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Strengthen your hybrid identity with these new Azure AD Connect releases

Howdy folks, We continue to hear from you that hybrid identity is as important as ever, even as more apps move to the cloud. In Azure AD, our key hybrid identity tool is Azure AD Connect. This comes in two ... continue reading

Upcoming changes to managing MFA methods for hybrid customers

Howdy folks! In November, I shared that we’re simplifying the MFA management experience to manage all authentication methods directly in Azure AD. This change has been successfully rolled out to cloud-only customers. To make this transition smooth for hybrid customers, ... continue reading

Empower your frontline workers with these Azure AD capabilities that just went GA

Howdy folks - (Cross-posting just to make sure you don't miss the big news.) Today we turned on the GA release of our new features for Frontline workers and Frontline managers. You can learn all about it over on the ... continue reading
Nicole, a marketing consultant to Woodgrove Bank, accesses Woodgrove resources by verifying her email address.

Collaborate with anyone in any organization with any email address!

Howdy folks, We’ve heard from you that interconnected supply and distribution chains, and vendor models are bringing B2B partners directly into your business, where secure and seamless collaboration is more important than ever. We also know how painful it can ... continue reading

Securely manage and autofill passwords across all your mobile devices with Microsoft Authenticator

Howdy folks, Today we are announcing the public preview of password management and autofill capability in the Microsoft Authenticator app. For any sites or apps you visit on your mobile device, Authenticator will help you autofill strong passwords without having ... continue reading

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
Pick the enrollment profile in Intune console for “Android Enterprise dedicated device with Azure AD shared mode

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