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Azure Active Directory Getting Custom Roles and MFA Improvements

https://redmondmag.com/articles/2020/03/25/azure-ad-custom-roles.aspx

2 weeks ago

Microsoft this month announced a couple of Azure Active Directory improvements with regard to custom roles and multifactor authentication support that are available now and on the horizon. 03/25/2020

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Microsoft Teams usage up by 12 million in the past week, hitting 44 million daily active users, due largely to COVID-19

https://www.zdnet.com/article/microsoft-teams-usage-up-by-12-million-in-the-past-week-hitting-44-million-daily-active-users-due-largely-to-covid-19/

3 weeks ago

Microsoft says Teams usage is spiking because of remote working due to the COVID-19 coronavirus. Meanwhile, it's readying more new Teams features for delivery later this year.

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Enable that MF-ing MFA: 1.2 million Azure Active Directory accounts compromised every month, reckons Microsoft

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2020/03/05/microsoft_12_million_enterprise_accounts_are_compromised_every_month/

4 weeks ago

'Really high number' could be fixed by using multi-factor authentication

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Password killer FIDO2 comes bounding into Azure Active Directory hybrid environments

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2020/02/25/fido2_azure_ad_hybrid/

a month ago

A preview of muddy paws all over your on-prem resources, or a passwordless future?

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Google Goes Live with Managed Service for Microsoft Active Directory

https://redmondmag.com/articles/2020/02/21/google-managed-service-for-microsoft-ad.aspx

a month ago

Google's Managed Service for Microsoft Active Directory is now a "generally available" service, according to a Thursday Google announcement. 02/21/2020

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Azure Active Directory Connect Preview Adds Support for Disconnected AD Forests

http://redmondmag.com/articles/2019/12/05/azure-ad-connect-disconnected-ad-forests.aspx

3 months ago

Microsoft on Thursday announced a preview of a new "Cloud Provisioning" feature for the Azure Active Directory Connect service that promises to bring together scattered Active Directory "forests." 12/05/2019

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Google IDs on Azure Active Directory B2B Service Now at 'General Availability'

http://redmondmag.com/articles/2019/11/20/google-ids-on-azure-ad-b2b.aspx

3 months ago

Microsoft announced on Wednesday that users of the Google identity and access service can use their personal log-in IDs with the Azure Active Directory B2B service to access resources as "guests." 11/20/2019

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Azure Active Directory Improvements Include Multifactor Authentication for All

http://redmondmag.com/articles/2019/11/05/azure-active-directory-improvements-ignite-2019.aspx

3 months ago

Microsoft on Monday announced a bunch or Azure Active Directory enhancements as part of its Ignite event happenings. 11/05/2019

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Microsoft Previews Windows VM Authentications via Azure Active Directory

http://redmondmag.com/articles/2019/12/12/windows-vm-authentications-via-azure-ad.aspx

3 months ago

Microsoft on Thursday announced a preview of remote authentications into Windows-based Azure virtual machines (VMs) using Azure AD credentials. 12/12/2019

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Microsoft Previews Windows VM Authentications via Azure Active Directory

https://redmondmag.com/articles/2019/12/12/windows-vm-authentications-via-azure-ad.aspx

4 months ago

Microsoft on Thursday announced a preview of remote authentications into Windows-based Azure virtual machines (VMs) using Azure AD credentials. 12/12/2019

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Azure Active Directory Connect Preview Adds Support for Disconnected AD Forests

https://redmondmag.com/articles/2019/12/05/azure-ad-connect-disconnected-ad-forests.aspx

4 months ago

Microsoft on Thursday announced a preview of a new "Cloud Provisioning" feature for the Azure Active Directory Connect service that promises to bring together scattered Active Directory "forests." 12/05/2019

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Google IDs on Azure Active Directory B2B Service Now at 'General Availability'

https://redmondmag.com/articles/2019/11/20/google-ids-on-azure-ad-b2b.aspx

5 months ago

Microsoft announced on Wednesday that users of the Google identity and access service can use their personal log-in IDs with the Azure Active Directory B2B service to access resources as "guests." 11/20/2019

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Microsoft says it has 20 million daily active Teams users

https://www.zdnet.com/article/microsoft-says-it-has-20-million-daily-active-teams-users/

5 months ago

Microsoft's Team group-collaboration service is growing quickly, but is still small compared to its overall Office 365 commercial subscriber base.

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Azure Active Directory Improvements Include Multifactor Authentication for All

https://redmondmag.com/articles/2019/11/05/azure-active-directory-improvements-ignite-2019.aspx

5 months ago

Microsoft on Monday announced a bunch or Azure Active Directory enhancements as part of its Ignite event happenings. 11/05/2019

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Microsoft Azure Active Directory Outage Blocks Access for 2.5 Hours

https://redmondmag.com/articles/2019/10/18/azure-ad-outage.aspx

6 months ago

Issues affecting the Azure Active Directory service blocked customers from accessing applications early on the morning of Oct. 18 for about 2.5 hours. 10/18/2019

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Kiss my ASCII, Microsoft – we've got one million fewer daily active users than you, boasts Slack

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/10/11/slack_microsoft_teams/

6 months ago

Redmond's bundled group chat app draws fire from Slackville

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Microsoft Previews New Azure Active Directory Roles and Bulk Management Capability

https://redmondmag.com/articles/2019/10/10/microsoft-previews-azure-ad-roles.aspx

6 months ago

Microsoft this week announced a couple of noteworthy previews of new capabilities for IT pros using the Azure Active Directory identity and access management service. 10/10/2019

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Microsoft Active Directory Service Offered by Google at Beta Release

https://redmondmag.com/articles/2019/08/29/google-managed-active-directory-service-at-beta.aspx

7 months ago

Google's Managed Service for Microsoft Active Directory offering is now at the beta-test release stage, according to a Thursday company announcement. 08/29/2019

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Microsoft is phasing out the Basic edition of Azure Active Directory

https://www.zdnet.com/article/microsoft-is-phasing-out-the-basic-edition-of-azure-active-directory/

8 months ago

Microsoft is looking to simplify its Azure Active Directory plan line-up by cutting the Basic edition.

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