Security

Information Protection – The Adobe PDF plugin for Information Protection is now bundled

As you are probably aware, Microsoft and Adobe have partnered for few years already to integrate Microsoft Information Protection solution with Adobe Acrobat clients (see https://blog.hametbenoit.info/2018/12/13/azure-integration-of-pdf-acrobat-reader-with-azure-information-protection-is-now-generally-available/). Well, good new as this plugin is no longer required and is integrated with Adobe installer starting version 22.001.20142. This integration applies to both Windows and MacOS version.

Office 365 – You can now customize the login pages for Attack Simulation Training

As you may know, if you have Office 365 E5 or Microsoft Defender for Office 365 P2 plans you can run attack simulation to keep your end-users aware of various attack types – from credential harvest (phishing) to malware. Until now when you were running a credential harvest or link in attachment simulation attack, the …

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Azure AD – A new portal/product family to manage your identity and access

If you use Microsoft cloud services – either Azure or Office 365 – you know that identity and access management is performed through the use of Azure Active Directory. Over time Azure AD has been improved by adding new capabilities and features to help you manage and secure your identity and access. Well, a new …

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Azure AD – Get a dashboard reporting Azure Identities and Role Governance at glance

As you know with Azure AD, you can create and manage Service Principals, delegate administration tasks using administration roles… but this is quite difficult to easily identify the number of Service Principal you have, Service Principals which has or will expire… To help you with that, the Azure AD teams has developed a workbook which …

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Azure AD – You can now define device filters for conditional access

As you know, with Azure AD you can configure Conditional Access policies to protect and secure access to your resources. These policies apply to users, devices and now to service principals too. Well, sometime you may want to have a conditional access policy to apply to specific devices but you can not create a specific …

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Azure AD – You can now configure conditional access policies for workloads identities (preview)

As you know, if you have at lease Azure AD P1 license you can configure and use Conditional Access to protect and secure access to your resources. The Conditional Access feature has been evolving a lot over the past few years and policies apply to either users/groups or devices. Now a new feature (in preview) …

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Azure AD – You can now create conditional access policies based on templates (preview)

As you know you can secure access to your resources using Azure AD Conditional Access policies. Well, good news, it is now going to be easier to create Conditional Access policies thanks to the use of templates. To create Conditional Access policy using templates, connect to your Azure AD portal (https://aad.portal.azure.com/) to access the Azure …

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Azure AD – New security features are now available for Azure MFA

As you know, you can secure access to your resources using Azure AD MFA and the Microsoft Authenticator application. Over the time, Azure AD MFA has been evolving to provide more features such as different authentication methods (like FIDO keys) or helping to start the password-less journey. Well, there have been several new features being …

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Azure – Use of native client to connect to Azure Bastion is here

If you work with Azure Virtual Machines you may and should already know Azure Bastion, the feature allowing you to connect directly to a virtual machine with RDP or SSH from the web browser without the need to have a public IP and have management ports opened. Well, good news the long awaited connection using …

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