Setup Prerequisites for Windows LAPS in Azure AD
By now you may have seen a lot of updates and posts on how to configure Windows LAPS in Azure AD. Credit goes to all the wonderful gurus out there who really contribute to the community in different ways. My approach in this post is to prepare for the Windows LAPS in Azure AD so … Continue reading Setup Prerequisites for Windows LAPS in Azure AD
Mergers, Acquisitions and Day 1 – Azure AD Cross-Tenant Synchronization
I would like to dedicate this post to writing something on a much-needed topic that personally got me to try a lot of methods and to be creative because this is one of the main tasks that an organization/ management is looking to get done from an IT Specialist. The Day 1. More precisely the … Continue reading Mergers, Acquisitions and Day 1 – Azure AD Cross-Tenant Synchronization
Use Authentication Context with Strong Auth on PIM Role Activation
What is Authentication Context? Authentication Contexts are being used to further secure your application data and actions. You may already have enabled Multi-Factor Authebtaion in your Azure AD tenant and everyone is using the MFA in the same way. However, imagine you have an application where you need to maintain confidential data that only a … Continue reading Use Authentication Context with Strong Auth on PIM Role Activation
🎙️MS EMS Community Podcast EP02
With no particular agenda other than having a casual chat about recent tech events, this time including: Hybrid IdentitiesSecurity PostureMindset changesAzure AD Cross-Tenant Sync https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0RAvGTAlDSc
[Nugget Post] How to Check All Intune Filter Related Associated Assignments?
You implement more and more filters in policies, but how to go back and see all the associated assignments? Rather than remembering or noting down all the filters you have created and checking manually, you can now see this in the Associated Assignments tab in the required filter. To check the created filter, go to … Continue reading [Nugget Post] How to Check All Intune Filter Related Associated Assignments?
Azure AD Cross-Tenant Access with B2B Direct Connect
This is my take on the Azure AD Cross-Tenant access settings. This was something I was hoping to configure a while back. However the capabilities weren't available at that time, but the need for some kind of a trust relationship between two Azure AD tenants was bubbling up. Gone of days organizations set up trust … Continue reading Azure AD Cross-Tenant Access with B2B Direct Connect
Microsoft Entra Identity Governance – Connecting the Dots
Been working on this blog post for a while as this talks about an important service in Azure AD. In a standard organization environment, how many resources will a user access from the point where they have Onboard to the day that they are offboarded from all the systems? Are you able to keep a … Continue reading Microsoft Entra Identity Governance – Connecting the Dots
Latest Microsoft Authenticator App/ MFA Improvements
Exciting new improvements in the Microsoft Authenticator front. This is a step towards phishing attacks that can lead to accidental MFA approvals. We all know about MFA fatigue by now and how much damage a bad actor can make when an account holder makes one wrong move. This will trend will not stop, but this … Continue reading Latest Microsoft Authenticator App/ MFA Improvements
How to Configure Azure AD Authentication Strengths
Require Multifactor Authentication is good, but what if the methods that can be registered aren't powerful enough to secure the resources? Eg: Accept the Auth push notification or SMS or Phone Call method. Those traditional methods have proved user authentication methods must be strengthened in-order to defend today's sophisticated phishing attacks. Introducing Authentication strengths Conditional … Continue reading How to Configure Azure AD Authentication Strengths
Azure AD Device Registration – Part 1 – How to Fix the Pending Registration State Issue?
Firstly I must say, during your cloud journey you may have seen this error many times and fixed this many times. Also there can be engineers who are yet to see this error (among other errors) and want to fix this. In a Hybrid AAD Joined (HAADJ) environment, ideally what you want the device registration … Continue reading Azure AD Device Registration – Part 1 – How to Fix the Pending Registration State Issue?
[Product Feature] Passwordless Authentication with FEITIAN BioPass FIDO2 Security Key K49
FEITIAN Technologies recently reached me out via LinkedIn to request if I can review one of their latest Passwordless key products - K49. This is not a paid review and only contains my independent opinion as a technologist as well as an avid Identity and Access Management enthusiast. I'm always a big fan of going … Continue reading [Product Feature] Passwordless Authentication with FEITIAN BioPass FIDO2 Security Key K49