Multi-Factor Authentication Server version 8.1.10.1 addresses service crashes during activation

On November 9th, 2023, Microsoft released version 8.1.10.1 of its Azure MFA Server product that allows organization to add multi-factor authentication to RADIUS-, AD FS-, IIS-based and other on-premises authentication scenarios.   What’s New The release notes mention one change: Fix for crashes during activation Version 8.1.10.1 addresses an issue that caused the main Azure … Continue reading "Multi-Factor Authentication Server version 8.1.10.1 addresses service crashes during activation"

I'm speaking at the European SharePoint, Microsoft 365 and Azure Conference (ESPC23)

I’m happy to announce that I am returning as a speaker for the European SharePoint, Microsoft 365 and Azure Conference (ESPC) 2023 from November 27th to November 30th, 2023.   About ESPC23 The European SharePoint, Microsoft 365 & Azure Conference (ESPC) provides Microsoft 365 and Azure professionals with the expert content and connections to help … Continue reading "I'm speaking at the European SharePoint, Microsoft 365 and Azure Conference (ESPC23)"

Identity-related sessions at Microsoft Ignite 2023

Microsoft Ignite runs from November 15 – 17, 2023. This event offers in-person sessions and online sessions. In terms of delivery formats, Microsoft Ignite offers break-out sessions, product roundtables, live demos and expert meetups. As Identity geeks, we encourage you to attend the following Identity-related sessions at Microsoft Ignite 2023:   Break-out sessions BRK297H Secure … Continue reading "Identity-related sessions at Microsoft Ignite 2023"

What's New in Microsoft Defender for Identity in October 2023

Microsoft Defender for Identity helps Active Directory admins defend against advanced persistent threats (APTs) targeting their Active Directory Domain Services infrastructures. It is a cloud-based service, where agents on Domain Controllers provide signals to Microsoft's Machine Learning (ML) algorithms to detect and report on attacks. Its dashboard allows Active Directory, AD FS, and Certification Authority … Continue reading "What's New in Microsoft Defender for Identity in October 2023"

What's New in Entra ID (Azure Active Directory) for October 2023

Entra ID, previously known as Azure AD is Microsoft's Identity Management-as-a-Service solution, offering seamless access, easy collaboration, efficiency in IT processes and improved security and compliance. In its Release Notes for Entra ID and through the Microsoft 365 Message Center, Microsoft communicated the following planned, new and changed functionality for Entra ID for October 2023:   … Continue reading "What's New in Entra ID (Azure Active Directory) for October 2023"

On-premises Identity-related updates and fixes for October 2023

Even though Microsoft’s Identity focus moves towards the cloud, Windows Server 2016, Windows Server 2019 and Windows Server 2022 still receive updates to improve the experiences and security of Microsoft’s on-premises powerhouses. This is the list of Identity-related updates and fixes we saw for October 2023:   Windows Server 2016 We observed the following update … Continue reading "On-premises Identity-related updates and fixes for October 2023"