Microsoft Security Updates from Ignite 2020 for Altaro

Just when I thought I had the (similarly sounding names) of Microsoft’s security services / products down pat, it all changed at Ignite 2020. Most products have been given new names and this post I wrote for Altaro covers the highlights.

Enjoy! And thanks for reading.

Managing Identities and Passwords in Azure Active Directory for Altaro

This first of two articles for Altaro are leading up to a webinar that I’ll be co-delivering with Andy Syrewicze in early October. This one looks at Azure AD Privileged Identity Management, Identity Protection and Password Protection. Read it here.

Enjoy! And thanks for reading.

Microsoft Cloud App Security for virtualizationreview.com

Cloud App Security brokers are a quickly growing area in information security. Microsoft’s Cloud App Security has a large market share and is very powerful. This article for virtualizationreview.com covers what MCAS is, the different flavours it comes in and what you can do with it.

Read it here.

Enjoy! And thanks for reading.

Block bad passwords in Azure Active Directory and Active Directory for 4Sysops

One of the best ways to increase the security posture of your business is banning bad passwords. Microsoft makes this relatively easy with Password Protection in Azure AD (and AD). This article for 4sysops covers why and how, read it here.

Enjoy! And thanks for reading.