Category: Security

Conditional Access in the new Azure portal

Azure AD Pass-Through Authentication and Seamless Single Sign-on

Last week Microsoft announced the public preview of Azure Active Directory Pass-Through Authentication (PTA) and Seamless Single Sign-on. These two features are great news for organizations who do not want to use the Azure cloud for handling authentication, but want to use the on-premises Active Directory infrastructure. Microsoft already provides a solution for that with …


Multi-Factor Authentication

Today just a short article about multi-factor authentication, to get your attention on securing the login process of your (cloud) users. Everybody knows it is very important to use a complex password to access (corporate) data. But even if your users are using complex passwords, passwords are still the weak link in IT security. The …


Intune MAM Conditional Access update

Two weeks ago I wrote this article about Intune Mobile Application Management (MAM), a great solution of Microsoft to keep your corporate data save on , for example, BYOD`s. This week at Ignite a great new feature of MAM was announced, Conditional Access for Exchange and SharePoint Online. Until now it was pretty hard to …


How to protect against ransomware?

Ransomware is shaping up to be the most important threat from the hacker community this year. Ransomware is malware, often received via a malicious email, which encrypts your files and making them inaccessible by for example opening the email attachment you thought it was an invoice from one of your suppliers. To decrypt your files …


Intune Mobile Application Management

A lot of people today use mobile devices like an Android smartphone or iPad to get access to corporate data, like email. This data may contain sensitive information which needs to be protected outside the corporate network. Companies started to use Mobile Device Management (MDM) solutions to keep their corporate data secure on company owned …


Azure AD Self-Service Password Reset

The first line of your IT Servicedesk probably receives a lot of phone calls from your end-users with the request to reset the users password. Resetting a password only takes a minute (or a few minutes when you first need to logon to the server or Office portal) for the engineer, so that`s no big problem. But …


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