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Azure AD Application Proxy now natively supports apps that use header-based authentication

Howdy folks, It’s awesome to hear from many of you that Azure AD Application Proxy helps you in providing secure remote access to critical on-premises applications and reducing load from existing VPN solutions. We’ve also heard about the need for ... continue reading
Simple and secure customization with B2C user flows

Simple and secure customization with B2C user flows

Howdy folks, In this unusual year, organizations have doubled down on digital engagement with their customers and are prioritizing the security and customization of their user experiences. We’ve kept this top of mind as we evolve our vision for Azure ... continue reading
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Customize and configure shared devices for Firstline Workers at scale

Howdy folks, Firstline Workers have been at the forefront of our economy over the past several months as they perform critical jobs like maintaining critical supply chains, serving as first responders, and caring for the most vulnerable. It is more ... continue reading
Updates to managing user authentication methods

Updates to managing user authentication methods

Howdy folks! I’m excited to share today some super cool new features for managing users’ authentication methods: a new experience for admins to manage users’ methods in Azure Portal, and a set of new APIs for managing FIDO2 security keys, ... continue reading

Azure AD provisioning, now with attribute mapping, improved performance and more!

Howdy folks, We’ve made several changes to identity provisioning in Azure AD over the past several months, based on your input and feedback: Easily map attributes between your on-premises AD and Azure AD. Perform on-demand user provisioning to Azure AD ... continue reading
Conditional Access Office 365 Suite now in GA!

Conditional Access Office 365 Suite now in GA!

Howdy folks, Today we’re announcing GA of Conditional Access for the Office 365 Suite! This makes it a whole lot easier to configure Conditional Access policy for Office 365. With a single click, you confidently set policy on all of ... continue reading

Azure Active Directory External Identities goes premium with advanced security for B2C

Howdy folks, Over the past six months, we have seen organizations adapt to remote business environments and engage with an unprecedented number of external users, and we’ve seen our own service usage growing like crazy for scenarios. With this growth, ... continue reading

Conditional Access policies now apply to all client applications by default

Howdy folks, When it comes to securing your organization, nothing is more effective than enabling multi-factor authentication (MFA) for your users. Whether using traditional methods like phone or token codes, or modern passwordless methods like the Authenticator, Windows Hello, or ... continue reading
Microsoft Authenticator app lock now enabled by default

Microsoft Authenticator app lock now enabled by default

Howdy folks, We’re always listening to your feedback about Microsoft Authenticator and what we can do to make the app more secure and easier for end users. A few years ago, we released our App Lock feature in response to ... continue reading

End users can now report “This wasn’t me” for unusual sign-in activity

Howdy folks, I’m excited to announce the General Availability of Azure AD My Sign-Ins—a new feature that allows enterprise users to review their sign-in history to check for any unusual activity. As we discussed in the Public Preview blog post, ... continue reading