few big updates in our Azure AD provisioning system. Nitika Gupta, one of our program managers on the Identity team, has written a guest blog post diving into some of the details. You’ll find ... continue reading
Conditional access for the Azure AD combined MFA and password reset registration experience

Conditional access for the Azure AD combined MFA and password reset registration experience

Howdy folks, More and more organizations are using Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA) to protect their access and self-service password reset (SSPR) to reduce support costs and empower their users to manage their credential recovery. Our internal studies show that customers can ... continue reading
Removal of the 16-character limit for passwords in Azure AD

Removal of the 16-character limit for passwords in Azure AD

Howdy folks, Many of you have been reminding us that we still have a 16-character password limit for accounts created in Azure AD. While our on-premises Windows AD allows longer passwords and passphrases, we previously didn’t have support for this ... continue reading
Toward scalable decentralized identifier systems

Toward scalable decentralized identifier systems

Howdy folks, Today’s post is the next step in realizing our vision for the future of decentralized identities, which we laid out last year. We believe every person needs a decentralized, digital identity they own and control, backed by self-owned ... continue reading
//build 2019: Celebrating 1M third-party active apps, the Microsoft identity platform, and more

//build 2019: Celebrating 1M third-party active apps, the Microsoft identity platform, and more

Howdy folks, It’s //build week here at Microsoft and we’re thrilled to provide several enhancements to our identity platform for developers. But first, I’m really pumped to share that we now have more than one million active third-party applications using ... continue reading
Gain insights into your Azure AD resources with Log Analytics Workbooks

Gain insights into your Azure AD resources with Log Analytics Workbooks

Today, I am excited to announce that the integration of Azure AD Activity Logs with Azure Monitor is now generally available in the public cloud. This is one of our customers top requested features and when we announced the public ... continue reading
Contributing changes to Azure AD documentation

Contributing changes to Azure AD documentation

Howdy folks, We publish our Azure Active Directory (Azure AD) documentation on docs.microsoft.com, which is our open source content publishing platform. We also allow you to change the content you read on docs.microsoft.com, so everyone can contribute content updates and ... continue reading
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