Azure Active Directory Conditional Access

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 – You can now have insights on your Conditional Access policies

If you use any Microsoft cloud solution, you are also using Azure Active Directory to manage users, groups and devices. If you use Azure AD, you may also have implemented Conditional Access policies to protect and secure access to your data. Well, good news as now you can also get insights and reports on your

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Azure AD – You can now use Conditional Access with your Azure AD B2C tenant

As you may already know, you can use Azure AD Conditional Access to secure access to your applications. Well, good news as you can now also use Conditional Access with your Azure AD B2C (Business to Consumer) tenant to help you address user risks when accessing your B2C applications. While you may already know the

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Azure AD – Continuous access evaluation is now in preview to improve Conditional Access evaluation

As you know you can implement Conditional Access on Azure Active Directory to determine conditions of access to applications published through Azure AD. You may also already know that Conditional Access evaluation may be delayed because authentication token obtained previously by the client is not yet expired. This means when a connection condition change it

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Azure AD – Conditional Access policies now applied to all client application by default

By now, you should already know the Conditional Access feature provided with Azure AD, helping you defining conditions to authorize access to applications/resources – like requesting multi factor authentication when outside of the corporate network. You should also know that legacy authentication endpoints (like SMTP, POP or IMAP) should be blocked. Well, an important update

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Azure AD – New Conditional Access full screen experience (preview)

As you know, Azure Active Directory (AAD) comes with a security capability to setup conditional access based on various settings to manage and secure access to your applications. Well, the Conditional Access experience has been updated and is currently in preview (you can opt-in/opt-out at any time). You can start experimenting the new experience by

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Azure AD – Don’t forget to exclude the directory synchronization accounts from conditional access

The following issue occurred for one of my customers after enabling MFA for all users. The directory synchronization stopped working. The above situation may not occur often as usually you are excluding trusted locations (aka your corporate network public endpoints) from applying conditional policies – especially when enabling MFA – and your Azure AD Connect

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Azure AD – You can now ‘live try’ Conditional Access

As you already know, Azure AD Conditional Access policies are one important component helping you securing access to your resources. Implementing Conditional Access policies is sometimes a little bit complicated as it may impact the ability of your users to access those resources. Well, good news, you can now enable a Report Only option when

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Exchange Online – You can now manage authentication session for Exchange Online with Azure AD Conditional Access

As you may be already aware, you have been able to manage authentication session (aka control the frequency at which your users need to re-enter their credentials) with SharePoint Online for quite some time by using the Azure AD Conditional Access. Well, now you can do the same for Exchange Online. You can use the

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